CSS Farms, LLC Seasonal Equipment Operator in Bliss, New York
CSS Farms is a multi-state agricultural business with a mission of Growing Great Together. We achieve this by leading the way in stewardship and solutions for every field, every load, every day.
At CSS Farms we take great pride in doing the job right and believe our best work is achieved when we work together. Farming is our way of life, we have a deep passion for the land, our families, and our communities. We have a legacy rooted in solving hard problems and tackling new business ventures.
This position is responsible for skillfully operating and maintaining farm equipment.
This position reports directly to the Equipment Manager.
In this position you will:
Operate heavy and light equipment including but not limited to tractors, trucks, pickups, skid steers, loaders, and other equipment as needed
Optimize practices and utilize the latest ag technology such as GPS and precision ag equipment
Preform preventive maintenance as recommended by company and related manufacturers
Keep accurate, complete, and timely records of repair work performed
Maintain work area, chemical storage area, and equipment in a condition that promotes good safety practices
Use and maintain all personal protection equipment recommended for each work situation
Exercise respect and professionalism when working with landowners and other staff
Take on other tasks and responsibilities as needed
Walking and working outdoors in the elements
Ability to bend, squat, twist, and crouch to achieve angle and positions required to perform various repairs
Standing for extended periods of time
Driving between farm sites to move supplies
Regularly handling objects of up to 65 lbs.
2+ years’ experience operating and maintaining farm equipment
Great problem-solving skills and a desire to be in a self-directed role
Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and/or oral instructions
Ability to maintain accurate, complete, and timely records
Willingness to work extended hours including weekends and holidays as required by seasonal nature of the business
Demonstrated strong work-ethic and exceptional interpersonal skills
Previous experience working with potatoes and irrigated crops is a plus
Knowledge of crop Agronomics
Class A CDL
Proficient bilingual, written and verbal, in Spanish and English is preferred but not required
- In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire
CSS Farms is an EOE.
CSS Farms expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.