General Farmworker I

Perform a variety of animal and crop raising duties.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $26,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do General Farmworker Is do?

Drives trucks and tractors and performs variety of animal and crop raising duties as directed on general farm: Plows, harrows, and fertilizes soil, and cultivates, sprays, and harvests crops, using variety of tractor-drawn machinery [FARM-MACHINE OPERATOR]. Cares for livestock and poultry, observing general condition and administering simple medications to animals and fowls. Hauls feed to livestock during grass shortage and winter months. Operates, repairs, and maintains farm implements and mechanical equipment, such as tractors, gang plows, ensilage cutters, hay balers, cottonpickers, and milking machines. Repairs farm buildings, fences, and other structures. May irrigate crops. May haul livestock and products to market [TRUCK DRIVER, HEAVY; TRUCK DRIVER, LIGHT]. Usually works year-round and may oversee casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.

Should I be a General Farmworker I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Farmworker, General I

    How to become a General Farmworker I

    General Farmworker Is generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering General Farmworker I-related education!
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