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Career and Education Opportunities for Farm Labor Contractors

In general, farm labor contractors recruit, hire, and supervise seasonal or temporary agricultural laborers for a fee. They also may transport, house, and provide meals for workers.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Farm Labor Contractor career.

STATES WITH Farm Labor Contractor OPPORTUNITIES

Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Farming

JOB DESCRIPTION: Farm Labor Contractor

Farm labor contractors supervise the work of contracted employees. They also employ foremen to deal directly with staff when recruiting and enforcing work rules. Equally important, farm labor contractors have to pay the wages of contracted farm laborers. They are often called upon to recruit and hire agricultural staff. They are expected to furnish food and field sanitation facilities to contracted staff. Finally, farm labor contractors furnish tools for employee use.

Every day, farm labor contractors are expected to be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They need to articulate ideas and problems. It is also important that they understand what others are saying to them even in a noisy environment.