Owatonna, Minnesota
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
US$ 14.00 - US$ 15.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Brady, Laura, Spherion
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Job Description

To support long term growth and sustainability, the Crop Worker performs picking, deleaf and general clean up requirements as directed by supervisor and informing their supervisor of any and all problems in the work area.

Assembling, installing and some minor maintenance task needed to start operations of facility.
DELEAF - Using designated equipment, ensure that the correct amount of leaves is carefully removed without causing damage to plant, lines, or fruit.
Ensure that plant is properly accommodated on plant support.
Examine plants and surroundings, keeping area clean and free of weeds and bottom suckers.
Check general appearance of plants, health, color, sign of disease and sign of pests, etc.
Clean up and remove old leaves and other plant debris from crop row to ensure that greenhouse is left in a clean condition.
Fix and/or inform supervisor of broken or missing drippers, water leaks, broken glass, flooded areas, etc.
Ensure that all equipment (picking carts, etc.) are kept clean and report any problems to crew leader.
Must attend safety meetings and training sessions as directed.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management associated with removal of old crop and planting of new crop.
Load empty boxes and unload full boxes onto pallets and reload cart with empty boxes/packing trays.
Other roles and responsibilities may be assigned.

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work location and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

High School

0-1 years

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment - While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
Physical Requirements - While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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