Seasonal Laborer,Farm - Medford Orchard Full-time Job3 weeks ago - Social Work and Caring Services - Oregon City - 93 views
Posting Dates: 03/05/2020 - No Closing Date
Job Family: Agriculture
Department: Welfare Self Reliance Department
This role helps to foster self-reliance, care for the poor and the needy, and provide opportunities for giving and service by: helping members become economically and emotionally self-reliant; providing access to essential food and clothing items, helping members prepare for and respond to disasters; and providing humanitarian aid to relieve suffering; thus furthering the mission of the Church.
Performs semi or unskilled physical labor to assist project manager in the planting, cultivating, irrigating and harvesting of crops on the welfare project. May assist with livestock as required.
90% Performs manual duties involved in planting, cultivating, irrigating and harvesting crops. May mix chemical solutions, such as pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers in preparation for application to crops. May move irrigation tubing and/or pipes throughout farm project. Uses hand-held shovel, hoe and rake to perform assigned duties. May drive and operate some farm machinery as assigned by supervisor. Performs duties such as painting, weeding and cleaning to see that physical facility is properly maintained to reflect Church standards and image.
10% Makes minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery. Adds oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, and water to appropriate tanks on farm machinery.
Prior agriculture farm experience and/or education and experience is helpful. Some background in basic equipment operation and some basic mechanical ability is also helpful. Must have proper driver's license for equipment operation. Must possess the ability to work steadily and quickly. Ability to hear, understand and follow directions from supervisor. Incumbent must work long, strenuous hours in varying climate conditions. Incumbent makes only minor decisions as it relates to assigned tasks. The freedom to act and make decisions increases with the level of knowledge and experience gained.
Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.
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