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in Belle Glade, FL

$21 per hour
About this job
  • Responsible for safely operating fuel truck and delivering fuel to farm equipment throughout designated farming operations in an efficient and organized manner

  • Demonstrate the ability to make necessary adjustments to fuel truck and equipment to accommodate changing field conditions. Advise Area Manger and/or designated management team member of any problem areas and/or unusual conditions in a timely manner.

  • Understand and recognize the limitations of the various farm equipment.

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform service and preventative maintenance functions on fuel truck; identify any unusual mechanical changes in the operation of equipment; communicate the state of repair or disrepair to appropriate representative.

  • Complete accurate record of time worked according to time tracking procedures.

  • Maintain consistent open lines of communication with Area Manager and management team; promote team atmosphere.

  • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

  • Comply with environmental regulations, safety rules and standards. Must understand and follow all US Sugar and Sugarcane Operations departmental policies and procedures.

  • Attend departmental meetings and safety meeting when scheduled.

  • All other duties as directed by management representatives.

  • Solid working knowledge of equipment and related agricultural operations.

  • Must be able to function independently, demonstrate flexibility and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Exercise good judgment and solid thought process.

  • Ability to apply and adapt to practices and techniques to the special requirements of senior management.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, management staff and senior level management.

  • Ability to respond to inquiries from team members, management team or internal customers.

  • Must be able to hand and coordinate multiple duties of an urgent nature.

  • A valid driver's license is required and must be maintained. Must have hazardous materials endorsement. DOT certification required. Commercial driver's license preferable.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to handle and/or move various objects, tools and/or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk, hear and see.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Physical requirements also include the following but are not limited to:

  • Ability to freely access all areas of the farms, groves and plant including offices, various equipment, etc.
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary.
  • Ability to safely work on an isolated farm location or in a location where work is being performed with minimal supervision
  • Ability to move or handle various items generally weighing between 0-50 pounds; ability to lift and carry up to 50+ pounds.
  • Ability to work varied hours and days.
  • Will be expected to work outside in all kinds of weather.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions on a regular basis.

Outside working conditions may be rainy, hot, humid, dusty, windy, etc. depending on the weather as well as the work location. Some work locations will be isolated which requires the employee to work independently and safely with minimum to no supervision.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Employee may also be required to drive a vehicle for extended time periods.