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Orchard Specialist
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  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89828952

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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Orchard Specialist
Felonies case by case. Employer is seeking an Orchard Specialist. Will work Full-Time Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm. OT/Weekends as needed. Requires HS/GED. Must have Valid DL to operate company vehicle(s)/equipment. Must be able to obtain and maintain a required Commercial DL & a Restricted Use Pesticide Applicators License. Must have at least 6 months required experience in nursery, farming operations (especially farm equipment), carpentry, welding, equipment maintenance, plumbing and/or/combination of electrical repair. Salary $30K/year or DOE. Must be able to work in all weather conditions/outside. Must not be afraid of heights (able to be on a 60-65 ft. JLG lift). Must be able to lift 40-100 lbs. Must be able to pass a respirator test and wear one while spraying pesticides and treatments. Essential Functions/Responsibilities: Operate & maintain farm tractors, mowers, sprayers, forklifts, ATV's, chain saws and other equipment. Operate & work from aerial lift trucks during cone harvest, breeding, pollen collection & tree limb pruning operations for extended periods. Maintain records including equipment maintenance, parts inventory, safety inspections, fuel records, and field activities. Ability to identify tree damage systems/pest species & perform all phases of pest control, including herbicide & insecticide applications. Conduct scion collection, grafting, bagging, control pollination & pollen collection. Install, maintain and measure field research projects. Wear personal protective equipment and maintain a safe working environment.

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