Farmworkers and Laborers, Crops
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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crops – Employer will train. Must be able to work while being exposed extreme temperatures. Must be able to lift and carry 80 lbs. Must be able to withstand extensive sitting, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping. Workers will walk through fields picking up rocks or stones, sticks and any debris in pecan orchard. This leaves a clean lay of land to enable workers to see and pick pecans when time to harvest. During harvest, additional debris is picked up and discarded as well as rotted pecans or pecans that have been infested or partially eaten by small animals. Good pecans are picked up, bagged and carried to heated shops filled with tables. Pecans are spread out across tables, and workers go through pecans once again clearing away any rotten pecans or debris from table. Table is left full of good pecans ready to be bagged and marketed. Other general farm labor includes fixing fence, bush hogging, trimming trees, mowing around trees, cutting and clearing brush and vines away from trees using tractor or other farm equipment/implementation.
Hay: Includes the loading and unloading of grain from wagons and truck by elevator and scoop shovel to storage bins. Also includes the hauling of square bales (both twine and wire tied) by hand and weight not to exceed 80 lbs.