- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Workers will plant and cultivate vegetables, fruit, and field crops both manually and by operating tractors and tractor drawn machinery. Manually prune, plant & harvest the following crops: Apples, Berries, Watermelon, Corn, Tomatoes, Asparagus, Peppers, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Peas, Green Beans, Cabbage, Pumpkins & Squash. Greenhouse work; some plants are started by seed in a temperature controlled environment. Workers will work with seeding plants in trays, stacking trays, covering stacks and moving stacks to hot room for good germination. This includes preparing trays for seeding, moving the stacks after germination to greenhouses. When seedlings reach appropriate size workers will transplant seedlings to prepared beds according to supervisors instructions. Drive & operate farm machines to grow & harvest fruits and vegetables. Attach farm implements, such as plow, seed drill and manure spreader to tractors and drive tractors and operate implements in field to till soil and plant, cultivate and fertilize crops. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate, spray & haul harvest crops. Repair & maintain farm vehicles, implements & mechanical equipment. Thin and weed plants. Must be able to use hand tools: shovels to
dig soil and remove rocks; trowels to plant seedlings; hoes to remove weeds without damage to plants and roots; tampers to plant seeds; shears to prune; and knives to harvest produce without cutting vines. Mix chemical solutions, such as pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers and spray crops. Must be able to lift and carry 75 Ibs consistently throughout the day. Must be able to bend and stoop and stand on feet for long periods of time to weed and harvest crops. After a completion of 2 days of training Employer will expect workers to pick a minimum of 100 bu with no more than 4% bruising. Employer may conduct/require random drug or alcohol tests at employer’s expense after hiring, for the safety of themselves and others as they will be operating machinery. Failure to comply with request or testing positive will result in termination. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse