- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Workers will perform assign duties as instructed by their supervisor.
Rogueing: the worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the corn fields, removing the corn plants that are from a different species leaving the field ready for detasseling.
Corn detasseling: the worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the corn fields, removing the spikes that are left after the detasseling machine passes through. Workers will remove the spikes and drop them on the ground.
Seed Corn Sorting: After the machine harvests the seed corn from the fields, the corn cobs will be put on a conveyor belt so the workers can sort the corn cubs by size and class.
Weeding: Workers will remove weeds by use of a hoe from the walk-way and remove all weeds growing around plants by hand. Workers will remove weeds from the growing area, by raking piles of debris and dispose of it as instructed.
Planting of fruits and vegetables: A tractor will go over the fields making holes for the plants, workers will grab a tray of plants from the truck, walking down the rows the worker will put one plants per hole, when finish with the tray, the worker will walk back to the truck and grab another tray of plants, repeating the process through the work day.
Harvesting of Fruit and Vegetables: Once at the picking location, doing a row at a time, workers will move down the rows plucking the crop from the plants and putting them in a container. Once the container is full the worker will take the container to the truck and dump the content. The worker will go back to his picking area and fill his container up again, repeating the process through the work day.
Potato Planting: Potato planting is done by machine, with a sharp knife; workers will cut the seed potatoes in four and put the pieces into the machine, once the machine is ready for planting it will be taken to the fields. Potatoes Harvesting: The worker will pick the potatoes up from the ground placing them in a 5/8 BU bucket, once the bucket is full, the worker will take the bucket to the truck and dump the potatoes in the back of the truck, repeating the process throughout the day.
Sorting potatoes: Potatoes will be harvested by machine and put in a conveyor belt; workers will stand by the conveyor belt and sort the potatoes by size and quality at the same time workers will need to remove debris.
Christmas Trees: Workers will perform heavy manual labor including but not limited to planting, cultivating, pruning, applying herbicides and insecticides, and fertilizing Christmas trees. Cut, bale and stack fresh-cut Christmas trees by hand. Load fresh-cut Christmas trees by hand. Workers will make wreaths and garland/roping from cut greenery produced on the farm. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Must be able to lift and carry 100 lbs. repetitively throughout the workday.
Field Maintenance: workers will Hand Weeding, Rock removal, Stick removal, Painting, Grass trimming, Wood box construction, washing boxes Mulching, produce packaging.
The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in a possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands repeatedly. The employer will provides the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker’s refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due such worker’s willful damage or destruction of the tools.
Workers that qualify may be required to operate Agriculture Machinery or Equipment.
General farm upkeep and maintenance such as painting, fixing, cleaning, and organizing out building and equipment.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse