Farm Labor Fertilizer Operator in Arlington, AZ

Hickman Egg Ranch Inc
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Job Description

Crack Open the Possibilities – Fertilizer Operator!

As a fertilizer operator you will be responsible for packaging fertilizer and maintaining a clean organized work area throughout your shift. A fertilizer operator will be working outdoors and needs to be safety conscious, reliable and able to adapt to the environment.

Hickman’s Family Farms is a family owned business that is proud of being the freshest egg provider in the Southwest for over 75 years. What began as a few hens laying fresh eggs for the family in 1944, has grown into a local egg icon.

But it’s the people behind the farm fresh eggs that really make Hickman’s special.

We want you and your egg-cellent set of skills to join our community of employees, neighbors and friends in one of the various positions available. Here every day is a fresh start.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Be a team player
  • Pack fertilizer in a timely manner
  • Practice and follow safety guidelines
  • Practice good housekeeping
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Capable of being on your feet for up to 8 hours or more
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. throughout the shift
  • Able to work outdoors
  • Ability to become forklift certified
  • Able to pass a respirator physical

Benefits and Perks

  • Matching 401k
  • Health Insurance, Health Savings Account Contribution, HEALTHJOY 24 hour telemedicine
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Birthday
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health and Wellness Fitness
  • Bashas/Food City/AJs added 5% discount
  • Uniforms provided
  • $20 reimbursement for steel toe/non slip footwear
  • $4 weekly for Egg Purchases, $2.50/five dozen at Hickman’s Egg Store 1x weekly
  • Attendance Incentive

Now you don’t have to scramble for opportunities. Crack open the possibilities & Apply today!

Hickman’s Family Farms and its brands are an Equal Opportunity Employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Hickman’s Family Farms will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances. You are applying for a position with Hickman’s Family Farms that is designated as a Safety Sensitive Position pursuant to A.R.S. §23-493 et seq. You are ineligible for placement in a Safety Sensitive Position if you are engaged in the current use of any drug, whether legal, prescribed by a physician or otherwise, if it could cause an impairment or otherwise decrease or lessen your job performance or ability to perform your job duties.

Job Description

The Blender Operator is responsible for unloading, loading and blending fertilizer.

What your day may look like

  • Blends and loads fertilizer formulations.
  • Maintains conveyor systems.
  • Loads trucks of fertilizer.
  • Maintains cleanliness in fertilizer storage and loadout areas.
  • Other work-related duties as assigned by leader.
  • Reliable and regular attendance is expected, attendance incentive per hour, under $19/hr.

Education and experience needed for this position

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must pass a drug test and background check.

Your work environment and the physical aspects of the job

The work environment for this position is that of a typical warehouse and distribution environment where the noise level is usually moderate to loud and occasionally very loud. In this position, the employee regularly works near moving equipment/mechanical parts and exposed to farm smell, flies, dust/particulates. This position requires you to use your hands for many different tasks and to talk, hear, walk, stand and sit. You will be regularly required to lift or move up to 50-75 pounds.