Farm Operator 1

Job Details

  • Date Posted: July 31, 2023
  • Location: Bells, Tennessee 38006
  • Company: The Pictsweet Company

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  • Bells, Tennessee 38006

The Pictsweet Company


The Pictsweet Company is growing! We are currently looking for farming associates to join our team.


Summary of Essential Duties:

Duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Operate various field equipment, such as corn harvester, greens cutter, and tractor.
  • Drive a field tractor, pulling a loaded trailer.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner. Be observant of people in the area, terrain, possible obstacles that might create a safety hazard.
  • Communicate with field reps, Machine Harvest mechanics, general laborers, and other personnel as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with mechanics to maintain equipment in good operating condition. Inform mechanics of problems and issues with equipment.
  • Communicate with field reps on crop condition, progress of cutting and other concerns as needed.
  • Perform manual labor, working as needed on or by harvesting equipment.
  • Miscellaneous farm duties.


  • Must demonstrate skill operating sophisticated farm equipment, such as bean harvesters and corn harvesters. This is normally acquired by a minimum of two years experience operating complex farm machinery.
  • Must have a basic understanding of the mechanical operations systems of harvesting equipment (steering, brakes, and hydraulic lifts).
  • Prior experience with Pictsweet Harvesters or similar equipment strongly preferred.


Cognitive &Psychological:
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of machinery.
  • Able to read and write.
  • Must be physically capable of working in extreme temperatures (varies with outdoor weather) and dry, dusty or wet conditions.
  • Must be able to work long hours in a physically demanding environment. Physical demands may be varied, with prolonged periods of standing, bending, pulling, walking, sitting, etc.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • As determined by “fit for duty” assessment by medical professional.
  • Must be available to work irregular schedule, seven days/week when harvesting or no work due to slow harvest or bad weather.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to work-site(s)
  • Must be able to follow basic instructions.