Daily Farm Updates Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tractor Driver (Seasonal)

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Tractor Drivers are an integral part of guests’ experience on the farm. Equipment operators control and drive equipment used for our hayrides pumpkin valet (Fall Season). These positions require advanced safety training to meet CGO specific safety requirements and will be granted access to equipment after successfully completing a driving test. High attention to detail is also imperative in reporting malfunctions or other equipment-related issues. We are looking for individuals who are family-friendly, can give customer service with a smile, and be able to assist us in creating memories that last a lifetime.

Tractor Driver Job Overview

Tractor Driver (Must be 18 years of age or older): The priority of a tractor driver is to operate our hayride and ensure guest and employee safety and positive interactions. This person will operate a tractor and trailer ride which will transport guests and employees along a specific route around the farm. You must work as a team to coordinate hayride rotations out to Country Corner and U-Pick areas. You will also assist the hayride greeter as needed in safely onboarding and offboarding guests. Light inspection of the tractor and trailer is required and reporting any problems to either the Farm Mechanic or Owner. This position requires you to be 18 years of age or older with experience operating farm equipment. You must also carry a valid driver’s license and pass the tractor driving test. This position will be given with first priority to returning staff and will open up to the new employees if openings exist.

How to Apply

  1. Open the application

    Click here to open the application. Again, be sure this opens in a new tab. This will allow you to switch between the job description(s) and application as needed, without losing the information you’ve entered in your application.

  2. Review the application

    As you will see on the application, we recommend reviewing the entire screen and gathering all information before beginning to complete the form. The sections that follow that screen must be completed immediately afterward and will take approximately an additional 10 minutes to complete.

It is the policy of Center Grove Orchard to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. An individual shall not be denied equal access to employment opportunities because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or physical or mental disability.

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