- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production/harvesting of pumpkins, watermelons, specialty squash, decorative corn, sunflowers, wheat, alfalfa, beans, millet, milo and cattle. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production.
General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/forklift equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops and farm grounds; paint farm structures; replace/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks.
Irrigation duties will include the following:
Pivots: maintenance/repair circle sprinkler system.
Flood Irrigation: shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; siphon water from ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water.
Other Irrigation Duties: lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools.
Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: feed/water livestock; herd livestock; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck.
Duties related to the Cutting/Sorting of Pumpkins/Watermelons will include the following:
Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to cut/sort/label pumpkins/watermelons by: discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; loading/unloading harvest transport vehicle; report malfunctions; general cleanup.
Duties related to the Packing of Produce will include the following:
Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: sort produce according to grade, color and size; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; clean up around conveyors and worksite; place produce in containers or on designated conveyors; bag seed wheat.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse