Farmworker

GlenMary Farm   Rapidan, VA   Full-time     Farming / Fishing / Forestry
Posted on July 18, 2021

Farmworker

Glenmary Farms LLC seeks to hire farmworkers.

Duties: Perform manual and machine tasks associated with the productions of hay, corn, soybeans, sorghum and small grain, and specially corps, including switchgrass and vetch, including but not limited to bush-hogging fields; disking; aerating, seeding (using mechanical drills anseeders); fertilizing; weed spraying with spray rig; mowing, tedding, raking, baling, and stacking hay; and operating grain carts. Plant, cultivate and harvest crops. Mow, cut and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears clippers, loppers, and saws. Life, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Use power equipment including but not limited to tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, forklifts, skid loaders. Till ground with tractor. Drive nurse truck with trailer to field to mix pesticides for sprayer. Assist spray operator with sprayer. Deliver seed and liquid nitrogen to corn planter. Plant corn and soybeans. Load trailers with dry fertilizer and take to the field. Assist the fertilizer spreader operator with loading of the spreader. Drive tractor with grain cart.

Drive combine to harvest corn and soybeans. Haul corn and soybeans to grain storage facility. Unload and load corn and soybeans at grain storage facility. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Mix and apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fence. Operate self-propelled custom class harvesting machines to harvest a variety of grain, grass and oilseed crops. Adjust speeds of cutters, blowers and conveyors and height of cutting head, using hand tools. Change cutting head as appropriate for crop. Service machinery, trucks and trailers. Make in-field repairs.

Service/repairs includes but is not limited to: lubricating grease points; inspecting and maintaining fluid levels, tire air pressures, belt and conveyer chain tensions, radiator and filter function, and brake performance removing and replacing tires, wheels, bearings, belts, wear parts, filters, brake shoes, wheel seals, suspension parts, lights an lenses and chain or chain links. Haul on-farm and over roads. Drive heavy trucks/trailers to transport crop to elevator, storage, or other locations. Haul harvest machines between worksites. Haul and transfer grain to/between grain store(s). Transfer bulk agricultural products between facilities. Under supervision, assist with servicing, cleaning and maintenance of farm equipment, trucks, trailers, and machinery. Examines animals for diseases, injuries and health issues, such as respiratory, feet injuries. Assist with livestock vaccination. Apply routine medications. Supply mineral and salt blacks. Check water troughs and streams for adequate water supply. Clean water trough. Clean barns of manure and old bedding. Haul manure to fields and spread it. Tend to cuts and bruises. Spray livestock with insecticide. Assist with livestock. Clips, brand, or tag animals. Perform general herd care. Repair fences. Drive pickup truck pulling stock trailer to haul cattle. Sort cattle into different groups.

Requirements: Must have 6 months of experience.

Jobsite: 21496 River Rd, Rapidan, VA 22733. 


GlenMary Farm

Rapidan , VA