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Farm Hand Levels I - V (multiple positions) at State of Oklahoma in PURCELL, Oklahoma

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Job Posting Title

Farm Hand Levels I - V (multiple positions)



Supervisory Organization

Agriculture, Food & Forestry–Agriculture Building

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)


Part time

Job Type



Job Description


The Farm Hand is a technician that is task oriented with a primary duty of assisting other nursery staff with duties related to growing and harvesting conservation seedlings.

These positions are located in Goldsby, Oklahoma.

Current Wages:

Farm Hand - $10.00 – $15.00/hour, depending on experience

General Comments:

The Farm Hand is a temporary position that may work up to 40 hours per week depending on the season and tasks needed. The term of employment is up to 999 hours per calendar year. The term of employment is also dependent upon weather conditions, statutory requirements, time of year, scheduled work load, and other climatic and biological factors.

Examples of tasks performed:

  • Assisting with planting and harvesting seedlings

  • Collecting and preparing seed for planting

  • Weeding around seedlings in the field

  • Maintaining irrigation lines

  • Maintaining fields with a mower, brush hog and weed eater

  • Cleaning and maintaining buildings and trucks

  • Processing seedlings during harvest season

  • Counting/tying seedlings in bundles to prepare for shipping

  • Day-to-day general operating procedures

Physical demands and conditions under which the work is performed:

The Farm Hand is expected to work under all types of weather conditions. Various types of motor skills are used in walking, climbing, bending, reaching, and lifting to carry out assigned tasks. Movement over uneven ground and through all types of topographic conditions is necessary. The Farm Hand must be physically able to work in extreme weather conditions. Some tasks are performed around farm machinery and other specialized equipment. This position requires the ability to complete all of the physical demands of the tasks assigned.

Education and Experience:

The Farm Hand does not require education or any prior job experience.  


  • Valid Driver License may be required for some Farm Hand positions.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

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