Profession fruit and vegetable picker

Fruit and vegetable pickers select and harvest fruits, vegetables and nuts according to the method appropriate for the type of fruit, vegetable or nut.

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Personality Type

Skills

  • Work in outdoor conditions

    Can cope with the different climate conditions such as heat, rain, cold or in strong wind.

  • Select fruits and vegetables

    Select fruit and vegetables for picking according to size, colour and ripeness.

  • Store crops

    Store and preserve crops in accordance with standards and regulations to ensure their quality. Ensure that storage facilities are kept according to hyginic standards, regulating temperature, heating and air conditioning of storage facilities.

  • Harvest crop

    Mow, pick or cut agricultural products manually or using appropriate tools and machinery. Take into account the relevant quality criteria of products, hygiene prescriptions and use the appropriate methods.

  • Apply health and safety when picking

    Take the necessary health and safety precautions when picking: posture your body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate.

  • Store products

    Store products to ensure the quality and in accordance with standards and regulations. Ensure the stock facilities are kept according to hygiene standards, regulating temperature, heating and air conditioning of storage facilities.

  • Carry picking work aids

    Carry work equipment, such as ladders, small containers or canvas drop cloths.

Optional knowledge and skills

pack vegetables or fruits measure fruits or vegetables drive agricultural machines load picked fruits and vegetables follow safety procedures when working at heights maintain storage facilities