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Farm Hand

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm

Georgetown, TX

$13.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15127663276
Email address to Apply:
jonni@sweeteats.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Farm Hand Duties on 80 acre property and are lead by the Ag Manager. These include: Mowing- the green spaces around the property where customers pick fruit and play in the activities area Pruning fruit and Christmas trees Irrigation work- filling fuel for water pump, repairing PVC, putting in new PVC/drip tape or other for new crops; learning the basics of the irrigation system throughout the property Weed Eating-the green spaces around the property where customers pick fruit and play in the activities area Fence maintenance- the perimeter fence is a high tension, 6 strand electric fence-checking to make sure it is charged, cleaning/spraying fence line; cross fences-clean up trash, spray weeds Foliar spraying-spraying plants, trees with nutrients, spraying herbicide on walking paths, fence lines; if necessary, spraying for insects Planting and Maintaining Festival Areas- sunflower patches for summer; corn maze for Fall; decorative planting for pumpkin patch and Easter area Planting and Maintaining Fruit Trees-peaches/figs Planting and Maintaining Strawberries-ripped out in summer, replanted in Fall, harvested in Spring Planting and Maintaining Christmas trees-weeding, mowing paths, planting seedlings, pruning/shaping like a Christmas tree Planting and Maintaining Diversified Vegetable Garden-tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, lettuces, cabbage-weeding, starting seeds, transplanting seedlings, irrigation repair General repairs and maintenance of mowers, weed eaters- basics of checking oil, blades, cleaning out filters, washing off machines
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Be able to repeatedly lift 50 lbs Be on time and be dependable Have a can-do attitude Understand that this is hard physical labor Work in both the heat, cold, and sometimes rain
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Sweet Eats Fruit Farm
Company Name:
Nutrient Dense Farm
Location:
Georgetown, TX 78626
Telephone Number:
+15127663276

Worksite

Address:
14400 E. State Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX 78626

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22174-308213
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
employee discount of 50% off farm items--eggs, food truck, crops, general store, bakery
Date Posted:
7/18/2022

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