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Farm Laborer

at Goranson Farm in dresden, Maine, United States

Job Description

Temporary seasonal farnm work from 5/1/21 to 11/13/21

Workers will plant and cultivate vegetables, berries, salad greens and field crops both manually and by operating tractors and tractor drawn machinery. Must be able to: determine when crops are ripe and harvest by hand without bruising the produce or damaging the plants; lift & carry 60 lbs. consistently throughout the day; bend, stoop and stand on feet for hours to weed, harvest, and wash crops; work in temperatures as low as 25 degrees; work in rain; use hand tools, shovels, trowels, hoes, shears, and knives to harvest, transplant, or weed without damage to the plants or roots; use a ladder; understand simple instruction in English in order to not endanger themselves or others while working around or on equipment & inform the farmer of crop progress; identify plants and pests; record information about crops and yield; and work as a team member. Daily work may include: application of non-restricted pesticides; cleaning, packing and loading harvested products; repair of farm buildings; operation and minor repair of tractors and self-propelled machinery that mow, harrow, fertilize and spray crops; and operation of irrigation equipment such as pumps and sprinklers. Workers must leave their cell phones in the camp unless directed by the employer. 30 days experience in work listed required.

All applicable state and federal taxes required will be withheld The employer will not guarantee to pay the worker a bonus but reserves the right to offer a bonus or to pay an hourly wage rate in excess of highest applicable rate stated above based on longevity of tenure or exceptional job performance."

Job Details

Company

Goranson Farm

Location

250 river road
dresden, Maine 04342
United States

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Job Posting: 528845

Posted On: Feb 24, 2021

Updated On: Feb 24, 2021