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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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Job Details
Job Order Number
2561172
Company Name
Seward Farms
Physical Address
15435 Tanner Williams Road
Wilmer, AL 36587
Job Description

Temporary job 02/25/2019 – 12/25/2019

Workers will perform various duties, all associated with planting, cultivating, and harvesting the crops grown on the employers farms. Workers may be required to operate farm equipment incidental to the employers farming operation.

Corn. Soybeans, Wheat, Sorghum, Oats, Wheat. and Rice: Workers will perform a variety of manual tasks appropriate for grain crops being planted cultivated and harvested. Workers will help in preparing the land for planting. This may include attaching farm implements such as a plow, disc and drill to tractor. May drive a tractor in field to till soil in preparation of planting. Worker may apply various types of fertilizer to the soil and plants. These bags can weigh between 60-75 pounds. Workers may cultivate and thin crops using a hoe. Workers will remove undesirable and excess growth, such as tassel, suckers, and weeds by hand. Carries supplies such as bags and bailing wires to the fields. Clears irrigation ditches, using shovel. Workers may husk and shell corn. Loads and unloads trucks, unloads grain onto conveyors to storage bins or elevators. Cleans and lubricates farm machines.

Cotton, and Peanuts: Workers will perform a variety of manual tasks appropriate for row crops being planted cultivated and harvested. Workers will help in preparing the land for planting. This may include attaching farm implements such as a plow, disc and drill to tractor. May drive a tractor in field to till soil in preparation of planting. Worker may apply various types of fertilizer to the soil and plants. These bags can weigh between 60-75 pounds. Workers may cultivate and thin crops using a hoe. Workers will remove undesirable and excess growth, and weeds by hand. Carries supplies such as bags and bailing wires to the fields. Clears irrigation ditches, using shovel. Workers may husk and shell corn. Loads and unloads trucks, unloads grain onto conveyors to storage bins or elevators. Cleans and lubricates farm machines. Workers may be required to ride on planter, and brush debris from furrow plowing sprouts.

Pecans: Workers will perform various duties associated with cultivating and harvesting pecans. These could include spreading sheet and tarps under trees to catch felled nuts. Workers may be required to hit tree limbs using a pipe or pole to encourage nuts to fall. Workers will be required to bend and stoop over for hours at a time to harvest pecans that have fallen from the trees. Workers may be required to assist in mechanically aided harvesting.

Farm. and Field Sanitation: All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and other farm sanitation duties. Hay Wheat. Rye Grass. Pasture Grass, & Straw: Workers must load hay bales weighting up to 60 pounds from farm to tractor-trailers via a conveyor. Stacks hay on conveyor and restack in trailer according to instructions. Hay harvested is dropped at end of conveyor. Using hay hooks, worker places bales on conveyor while other workers in the barn stack hay in hay/mow according to direction. Hay and straw harvested averages about 2500 bales per day.

Farm Equipment Operation During Field Operations: Workers may be required to operate tractors and other farm equipment during field operations as an incidental activity in the production of crops. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation of tractor. Workers will be required to operate tractors according to instructions and in a manner, that protects the operator, other workers, trees, crops and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination.

Feed and water livestock; and monitor food and water supplies. Drive trucks, tractors, and other equipment to distribute feed to animals. Examine animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical characteristics, such as rate of weight gain. Mix feed, additives, and medicines in prescribed portions. Inspect, maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, buildings, pens, yards, and fences. Move equipment, or livestock from one location to another, manually or using trucks or carts. Clean stalls, pens, and equipment, using disinfectant solutions, brushes, shovels, water hoses, and/or pumps. Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures. May be required to separate/sort livestock according to size and weight. Workers may be required to apply ID tags. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, branding, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas.


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