- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Field preparation including weeding, shoveling, and hoeing, manually plant, cultivate, harvest, grade and pack all Spring
Summer, & Fall fruits and vegetables. To include but not limited to strawberries, tomatoes, okra, blueberries, blackberries, melons, & pumpkins, lettuce, broccoli, turnip greens, squash, & cucumbers. This includes transplanting, irrigation, and pruning, stake and string on trellis, cut and stack firewood. This requires prolonged bending, stooping, & reaching , must be able to lift minimum of 50 pounds. Workers should be fast with hands and very agile. Assemble shipping cartons, load and unload delivery trucks. Will be responsible for maintenance and repairs of irrigation systems, and daily cleaning of work areas. Workers must perform work in extreme temperatures ranging from 25*F to 100*F. Work varies from day to day depending on various crops. All tools and supplies will be provided by employer at no cost to worker.
*Strawberries: 1)Pre-harvest: weed and remove dead leaves from plants, apply row covers for frost protection and remove accordingly. 2)Harvest: pick berries in approved container & load onto lading truck/trailer. 3)Post-harvest: remove plants, plastic mulch, & irrigation lines by hand.
4) New-crop: Preparation of fields including spreading fertilize, laying plastic mulch and water lines. Seeding the row middles, hand planting of strawberry plants and monitoring progress,
re-apply row covers as needed through out Winter and Spring.
*Blueberries and Blackberries: prune, irrigate, and harvest
*Okra: Plant, maintain clean row centers, harvest in 5 gallon buckets, pack into 15 pound boxes, place in cooler.
*All other seasonal Fruits, Vegetables & Melons: Plant seeds, transplant, lay plastic mulch, and water lines for irrigation. Plant, harvest, packing throughout Fall, Spring, & Summer.
*Propagate seeds and transplant into appropriate containers inside green houses through out Winter & Spring months.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse