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Farm Worker

Fair Weather Growers LLC

Rocky Hill, CT

$17.80 per hour


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Job Description

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Job requires using machinery to work ground; till soil; prepare and maintain land; and plant, irrigate, fertilize, spray, cultivate, harvest, package, sort and transport various fruit, vegetable, and flower crops as well as supplies and finished products. Employees will also perform CSA harvesting, packing and dispersing CSA shares, processing and packing fresh produce from the farm. Production of crops will take place in greenhouses as well as in fields. Equipment that workers may be required to operate includes, but is not limited to, tractors with various implements, bean harvesters, and box trucks. Non CDL farm trucks will be loaded with agricultural products and driven on the farm and to storage facilities. Job requires loading and unloading trucks; participating in irrigation activities including setting up and operating irrigation equipment, clearing and maintaining irrigation ditches, operating well motors, draining excess water from fields, and monitoring fields to check on and maintain adequate water supply to crops; assisting with the stocking of the farm market with produce; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of storage sheds, buildings, greenhouses, and all farm equipment; ensuring operational areas are organized and well maintained; using hand tools and equipment to repair, clean and maintain farm vehicles, machinery and specialized machinery and agricultural equipment; regularly servicing equipment; welding; mowing and landscaping on the farm; removing, cutting, and splitting of trees and debris; stacking, loading and moving split logs; lifting items as needed; using computers for record keeping, maintaining logs, and creating labels and tags. Duties include caring for livestock and other farm animals including but not limited to feeding, watering, grooming, handling, and cleaning pens/pastures. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and/or locations often and engage in various general functions. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. The employer reserves the right to increase workers' pay or provide bonuses based on tenure, performance, or other factors that are solely based on the discretion of the employer.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

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Job requires having or being able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Applicants must have mechanical skills and abilities. Job will require periods when workers may be exposed to varying weather conditions and extensive pushing, pulling, sitting, walking, stooping, bending, or repetitive movements. Random criminal background checks may occur post-hire at the employers expense. These checks may be performed to ensure a safe housing and work environment for all workers.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 6:40 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fair Weather Growers LLC
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Telephone Number:


1146 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Job Order Details

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