Orange Grove Worker

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Pauma Band of Mission Indians


Under supervision, performs a variety of routine and technical functions to support and maintain citrus groves.  This position is entry-level and will float between 3 groves.  Exercises no supervision.



Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Maintains, waters, weeds, fertilizes, and trims citrus trees within the groves
Repairs irrigation valves, lateral lines, tubing Fan Jet sprinklers and nozzles
Plants, cultivates, and maintains citrus crops;
Operates motorized sprayers, weed whackers, tractors, pruning shears, brush chippers and other equipment;
Operates large equipment and other tools to perform crop maintenance;
Applies insecticides, and herbicides using a backpack sprayer;
Cleans grove grounds of trash and debris;
Monitors proper schedules of irrigation systems;
Makes small repairs to and maintains equipment;
May assist with other grounds maintenance and tree trimming duties within the City; and
Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Three years of grounds and tree maintenance experience

Experience maintaining groves or working with citrus crops is desirable



Equivalent to a high school diploma.

Ability to take direction





·         At-will.


Pauma is a Drug Free Workplace: All new employees must pass a pre-employment drug screen as well as participate in random drug testing during their employment.


Background Checks: Criminal and civil background checks required, including compliance with Megan’s Law.


Hiring Preference: The Pauma Band of Mission Indians exercises American Indian hiring preference to members of the Pauma Tribe and members of other federally recognized tribes who present proof of eligibility for Indian preference (25 USC 472).


Application Process: Fax – (760) 742-3422 – or e-mail – – an employment application to the Pauma Tribal Office. In addition to these documents, please include as appropriate: university transcripts, applicable certificates, and letters and/or contacts of reference.

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