Blueberry Harvester Operator
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Northfield, ME 04654
Temporary position, from 7/28/20 to 9/08/20, with Hennessey Brothers, in and around Whitneyville, ME. Drives and operates one or more farm machines such as tractors, trucks, and mechanical harvesters to perform specific farm activity such as harvesting blueberries. Drives tractor and operates designed towed machine (95%). Prepares harvesting machine by adjusting necessary items on the equipment and mechanisms, (3%). Refuels engine, lubricates machine parts and monitors machine operations to ensure optimum performance(1%). Drives truck to haul materials and products on trucks and trailers by hand or by use of a forklift (1%). All tools and equipment to be supplied by employer. Applicant should have 3 months experience as an agricultural equipment operator. You will not be supervising other employees. Hours are Mon-Fri 9 hours per day, Saturday 5 hours for a total of 50 hours per week. 3/4 guarantee. Housing available at no cost to those who cannot return home at the end of the work day due to unreasonable commuting distance to their permanent residence.