General Farm Worker

General Farm Worker Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a General Farm Worker to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Informing farmers or farm manager of crop progress;
  • To monitor irrigation and the soil moisture as per crop requirements;
  • Set and Monitor the water pipelines;
  • Examine produce quality and quantity and prepare it for market;
  • Plant, fertilize, cultivate, spray, irrigate and harvest;
  • Maintain irrigation ditches clear and well maintained;
  • Set up and operate irrigation equipment and monitor water lines;
  • Plant, grow and harvest in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring productivity and quality goals are met or exceeded;
  • Care for plants as advised and assigned by the supervisor including planting, picking and weeding;
  • Repair and paints sheds, barns and fences;
  • Keeps and checks record on morality of the ostriches and other animals;
  • Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungi, and weeds;
  • Spraying and fertilizing, detecting disease and other problems in crops;
  • Operating & maintaining farm machinery & equipment;
  • Perform other general duties on the farm as required.

Requirements:

  • Put cartoons on each plant roots by hand for protection from sprays;
  • Keep record of sprays for the good quality;
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops;
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market;
  • Monitor for the adequate water supply for the newly plantations daily;
  • Assist other farm workers in tasks such as picking, sorting, packaging grapes;
  • Cut surrounding overgrown trees to extend plantation;
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment;
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. of weight and work in sun, rain, heat, cold, weekends if required;
  • Fertilize, spray and harvest crops;
  • Basic farm knowledge, familiarity with farm equipment and machinery will be an asset.