- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Pecan Orchard /Maintenance – Duties may consist of picking up tree limbs and debris, applying fertilizer by hand, pruning pecan trees, planting trees, weed removal around orchards with weed eater, and mowers, will also be mowing orchards with a tractor. During harvest, duties include cleaning the orchard for harvest, harvesting pecans and cleaning pecans. Tractors will be used to harvest pecans. Pecan cleaning equipment will be used for cleaning pecans. Workers will also use shovels, weed eaters, chain saws, pole saws, tree pruners, backpack blower, grafting knives, utility vehicle, tractor, tying tool for use with stacking trees, lawn mowers, forklift, rakes, pecan dryers, tree shakers, pecan sprayers, backpack sprayers pecan cleaner, and pecan harvester with tractor. Tree Nursery – Duties may include potting trees with pot filling machine, pruning, and staking trees, removal of weeds, fertilizing trees, and moving trees in the nursery, in addition, planting of seed in trays and pots. May drive workers to the store and/or fields. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretions, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor instructions.
Cattle - Workers will perform any of the following tasks to attend to livestock, such as on-farm. Maintain heated watering system; operate feed wagons. Mix feed and additives, fills feed troughs with feed and water for livestock; Examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; Vaccinate animals by placing vaccine in drinking water or feed using syringes and hypodermic needles; Apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide. Confine livestock installs washes, clips them to prepare them for calving, and assists veterinarian in the delivery of offspring. Binds or clamps testes or surgically removes testes to castrate livestock. Clip identifying notches or symbols on the animal, or brand animal, using branding iron to indicate ownership; clean livestock stalls and sheds using disinfectant solutions, brushes, and shovels. Maintain farm buildings and equipment for the livestock.
OFLC Administrator publishes new AEWR rates yearly and we reserve the right to adjust our job order to the new published rate regardless of rate increases or decreases. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretion, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor’s instructions.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse