Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Each worker will be expected to primarily operate ATV equipment (could include occasional heavy equipment operation) in order to control brush by hand spraying herbicides or brush in open pastures daily by performing the following duties:
Operate attach/hook-up all ATV/farm/heavy equipment; visually inspect equipment and vehicles operated each day and report items in need of repair; perform various manual labor duties including filling sprayer tanks with water and chemicals according to formula, operates field-type sprayer equipment from (ATV) presses the lever, and points nozzle to apply herbicides to the selected area; keep work areas and equipment clean; perform all safety requirements as identified in the Job Safety Analysis (JSA). Must be able to work eight (8) hour shifts, six (6) days a week (there may be extended hours offered as necessary). Each worker will be required to successfully complete a company physical and drug screening post-employment at the employers expense. Each worker will require the ability to withstand prolonged exposure to vibrating motions, extreme temperature fluctuations, windy conditions, extended periods of standing, walking, and sitting. The job will also entail all workers to have an ability to perform repetitive motions such as, stooping, kneeling, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, as well as moving materials and equipment weighing up to fifty (50) pounds over a distance of ten (10) feet or more. There are minimum vision standards and depth perception; requires the ability to properly manage and handle pesticides fertilizers, fuels, and lubricants. Each worker must comprise the ability to understand and follow direction from supervisor(s); requires the ability to interact effectively with co-workers, requires the ability to understand and comply with posted work rules and procedures, ability to read and comprehend instructions. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, assist in training new employees, attend and participate in company safety programs, possess the ability to operate other equipment, and clean out water troughs if necessary. Work is performed outdoors in various field locations on ranch property. Requires exposure to all temperatures and weather extremes (i.e., heat, rain, wind, cold, and dusty conditions), moving equipment, loud noises, wetness, dust fumes and requires walking on soft muck and hard uneven surfaces. Must be a team player who is willing to cooperate with others. Must be able to accept constructive criticism from a supervisor.