Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities.

Key Competencies * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Dependability * Stress Tolerance * Attention to Detail * Self Control * Integrity * Initiative * - * -

Representative Tasks * Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. * Set up and operate irrigation equipment. * Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Farming, Fishing, and Forestry

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