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Farm Laborer

Silva Bro's Custom Chopping

Merced, CA

$17.51 per hour


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To properly harvest and care for almond trees in harvesting almonds, employee will be responsible for irrigating almond trees, fertilizing almond trees, spraying almond trees for pests, mowing surrounding area, tree removal, and harvesting of almonds. irrigation includes but is not limited to: turning pumps on. Thereafter he will go down every single row of trees to check for damage to any pipes or sprinklers themselves as rodents often chew up lines that feed the water. If any damage is present, employee will replace and repair the damaged line and/or sprinkler head. This is every day. Fertilizing includes but is not limited to: operating small tractor which has a fertilizer applicator on the back end, slowly drive tractor up and down every row of almond trees to fertilize. spraying almond trees with pest deterrent: - employer will mix chemicals into big fan. Once completed employee will drive tractor with fan behind it down and up every tow of trees. mowing surrounding area: employee is to walk up and down every row of trees and remove any over growth in the rows so to allow proper growth of the tree. this is done with rake and shovel. harvesting of almonds - employee is to rake the almonds in piles so harvester can pick up almonds on every row on each end. tree removal - as employee is watering he is looking for tree removal. if there is a dead tree he removes it with small saw and then shovel. Once removed he is to dig a small hole and plant a new tree for proper growth. Ancillary duties include corn harvesting from August - September. Hoe field with Grape Hoe; Aerate soil with Broadfork; Remove Mulch; Irrigate corn similar to duties involved with Almond tree irrigation; Spray corn for pest control with similar device as almond spray. Pick corn for harvesting and place in bucket to be packed and ready to ship.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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Two weeks of training will be provided by employer.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

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Silva Bro's Custom Chopping
Merced , CA 95341
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5900 West Dickenson Ferry Road., Merced CA 95341, Merced, CA 95341

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