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Ranch Jobs: Wanted - Farm Hand - New Mexico SOLD #148193
Posted by: Cider Mills Farm [see other ads by this poster]
City: High Rolls [see other ads in this city]
State: New Mexico [see other ads in this state]
Job Title: Farm Hand
Employer: Forty Nine, LLC
Salary: 40k+
Phone #: 575-439-1397

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Farm Hand

As a Farm Hand on this natural fruit orchard and vegetable farm, you will work closely with others to take part in the planting, sustaining, harvesting and selling of crops while working hands-on in the fields, maintaining both small and large equipment. Caring for farm animals are part of this position. You will gain unique skills and experiences while learning about a new and exciting area of our business; growing your own passion and knowledge of products and agriculture along the way! This position is for those who are interested in rewarding full-time work and company-provided benefits.

Nestled in the Sacramento Mountains between Alamogordo and gorgeous Cloudcroft, NM this farm, with sweeping views of White Sands National Park and the Organ Mountains in the distance, is a place where you can be a part of an innovative team of employees who are passionate about sustainable agriculture. Following our customers’ desire for fresh produce that is both organic and responsibly grown, we operate our organic farm & orchard to develop and share best practices with our customers and regional partner-growers. For generations, this farm has produced crops, growing superior fruit and vegetables. The company thrives on innovation and new technology that gives it the opportunity to perform at higher levels. Join us in our objective of continued growth. We also offer the farm for day corporate retreats. Cider Mill Farms is an employee-oriented company dedicated to training and growth of team members. We offer competitive pay and a robust benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, paid time off and company contributed retirement (401k).

Job Description:

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, and other 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; or cleaning, grading, sorting, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm building, or participate in irrigation activities. Other duties as required including but not limited to light housekeeping and errands.

Necessary Skills/Knowledge:

• Small engine mechanics/farm machinery use and repair

• Farming techniques such as fertilizing, pest control, and soil amendments

• Field Work such as operating machinery, tools, and equipment

• Peach, Apple, Cherry and other fruit tree care and pruning

• Repair and maintain fencing, irrigation pipes, and ponds

• Mowing, weeding, and landscaping

• Greenhouse (hoop house) maintenance and use

• Planting and harvesting crops at regular intervals

• Care, maintenance and feeding of small farm animals

• Minor plumbing and electric repairs

• Record keeping

• Time Management

• Task Prioritization

• Dependable and responsive to direction

Necessary Abilities:

• Multi-limb coordination – The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down.

• Static Strength – The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects.

• Manual Dexterity – The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate or assemble objects.

• Trunk Strength – The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without “giving out” or fatiguing.

• Arm-Hand Steadiness – The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your am and hand in one position.

• Performing general physical activities – Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

• Getting information – Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources

• Identifying objects, actions, and events – Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

• Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates – Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, email or in person.

• Dependability – Being reliable, on time and ready to work. Responsible, and dependable; fulfilling obligations.

• Attention to Detail – Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

• Cooperation – Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

• Integrity – Being honest and ethical.

• Adaptability/Flexibility – Being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

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Posted 04-06-22
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