To assist supervisor in the planting operations and oversee the planting in his absence.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Must be able to perform all functions of a Planting employee. Travel to different fields. This description reflects the principal function of the job for the purpose of job evaluation. It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job nor shall be construed as giving exclusive responsibility for every function described. Perform other duties as assigned.
Continuous use of both hands; including grasping, pulling and pushing. Sight, hearing, lifting, standing, climbing stairways, walking and balancing both feet on even and uneven surfaces, bending, twisting, crawling, stooping, kneeling reaching forward, reaching overhead, reaching below shoulder, wrist turning, neck turning. Must lift and carrying 75 lbs.
Must have experience with seed spider planters and planting techniques. Ability to communicate with all levels of employees. Must be Bilingual, English/Spanish. Must be computer oriented and/or willing to be trained on company systems. Must have the ability to travel as required to planting areas which include: Bakersfield and surrounding areas. Extensive in-state and out of state travel will be required 4 to 5 months out of the year. Must possess good mathematical skills. Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Must be organized and able to work independently without supervision. Must pass drug/ alcohol screen and physical, functional capacity evaluation.