- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Workers will be working in Cotton, peanuts, pecans, and tobacco crops. This work will focus on the season of cultivating, harvesting and curing of tobacco, along with pruning, weeding, and thinning. Harvest tobacco, stripping the stalk of all leaves. Wraps and ties tobacco plants. Loads and unloads harvested leaves onto truck or wagons. Pick up any loose leaves into crates and lift and load crates into assigned tobacco barn to be cured. After tobacco has cured, pull crates and pack cured tobacco into bales. Pick up any loose leaves that have fallen on the ground during the packing process. Load cured tobacco bales onto the truck. Grade, Sort,
or classify agricultural products by size, weight, color, and condition. Workers will manually plant, hoe,
weed, irrigate, clean spray, load/unload grain bins & trucks. Workers will till soil & apply fertilizers;
transplant, weed, thin, prune, cultivate, harvest field crops; apply pesticides; clean, pack & load
harvested products. Conduct post-harvest clean-up. Workers may construct trellises, repair fences, farm
bldgs., and other farm related activities. Perform daily maintenance and service on farm equipment and
machines. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, prune hooks, shears, knives. Operate
farm equip as determined by employer/supervisor if applicable. Workers may lift and carry up to 75 lbs.
Work may be conducted in inclement weather conditions including extremely hot, humid, cold, and/or
rainy weather. Employer provides 2 days training starting with first day of employment to new workers.
Workers must adhere to all safety rules as instructed by the supervisor. Workers must take care to
handle tools, equipment and crops in a manner to avoid injury or damage. The employer will comply
with all federal, state, and local safety requirements. Operational specifications can change during the
season due to crop or market conditions. Workers will be expected to conform to the specific
instructions given for each days work. Instructions and general supervision will be provided by the
employer or a designated supervisor.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse