- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Pecan Orchard/Maintenance – Duties may consist of picking up tree limbs and debris, applying fertilizer by hand, pruning pecan trees, planting trees, weed removal around orchards with weed eater and mowers. Workers will also mow orchards with a tractor. During harvest, duties include cleaning the orchard for harvest, harvesting pecans and cleaning pecans. Tractors will be used to harvest pecans. Pecan cleaning equipment will be used for cleaning pecans. Workers will also use shovels, chain saws, pole saws, tree pruners, backpack blowers, grafting knives, utility vehicle, tractor, tying tool for use with stacking trees, forklifts, rakes, pecan dryers, tree shakers, pecan sprayers, backpack sprayers pecan cleaners, and pecan harvester with tractor.
Row Crop Production: Workers may drive and operate farm machinery to clear, plant, cultivate, harvest, and store grain crops such as corn and soybeans. Attach farm implements such as plow, disc, drill, planter, cultivator, along with any and all row crop equipment. Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following: shovel, level, haul, spread rock, dig holes, ditches, and trenches, mowing and trimming grass. Use hand tools such as shovels, trawls, hoes, grass trimmer, mower, pruning hooks, pruning shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil, transplanting, thinning, or pruning crops and spraying insecticide, fungicide, and herbicide with an air blast sprayer on tractor and 4-wheeler. May also construct, repair, and maintain fences and existing farm buildings and irrigation system repairs and maintenance. Worker’s duties will include the spreading of fertilizer or liquid manure. Workers may also clean and organize the shop, irrigate crops, and fix fences, cut, and rake. Workers may also be mixing spray chemicals and loading them into the sprayer and spraying the High Cycle Sprayer. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovels when needed. Maintain and clean all hand tools & mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Workers may be asked to transport workers to/from the housing unit to the worksite locations and to the grocery store each week.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse