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Farm Worker

  • ... Springfield, NEW JERSEY, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 17.2 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Farm Worker   

JOB TITLE:

Farm Worker

JOB TYPE:

Contract

JOB LOCATION:

Springfield NEW JERSEY United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
As a vegetable farm practicing natural farming methods, we will need manual labor to perform the following tasks: (March - May) Set up and assemble propagation racks, LED lights, and heat pads.
Mix seedling mix and fertilizers by using hand tools and/or mixing equipment.
Prepare 1020 seedling trays with prepared mix.
Insert various and Asian vegetable seeds.
Check & adjust moisture and temperatures regularly.
Prepare greenhouse planting beds by shaping rows through the use of a variety of hand tools to include, but not limited to, broad fork, hoe, rake, and flat head shovel.
Soil test for ideal PH neutrality, and add lime/calcium to mitigate highly acidic soils.
Lay wood chip mulch for walkways and lay down weed fabric in adjacent walkways.
Lay down drip tape for irrigation.
Repair greenhouse by repairing, pulling and securing pastic covers.
Prepare cucumber beetle yellow sticky traps.
Unpacking/packing agricultural supply orders.
Maintain, clean, organize, and/or sanitizing work areas.
(May - September) Remove silage tarp coverings, shape, and PH-test soil bed.
Cultivate/weed removal by a variety of hoes/cultivators.
Lay landscape fabric on outdoor beds.
Plant seedlings by hand and/or by the paper pot transplanter.
Install support sticks and string for crops as needed.
Assist with pruning peppers, tomatoes, and cucumbers.
Harvest tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables as needed for sale.
Organize, clean and sanitize work areas.
Loading/unloading of vegetable boxes.
(September - December) Harvest cayenne peppers.
Load and unload vegetable boxes.
Clean and clear dead plants.
Lay out silage tarps in preparation for next season.
Stock up agricultural supplies.
Maintain and fix any broken greenhouses.
Prepare greenhouses for winter harvest in greenhouse.
Lifting required up to 50 lbs Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors.
Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.
The employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow quality vegetables.
Employer assures that workers will be provided, at no cost, transportation from living quarters to work site every day (for workers who must be provided housing under the applicable regulations).
Regardless of whether the employer requires a background check as a condition of employment, the employer may terminate for cause, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, any worker found during the period of employment to have a criminal conviction record or status as a registered sex offender that the employer reasonably believes will endanger the safety or welfare of other workers, company staff, customers, or the public at large.
Job Classification:
45-2092.
00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Three months of vegetable farm work experience required.
Work outside in extremely hot and/or wet weather conditions.
Walk, stoop, bend, push, pull, sit, and reach for prolonged periods of time.
Lift, carry, load and unload up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to count to 100.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.
M.
- 1:00 P.
M.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

17.2 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707478069-6e72cd8a19e2bfd3be212a1eb897f6ac

LOCATION:

NEW JERSEY United States

CITY:

Springfield

Job Origin:

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Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
As a vegetable farm practicing natural farming methods, we will need manual labor to perform the following tasks: (March - May) Set up and assemble propagation racks, LED lights, and heat pads. Mix seedling mix and fertilizers by using hand tools and/or mixing equipment. Prepare 1020 seedling trays with prepared mix. Insert various and Asian vegetable seeds. Check & adjust moisture and temperatures regularly. Prepare greenhouse planting beds by shaping rows through the use of a variety of hand tools to include, but not limited to, broad fork, hoe, rake, and flat head shovel. Soil test for ideal PH neutrality, and add lime/calcium to mitigate highly acidic soils. Lay wood chip mulch for walkways and lay down weed fabric in adjacent walkways. Lay down drip tape for irrigation. Repair greenhouse by repairing, pulling and securing pastic covers. Prepare cucumber beetle yellow sticky traps. Unpacking/packing agricultural supply orders. Maintain, clean, organize, and/or sanitizing work areas. (May - September) Remove silage tarp coverings, shape, and PH-test soil bed. Cultivate/weed removal by a variety of hoes/cultivators. Lay landscape fabric on outdoor beds. Plant seedlings by hand and/or by the paper pot transplanter. Install support sticks and string for crops as needed. Assist with pruning peppers, tomatoes, and cucumbers. Harvest tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables as needed for sale. Organize, clean and sanitize work areas. Loading/unloading of vegetable boxes. (September - December) Harvest cayenne peppers. Load and unload vegetable boxes. Clean and clear dead plants. Lay out silage tarps in preparation for next season. Stock up agricultural supplies. Maintain and fix any broken greenhouses. Prepare greenhouses for winter harvest in greenhouse. Lifting required up to 50 lbs Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. The employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow quality vegetables. Employer assures that workers will be provided, at no cost, transportation from living quarters to work site every day (for workers who must be provided housing under the applicable regulations). Regardless of whether the employer requires a background check as a condition of employment, the employer may terminate for cause, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, any worker found during the period of employment to have a criminal conviction record or status as a registered sex offender that the employer reasonably believes will endanger the safety or welfare of other workers, company staff, customers, or the public at large.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Three months of vegetable farm work experience required. Work outside in extremely hot and/or wet weather conditions. Walk, stoop, bend, push, pull, sit, and reach for prolonged periods of time. Lift, carry, load and unload up to 50 pounds. Must be able to count to 100.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

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