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Posted Jan 24
Vandemark Farms

​Trebro Sod Harvester Operator

Whitakers, NC, United States Full Time

TREBRO SOD HARVESTER OPERATOR

Vandemark Sod Farms is a year-round expanding operation in need of good, quality employees. As our family business grows we continue searching for employees looking to succeed along with us.

Vandemark Sod is the premier provider of turf products to Eastern NC. Our main product is turf, which we provide to the landscaping, as well as, athletic fields and golf courses. We grow, harvest and ship five types of sod from our Whitakers, Middlesex and Spring Hope locations. The Trebro Sod Harvester Operator position is a full time, year round position that will report directly to the owner of the company. If you meet the following job qualifications, please email a detailed resume or stop by to complete an application.

JOB DESCRIPTION and RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Trebro Harvester Operator is responsible for the day to day operation of one or more of our harvesting crews and operating the harvesting machine. The Operator will receive direction from our owners, and will be responsible for completing tasks that are assigned. The primary tasks of the position include:

  • Operating various harvesters in the most efficient manner.
  • Operating tractors to move pallets of sod.
  • Using all-terrain forklifts to load company trucks to service customers.
  • Performing routine daily and weekly maintenance of harvesting equipment.
  • Working with others to meet harvesting load.
  • Performing some manual labor.
  • Assists with any other jobs on the farm as needed.
  • Maintain excellent sod quality of cut.

This work must be handled efficiently with attention to quality and safety.

We need this person to be firm but fair and have a respect and appreciation for farming and family business.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Farm experience required.
  • Proficient in operating and working with farm equipment/tractors and forklifts.
  • Willingness and ability to be trained in all phases of company operations.
  • Must be able to follow instructions and have some computer skills
  • Must be a motivated self-starter.
  • Valid NC driver's license required.
  • Maintenance/field mechanical skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task and solve problems.
  • Knowledge of Sod farming a plus.
  • High level of quality control IQ.

Bilingual Spanish a plus

Veterans encouraged to apply

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

Competitive wages based on experience and qualifications

Benefits to be discussed at interview

Please respond by emailing your resume to careers@vandemarkfarms.com

Subject line: Trebro Sod Harvester Operator

If the above requirements are met you will be contacted for an interview.

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