The Farm Laborer works in sod farming environment, performing various duties such as: driving the tractor, mowing, planting, working in the sawmill, and performing general farm labor duties. He/she will assist the Farm Manager/Supervisor with general farm labor tasks such as field cleaning, preparation and planting, preparing sod trays, and cleaning/sweeping the shop.
Physical Demands of the position:
Position involves regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, kneeling, stooping, working in confined spaces, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy (20-50 lbs.) items or may involve the complex operation of gasoline, electric, or diesel-powered machinery or shop equipment requiring the manipulation of multiple controls, fine adjustments or both. Position requires color, sound, odor, depth, texture, and visual perception and discrimination. Chemicals mixed by recipe and safely handled and stored. Ability to work under adverse weather conditions (cold-heat). Noise Level: Farming machinery.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Work hours are 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Occasional evening, weekend, holiday, and late/early hours may be required.
It has and shall continue to be the official policy and the commitment of Bethel Farms to further equal employment opportunities for all persons, among others regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability.