Occupation Profile for Farm Labor Contractors

Recruit, hire, furnish, and supervise seasonal or temporary agricultural laborers for a fee. May transport, house, and provide meals for workers.

 
 
 

 
 
Sample Job Titles
Contractor, Farm
Crew Leader
Harvest Contractor
Harvest Contractor, Field Crop
Harvesting Contractor

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Employ foremen to deal directly with workers when recruiting, hiring, instructing, assigning tasks, and enforcing work rules.
  • Core — Supervise the work of contracted employees.
  • Core — Furnish tools for employee use.
  • Supplemental — Direct and transport workers to appropriate work sites.
  • Supplemental — Provide check-cashing services to employees.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

11 Farm Labor Contractor Jobs Found


GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to Maintenance Managers, this role supervises department team members focused on the maintenance of Earthbound F...
Earthbound Farm - San Juan Bautista - posted 23 days ago
Reporting to Engineering & Maintenance Manager, this position provides project engineering support to all areas of the plant facilities. Assists in...
Earthbound Farm - San Juan Bautista - posted 28 days ago
Full-time, 40 hours per week, year round position, grade 18, hourly rate commensurate with experience and qualifications The position is responsibl...
Amherst College - MA - Amherst - posted 20 days ago
Recruiter to contact: Holly Lewis Job Title: Night Shift Utility Worker w/Class B CDL Job Number: 157175 Location: Ontario, OR Compensation: $13-15...
Cenergy Partners - OR - Ontario - posted 29 days ago
This position is open as of 12/5/2016. Estimator - Estimating, Construction, Electrical Estimating My client is searching for an individual who has...
CyberCoders - Geneseo - posted 18 days ago
Recruiter to contact: Holly Lewis Description: The Utility worker will perform a variety of tasks in the operations and maintenance of water distri...
Cenergy Partners - FL - Mary Esther - posted 1 day ago
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Reliability Leader supports a Business Unit with multiple lines, value stream teams, or technology groups. The Reliabilit...
Whitewave Foods Company - TX - Dallas - posted 6 days ago
Pay Information Base Pay: 80000 - 110000 USD paid yearly. Doherty Career Solutions is work with a leading construction company to identify an Estim...
Doherty | The Employment Experts - IL - Geneseo - posted 29 days ago
This position is located in Clewiston, Florida Reports directly to VPHR and indirectly to SVP, Sugarcane Operations. Also, position is fully accoun...
United States Sugar Corp - Clewiston, FL - posted 15 days ago
This position is located in Clewiston, Florida Reports directly to VPHR and indirectly to SVP, Sugarcane Operations. Also, position is fully accoun...
United States Sugar Corp - Clewiston, FL - posted 15 days ago

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