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Farm Hand - Lubbock

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Job Description Experienced Crop Harvesting Assistant $9.00/hour **Daily travel in your own vehicle to the harvesting location is required. Locations range from Tahoka, Abernathy, Southland, Slaton and Lubbock. To apply for this position you MUST have reliable transporation and be willing to work 10-14 hours a day** SUMMARY This is manual work in the performance of semi-skilled farm tasks of a physically demanding nature. Work of this class involves responsibility for performing manual farm work which requires a moderately high degree of manipulative skill. Work ordinarily includes the operation of tractors and other farm equipment. It is performed under the direction of an employee of a higher grade, but constant supervision is not required because of the farm experience of employees in this class. Work is reviewed intermittently while in progress and upon completion for compliance with instructions. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES *Works as semi-skilled farm laborer on an institutional farm; performs duties such as plowing, harrowing, cultivating, and harvesting farm crops on assigned plots and acreage. *Operates a cotton picker, combine, tractor, moving and spraying equipment, chain saws, carry all, front end loader, and other common and specialized equipment used in general farming operations. *May change oil, grease, and make limited repairs to farm equipment and machinery; assists in the general repair and maintenance of harvesting equipment *Must be willing to stand on top of cotton bales to tarp, wrap, or cover bails with protective covering. *Performs related work as required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE *Some experience in farming including the operation of tractors and other farm equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Some knowledge of practical farm operations, such as plowing, planting, irrigation, fertilizing, cultivating, and harvesting of crops. Some knowledge of the use and service requirements of plows, cultivators, combines, tractors, planters, sprayers, and other farm equipment and implements. Ability to understand and carry out routine oral and written instructions. Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions. Skill in the use and care of equipment used in farming. Ability to work long days: up to 12 - 14 hours daily and work consistently possibly without days off until harvesting is complete Company Description Exceptional service to both clients and employees is our purpose. Our ability to thoroughly assess both the needs of our clients and the assets of employees, and to match effectively is the key to our success. Select Staff recognizes that knowing our customer and providing qualified and skilled staff is vital in serving customers. We have service systems in place for developing profiles of clients, systems for assessing and hiring a capable work force, systems of quality control and follow-up to assess satisfaction of the client and employee. We know our greatest challenge is to adhere to a single set of standards in our service and our hiring. Select Assurance is our internal quality assurance process where we check and monitor ourselves.Source:

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