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Moonlight Companies Spray Rig Operator (Field) in Reedley, California

Job Title: Field Spray Rig Operator (completed California Pesticide Handler Certification Training)

Location: Field Reports To: Field Manager for all scheduling and field duties. Director of Human Resources for all safety and onboarding duties

Non-Exempt - Hourly

Position Purpose: Works with agricultural chemicals and farm equipment to protect crops, plants and people.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Safely Mix, Load, Handle and Apply Farm Chemicals (including pesticides and fertilizers)

  • Drives tractors, spray equipment and other farm equipment

  • Follow Moonlight Companies, Field Spaying Protocols regarding the safe application of chemicals in the field

  • Inspect equipment and tools daily to verify everything is in good condition and working properly

  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to minimize risks and health issues

  • Properly store chemicals in prevent exposure to others and damage to the product

  • Follow California Pesticide Safety Regulations and complete training regularly

  • Haul farming equipment to and from different ranch locations

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to cold and hot temperatures which consists of outdoor work.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience mixing, loading, handling and applying pesticides and farm chemicals

  • Completed prior pesticide handler safety training

  • Bilingual a plus (Spanish/English)

  • Ability to work well in a team-based environment with limited supervision

  • Ability to produce results in a fast-paced environment

  • Valid CA Driver License

  • Clean DMV record

This position may encompass other duties than the specified duties listed above. If necessary, alternative duties can be assigned at the discretion of the direct supervisor.

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