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May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating and harvesting of apples, tree fruit and vegetable. Worker will be required to lift approximately 50 lbs while using a picking bucket ascending and descending a ladder on a sustained basis. Work is performed outdoors, sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. One month experience for all jobs listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting and cultivating of fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, preparing soil, rock removal, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, using buckets weighing up to 50 pounds. May use hand tools such as, shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. Ladder use required. One months experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the Cultivating and Processing Of fruit, including but not limited to driving and maintaining farm machinery used to mow. Apply general use pesticides and fertilizer under the direct supervision of a licensed applicator. Duties include, planting, thinning, pruning, and harvesting fruit. May use hand tools such as shovel, Pruning Saw and hoe. Two months experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the production and harvesting of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricots including pruning, thinning, hoeing, baiting, irrigating, mowing, fertilizing, and harvesting. Workers will be using straight and stepladders and will be required to lift approximately 50Ibs while descending and ascending ladders on a sustained basis. At least two months experience in duties listed above.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 month's experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting and cultivating of fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, preparing soil, rock removal, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, using buckets weighing up to 50 pounds. May use hand tools such as, shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. Ladder use required. One months experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the production and harvesting of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricots including pruning, thinning, hoeing, baiting, irrigating, mowing, fertilizing, and harvesting. Workers will be using straight and stepladders and will be required to lift approximately 50Ibs while descending and ascending ladders on a sustained basis. At least two months experience in duties listed above.
Work may include but not limited to plant, hoe, cultivate, topping, suckering, harvest various crops such as but not limited to vegetables, flowers and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides, cutting, spearing, hanging crops in tobacco barns. Work may include but not limited to loading and unloading trailers into barns. Must be able to handle 30lbs 20ft off the ground. May set up, operate, and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. May participate in irrigation activities. Work is physically demanding in extreme hot or cold conditions. Work requires bending, stooping, lifting and ability to carry up to 50lbs on a frequent basis. Two months of experience in work is required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the Cultivating and Processing Of fruit, including but not limited to driving and maintaining farm machinery used to mow. Apply general use pesticides and fertilizer under the direct supervision of a licensed applicator. Duties include, planting, thinning, pruning, and harvesting fruit. May use hand tools such as shovel, Pruning Saw and hoe. Two months experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of the tasks related to cultivating, planting, harvesting and processing of apple crop. Including but not limited to driving, operating and maintaining farm equipment, preparing, planting, pruning, weeding, spraying, mowing, harvesting, grading, packaging of apples. May use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoe, rake, saw, weedeaters. 1 month experience in work listed required.
Work will include (but not limited to) planting, applying fertilizer, cultivating, hoeing, harvesting, hanging tobacco properly spaced at heights of 20 feet. Taking down and packing tobacco. Being able to set, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. Drive bus to transport workers to and from field. Not all workers required to drive. Workers requested to drive will be required to possess appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a driver's license. Most of the time work is performed outside sometimes under hot or cold conditions. Work is very physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required for work listed.
Work will include (but not limited to) planting, applying fertilizer, cultivating, hoeing, harvesting, hanging tobacco properly spaced at heights of 20 feet. Taking down and packing tobacco. Being able to set, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. Drive bus to transport workers to and from field. Not all workers required to drive. Workers requested to drive will be required to possess appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a driver's license. Most of the time work is performed outside sometimes under hot or cold conditions. Work is very physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required for work listed.
Crops/Commodities: \ntobacco, pumpkins, gourds, squash, hay, straw, rye, oats, barley, wheat, corn, soybeans, and mums. \nThis job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior experience working on a farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Workers must have no fear of working from heights of 20+ feet above the ground. This job requires work in fields and barn/curing structures performing manual and machine tasks associated with tobacco. This includes planting, cultivating, and “setting up” plants after storms. Workers will receive worker protection training as worker, handler, and early entry worker. Chop and top tobacco plants. Cut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load onto riggings. Pass lath progressively upward in shed and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. Clean and set up burners in each shed and hook up propane to be functional. After curing, remove burners and equipment, take down tobacco, and strip/bundle leaves for market, taking care to prevent damage to plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \n\nThis job requires the harvest of pumpkins, gourds and squash, which entails cutting the vines, carrying and win rowing, sorting, inspecting and packing by size, variety and maturity according to orders. \n\nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Perform ditching, shoveling, clearing brush, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, fertilize, apply pesticides and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, rakes, machete, hatchets, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. \n\nUse power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, skid loaders. Workers must operate equipment, with or without direction, in a manner that protects operator, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops and equipment. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination.\n\nInstall, repair, maintain, remove, and monitor curing and associated equipment for tobacco. Clear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures and equipment and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Bale, stack and load hay and straw and pick rocks from fields. Cut, load, split, and stack fire wood. \n\nWork is done in the field and barns/curing structures for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 6 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire upon suspicion drug testing required. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. \n\nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20+ feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights.
Must be able to perform and have prior experience in the following duties: plant, cultivate and harvest broadleaf tobacco. Use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoe, knives, hatchets and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, topping tobacco plants, applying sucker control, cutting, hooking, stripping, packaging and handling harvested tobacco. May participate in irrigation activities, repair farm buildings. May set up, operate farm equipment. Must be able to climb and work at heights up to 20 ft in the tobacco dam for the purpose of hanging tobacco lath weighing up to 50 lbs. 2 months experience in duties listed.
Crops/Commodities: \nbroadleaf tobacco. \nWork in fields and barns/curing structures performing manual tasks associated with tobacco production. Plant, cultivate and harvest broadleaf tobacco. Fertilize, transplant, top and apply sucker control. Stand up plants after storms. \nHarvest tobacco plants using hatchets. Pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer/hooker. Hook or spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Workers will handle and hang lath in curing barns for drying onto poles, standing at considerable height using ladders. Work requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. \nAfter curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market and load in trucks for transport. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nPerform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, knives, hatchets, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. \nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. \nWork is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. \nTobacco use strictly prohibited. No smoking or tobacco use of any kind permitted in the fields, worker housing, or anywhere on company premises. This is necessary to protect against transmission of toxins and contamination from tobacco by-products. Employer reserves the right to discharge any employee found smoking or in possession of smoking materials, including cigarettes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco or smoking paraphernalia. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may be asked to drive other workers. \nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
Work in fields and barns/ curing structures, performing manual and machine tasks associated with tobacco and hay/straw production. Plant, cultivate and harvest tobacco. Set up plants after storms. Chop and top tobacco plants. Cut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants, hand plants to spears, spear plants onto lath, load into into wagon. Pass lath progressively upwards in barn and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. Tend charcoal/gas fires. After curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper quality product. \nInstall/ maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Use of hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, trowels, hoes, shears, clippers, loppers, saws, and knives. Use power equipment including but not limited to tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with/without direction. Cleaning, repairing and maintaining farm buildings and fences. Mow, cut, weed, bale, stack and load hay. \nCarrying and lifting up to 50lbs at heights of 5 feet. Work requires working on rails in barn/ curing structures which are 48 inches apart and from 6ft to 20 ft above the ground. Workers must have no fear of heights. This is hard manual labor- workers should be physically able to do the work with or without reasonable accommodations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. \nMust be able to climb and hang tobacco, inside tobacco sheds at heights over 20 ft. Work is outside and in adverse weather conditions from cold and hot temperatures. Bending, stooping, lifting and walking for long periods of time. Two month experience in work listed required
Workers are expected to perform all activities related to cultural practices involved with the production of vegetables, tree fruit and small berries. Operation, care and maintenance is essential for the equipment used for this purpose. Work is often required in extremely hot and cold conditions. Work is physically challenging requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Ladder work is an essential skill. 30 days experience in duties listed is required.
Work may include but not limited to perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, harvesting and curing of tobacco, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, and thinning. Weeding around plants and in between rows using hoe. Wraps and ties tobacco plants to overhead wires for support. Break tops and suckers. Loads harvested leaves onto truck or wagon, and unloads crop at shed. Hangs lath on poles in shed for curing. Takes cured tobacco down from tiers in shed and packs in bundles. May operate farm equipment. Work is performed out of doors sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. 1 months experience required in duties listed.
Must be able to safely operate TRACTORS, set up, and perform minor repairs to farm machinery. Driver's license is helpful. Work will include but not limited to Plant, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to tobacco. Duties will include but are not limited to applying fertilizer/ pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products. General maintenance of farm buildings, and fields, will also participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 month's experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the production and harvesting of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricots including pruning, thinning, hoeing, baiting, irrigating, mowing, fertilizing, and harvesting. Workers will be using straight and stepladders and will be required to lift approximately 50Ibs while descending and ascending ladders on a sustained basis. At least two months experience in duties listed above.
Crops/Commodities: \nbroadleaf tobacco. \nHarvest:\nWorkers will generally work in teams to harvest tobacco. Workers will help prepare tobacco to be placed in barns and with loading and unloading tobacco barns. \nCut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Workers will handle and hang tobacco leaves for drying. Pass lath progressively upward in barn and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. \nAfter curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market. When tobacco is removed from the curing board, workers will be expected to assist each other by placing tobacco on sheets to be bound in bundles and loaded in trucks for transport. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. Work may also include mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators and other farm and packing house equipment. Work is to be done in the field for long periods of time. Workers are expected to perform duties including weighing and loading of product. Workers will assist in loading trucks with product weighing up to and including 70 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers’ ability to perform the job. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day, working in fields. Temperatures may range from 10 to 100 F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. \nWorkers may not smoke or use tobacco products while performing any job associated with handling tobacco. Workers found using tobacco while handling plants or performing any job associated with handling tobacco, will be terminated immediately. This rule will be aggressively enforced out of concern for the spread of tobacco mosaic and other diseases and contamination of tobacco. \nPersons seeking employment as experienced tobacco farm worker must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the five day trial period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer’s recruitment period.
Planting, cultivating and processing of fruit including apples, peaches and pears but not limited to driving, operating, adjusting and maintaining farm machinery, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding applying pesticides, thinning, mowing harvesting, grading, packing and loading trucks. May use shovel, pruning saw, hoe and picking bucket. Work is usually performed outside, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and able to carry 50 lbs. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up 20 ft using ladders or climbing, Two month experience in duties listed above required.
Crops/Commodities: \ntobacco, hay/straw. \nWork in fields and barns/curing structures performing manual and machine tasks associated with tobacco and hay/straw production. Plant, cultivate and harvest tobacco. ‘Set up’ plants after storms. Chop and top tobacco plants. Cut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Pass lath progressively upward in barn and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. Tend charcoal/gas fires. After curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Clear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures, equipment, and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Bale, stack and load hay. \nWorkers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles.\nWork is done in the field and barns/curing structures for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. \nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. This is hard manual labor - workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. \nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
Crops/Commodities: \nbroadleaf tobacco. \nHarvest:\nWorkers will generally work in teams to harvest tobacco. Workers will help prepare tobacco to be placed in barns and with loading and unloading tobacco barns. \nCut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Workers will handle and hang tobacco leaves for drying. Pass lath progressively upward in barn and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. \nAfter curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market. When tobacco is removed from the curing board, workers will be expected to assist each other by placing tobacco on sheets to be bound in bundles and loaded in trucks for transport. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. Work may also include mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators and other farm and packing house equipment. Work is to be done in the field for long periods of time. Workers are expected to perform duties including weighing and loading of product. Workers will assist in loading trucks with product weighing up to and including 70 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers’ ability to perform the job. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day, working in fields. Temperatures may range from 10 to 100 F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. \nWorkers may not smoke or use tobacco products while performing any job associated with handling tobacco. Workers found using tobacco while handling plants or performing any job associated with handling tobacco, will be terminated immediately. This rule will be aggressively enforced out of concern for the spread of tobacco mosaic and other diseases and contamination of tobacco. Persons seeking employment as experienced tobacco farm worker must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the five day trial period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer’s recruitment period.
Crops/Commodities: \nAnnuals. \nPerform manual and mechanized tasks associated with the indoor and outdoor production of horticultural products. Plant, cultivate, and maintain nursery stock, bedding plants, plugs, liners, hanging baskets, greenhouse-grown specialty plants, and other horticultural varieties. Prepare fields/soil for planting. Plant/propagate plants. Remove cull stock, debris, brush, ferns, vines and other growth from planting area using hand tools or mechanized equipment (rakes, shovels, hoes, tractors, mattocks, brush hooks and/or axes). Plant/pot seedlings or ‘liners’ by hand or mechanical planter, fill and label trays, and move product to/from greenhouses and loading/unloading areas. Hand dig with shovel. Crimp wire baskets. Attach hangers to baskets and hang throughout holding houses. Move containerized plants using rolling/electric carts. Load/unload trucks and product from conveyor belt. Install/remove plastic coverings. Perform general plant maintenance. Irrigate and apply fertilizer or other chemicals. Maintain irrigation systems. Train, prune, trim, shear, space, transplant and cull plants to ensure availability of marketable products. Tie/position plants by tying or wrapping as necessary. Count, inventory, and grade plants. Pack, label, tag, pull, sort, and store plants by variety. Crimp wire baskets.\n\nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. \n\nApply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions.\n\nWorkers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer’s products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination.\n\nMow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences.\n\nMust wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work.\n\nOutdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. \n\nEmployer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may transport other workers. \n\nSupervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers.
Work may include but not limited to Plan, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to vegetables, fruits and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products and general farm maintenance. May set up, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 Ibs on a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
Maintenance of vegetables, fruit and flower gardens, greenhouse and farm stand during harvest. Plant, weed and cultivate various fruit, vegetables, flower crops. Use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoes, pruning shears, knives and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to tilling the soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, thinning, pruning, applying pesticides, picking, cutting, cleaning, sorting, packing, processing and handling harvested products. May set up, operate and repair farm machinery, repair fences and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Sort fruit such as, apples and pears for fruit baskets. Package fruit for market. Preparing flowers for market. Other duties include, cleaning out greenhouse at the end of the season, setting up pots by sanitizing and filling with soil for reuse. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up to 20ft using ladders or climbing. 1 month experience required in work listed.
Work may include but not limited to perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, harvesting and curing of tobacco, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, and thinning. Weeding around plants and in between rows using hoe. Wraps and ties tobacco plants to overhead wires for support. Break tops and suckers. Loads harvested leaves onto truck or wagon, and unloads crop at shed. Hangs lath on poles in shed for curing. Takes cured tobacco down from tiers in shed and packs in bundles. May operate farm equipment. Work is performed out of doors sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. 1 months experience required in duties listed.
Work may include but not limited to plant, hoe, cultivate, topping, suckering, harvest various crops such as but not limited to vegetables, flowers and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides, cutting, spearing, hanging crops in tobacco barns. Work may include but not limited to loading and unloading trailers into barns. Must be able to handle 30lbs 20ft off the ground. May set up, operate, and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. May participate in irrigation activities. Work is physically demanding in extreme hot or cold conditions. Work requires bending, stooping, lifting and ability to carry up to 50lbs on a frequent basis. Two months of experience in work is required.
Plant, cultivate and harvest various fruit crops. Use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoes, pruning shears, knives and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to tilling the soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, thinning, pruning, applying pesticides, picking, cutting, cleaning, sorting, packing, processing and .handling harvested products. May set up, operate and repair farm machinery, repair fences and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up to 20ft using ladders or climbing. 1 month experience required in work listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 month's experience in duties listed required.
Planting, cultivating and processing of fruit including apples, peaches and pears but not limited to driving, operating, adjusting and maintaining farm machinery, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding applying pesticides, thinning, mowing harvesting, grading, packing and loading trucks. May use shovel, pruning saw, hoe and picking bucket. Work is usually performed outside, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and able to carry 50 lbs. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up 20 ft using ladders or climbing, Two month experience in duties listed above required.
General farm work on a diversified farm: including but not limited to planting, harvesting, and processing vegetables. Use hand tools, such as, but not limited to, shovels, hoes, pruning shears, knives, and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to, tilling the soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, picking, cutting, cleaning, sorting, packing processing, and handling harvested products. May be required to operate machinery and do various other field work. Applicants should have a general knowledge of vegetable production, plant propagation and greenhouse maintenance and propagation. Work requires workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under hot or cold and/or wet conditions. Two months experience in the above duties listed is preferred.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, pears, peaches, prunes plums, plums and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading and packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 months experience in duties listed required.
Diversified fruit and vegetable farm. General duties include: seeding, transplanting, writing labels for transplants, weeding, thinning, cultivating and pruning, less than 15% of the season; planting 15% of the season; harvesting, picking and packing by hand various crops such as leafy vegetables, legumes, squash, tomatoes, root crops, berries, apples, peaches and pears 70% of the season. Other duties include weeding, cutting, and arranging cut-flowers, use of hand tools, setting up, operating and/or repairing farm machinery and fencing. Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions; also required to bend, stoop or stand for extended periods and lift and carry 50 pounds on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required in work listed. The %'s listed are estimates. Workers may spend 0-100% of their time performing any of the activities listed.
Employee must be able to plant, cultivate, weed and harvest a large variety of vegetable, fruit and flower crops. Applicants should have a general knowledge of vegetable production. plant propagation and greenhouse maintenance and propagation. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. May be required to operate\nmachinery and do various other field work. General farm maintenance, brush clearing and chain saw operation could be required on a regular basis. 2 months experience in the above duties listed is preferred.
May perform any combination of the tasks related to cultivating, planting, harvesting and processing of apple crop. Including but not limited to driving, operating and maintaining farm equipment, preparing, planting, pruning, weeding, spraying, mowing, harvesting, grading, packaging of apples. May use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoe, rake, saw, weedeaters. 1 month experience in work listed required.
Work may include but not limited to plant, hoe, cultivate, topping, suckering, harvest various crops such as but not limited to vegetables, flowers and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides, cutting, spearing, hanging crops in tobacco barns. Work may include but not limited to loading and unloading trailers into barns. Must be able to handle 30lbs 20ft off the ground. May set up, operate, and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. May participate in irrigation activities. Work is physically demanding in extreme hot or cold conditions. Work requires bending, stooping, lifting and ability to carry up to 50lbs on a frequent basis. Two months of experience in work is required.
Crops/Commodities: \nbroadleaf tobacco. \nWork in fields and barns/curing structures performing manual tasks associated with tobacco production. Plant, cultivate and harvest broadleaf tobacco. Fertilize, transplant, top and apply sucker control. Stand up plants after storms. \nHarvest tobacco plants using hatchets. Pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer/hooker. Hook or spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Workers will handle and hang lath in curing barns for drying onto poles, standing at considerable height using ladders. Work requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. \nAfter curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market and load in trucks for transport. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nPerform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, knives, hatchets, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. \nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. \nWork is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. \nTobacco use strictly prohibited. No smoking or tobacco use of any kind permitted in the fields, worker housing, or anywhere on company premises. This is necessary to protect against transmission of toxins and contamination from tobacco by-products. Employer reserves the right to discharge any employee found smoking or in possession of smoking materials, including cigarettes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco or smoking paraphernalia.\nWorkers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may be asked to drive other workers.\nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
Work may include but not limited to working with tobacco. Use of hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soils and applying fertilizers, transplanting, weeding, apply pesticides under the supervision of a licensed applicator, cleaning, packing, and loading finished products, transplanting, watering, lifting up to 50lbs. Field work includes but not limited to tobacco planting and harvesting. Must be able to climb and hang tobacco, inside tobacco sheds at heights over 20 ft. Work is outside and in adverse weather conditions from cold and hot temperatures. One month experience in work listed required.
Crops/Commodities: \ntobacco, pumpkins, gourds, squash, hay, straw, rye, oats, barley, wheat, corn, soybeans, and mums. \n This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior experience working on a farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Workers must have no fear of working from heights of 20+ feet above the ground. This job requires work in fields and barn/curing structures performing manual and machine tasks associated with tobacco. This includes planting, cultivating, and “setting up” plants after storms. Workers will receive worker protection training as worker, handler, and early entry worker. Chop and top tobacco plants. Cut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load onto riggings. Pass lath progressively upward in shed and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. Clean and set up burners in each shed and hook up propane to be functional. After curing, remove burners and equipment, take down tobacco, and strip/bundle leaves for market, taking care to prevent damage to plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \n\nThis job requires the harvest of pumpkins, gourds and squash, which entails cutting the vines, carrying and win rowing, sorting, inspecting and packing by size, variety and maturity according to orders. \n\nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Perform ditching, shoveling, clearing brush, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, fertilize, apply pesticides and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, rakes, machete, hatchets, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. \n\nClear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures and equipment and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Bale, stack and load hay and straw and pick rocks from fields. Cut, load, split, and stack fire wood. \n\nWork is done in the field and barns/curing structures for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 6 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire upon suspicion drug testing required. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. \n\nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20+ feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. This is hard manual labor - workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. \n\nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience.
Must be able to perform and have prior experience in the following duties: plant, cultivate and harvest broadleaf tobacco. Use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoe, knives, hatchets and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, topping tobacco plants, applying sucker control, cutting, hooking, stripping, packaging and handling harvested tobacco. May participate in irrigation activities, repair farm buildings. Must be able to climb and work at heights up to 20 ft in the tobacco dam for the purpose of hanging tobacco lath weighing up to 50 lbs. 2 months experience in duties listed.
Work will include (but not limited to) planting, applying fertilizer, cultivating, hoeing, harvesting, hanging tobacco properly spaced at heights of 20 feet. Taking down and packing tobacco. Being able to set, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. Drive bus to transport workers to and from field. Not all workers required to drive. Workers requested to drive will be required to possess appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a driver's license. Most of the time work is performed outside sometimes under hot or cold conditions. Work is very physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required for work listed.
\n\nEmployees will be field planting, weeding and harvesting broad leaf tobacco. Employees will also be planting, picking, packaging boxes in the field site, loading and unloading Pumpkin. They will also be cleaning areas around the farms and buildings. Other duties may include field maintenance and camp sanitation. This will all be done under extreme weather conditions. Heavy lifting, bending and stooping will be involved on a daily basis.\n
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting and cultivating of fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, preparing soil, rock removal, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, using buckets weighing up to 50 pounds. May use hand tools such as, shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. Ladder use required. One months experience in duties listed required.
Must be able to safetly operate TRACTORS, set up, and perform minor repairs to farm machinery. Work will include but not limited to Plant, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to tobacco. Duties will include but are not limited to applying fertilizer/ pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products. General maintenance of farm buildings, and fields, will also participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
Workers will perform a variety of duties involved in planting, cultivation, processing, and harvesting of fruits and vegetables, including but not limited to: work in greenhouses, planting, staking, and suckering tomato plants. Harvest tomatoes and grade tomatoes with minimal bruising and spoilage. Prepare fields for planting, removing brush and stones. Plant vegetables, trees and bushes, mow around trees and bushes using a hand mower, and weed around growing plants. Thin fruit by hand, harvest fruit, place ladder in tree, climb ladder and place fruit into picking bucket. Transfer fruit to bin, careful not to bruise fruit. May grade and pack fruit and vegetables, load trucks and press and bottle cider. May make repairs to fences, farm buildings and equipment. May maintain farm grounds by mowing and split and stack firewood. One month experience required in duties listed.
Work may include but not limited to perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, harvesting and curing of tobacco, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, and thinning. Weeding around plants and in between rows using hoe. Wraps and ties tobacco plants to overhead wires for support. Break tops and suckers. Loads harvested leaves onto truck or wagon, and unloads crop at shed. Hangs lath on poles in shed for curing. Takes cured tobacco down from tiers in shed and packs in bundles. May operate farm equipment. Work is performed out of doors sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. 1 months experience required in duties listed.
Crops/Commodities: \ntobacco, hay/straw. \nWork in fields and barns/curing structures performing manual and machine tasks associated with tobacco and hay/straw production. Plant, cultivate and harvest tobacco. ‘Set up’ plants after storms. Chop and top tobacco plants. Cut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Pass lath progressively upward in barn and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. Tend charcoal/gas fires. After curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. \nUse power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. \nClear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures, equipment, and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Bale, stack and load hay. \nWorkers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles.\nWork is done in the field and barns/curing structures for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. \nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. \nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
Work may include but not limited to Plan, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to vegetables, fruits and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products and general farm maintenance. May set up, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 Ibs on a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
Diversified fruit and vegetable farm. General duties include: seeding, transplanting, writing labels for transplants, weeding, cultivating and pruning, less than 15% of the season; planting 15% of the season; harvesting, picking and packing by hand various crops such as legumes, squash, corn, berries, apples, root crops and potatoes 70% of the season. Other duties include weeding, cutting, and arranging cut-flowers, use of hand tools, setting up, operating and/or repairing farm machinery and fencing. Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions; also required to bend, stoop or stand for extended periods and lift and carry 50 pounds on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required in work listed. The %'s listed are estimates. Workers may spend 0-100% of their time performing any of the activities listed. Must have a general truck drivers license.
Employee must be able to plant, cultivate, weed and harvest a large variety of vegetable, fruit and flower\ncrops. Applicants should have a general knowledge of vegetable production. plant propagation and\ngreenhouse maintenance and propagation. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. May be required to operate\nmachinery and do various other field work. General farm maintenance, brush clearing and chain saw\noperation could be required on a regular basis. 2 months experience in the above duties listed is preferred.
Plant, cultivate, harvest, pack and load vegetables, cooking herbs, seeds and fruits by hand or machine. Crop families include tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, squash, pumpkins, spinach, onion, legumes, grasses, parsley, cabbage, cauliflower, turnips, broccoli and as a minor activity, cooking herbs, seeds and fruits. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives and weed eaters. Manually transplant, weed and thin crops. Till and hoe soil and apply mulch. Perform manual shovel work. Harvest vegetables, herbs and fruit. Clean, pack and load harvested products. Construct trellises and repair fences and farm buildings. Participate in irrigation activities, including setting up and operating irrigation equipment and clearing and maintaining irrigation ditches. Apply natural and organic insecticides. Apply fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Record information about crops such as yields. As a minor activity, operate, maintain and repair farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment including tractor drawn machinery and self propelled machinery. Assist with the care, feeding and slaughtering of chickens and turkeys. Record feed usage and egg yields. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. \n\nAllergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.\n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.\n\n\n Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days.\n\n\nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer’s recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.
All applicants must be able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in this job description and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in box 3 & 4, page 1 Workers are needed to plant, maintain and harvest various vegetable crops, greenhouse tomatoes and strawberries. Workers must have a working knowledge of and ability to perform various tasks required in greenhouse tomato production, including, seeding, planting, harvesting, suckering, lowering, clipping, harvesting and thinning. Workers will perform field work including, planting, transplanting, weeding, thinning, hoeing and other tasks required in the planting, maintaining, and harvesting of various vegetable and berry crops. Workers will sort, wash, pack and otherwise prepare various crops for storage and shipping, as well as transport and deliver various crops from field to farm and/or retail stand. Workers will load and unload trucks and other farm vehicles, setup and operate various irrigation equipment, and cut brush and other vegetation in and around fields, buildings and equipment. Workers must be able to work in various extreme weather conditions from damp and cold spring and fall days to hot and humid summer days. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to stand, bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods of time. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Workers must be available for work Monday through Saturday. Daily beginning and ending times will vary depending on crop and other conditions. The employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform assigned duties. Workers will be given 30 minutes for lunch and a 15 minute break in the morning or afternoon. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the production and harvesting of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricots including pruning, thinning, hoeing, baiting, irrigating, mowing, fertilizing, and harvesting. Workers will be using straight and stepladders and will be required to lift approximately 50Ibs while descending and ascending ladders on a sustained basis. At least two months experience in duties listed above.
Crops/Commodities: \napples, tomatoes, blueberries, squash and other diversified fruits and vegetables. \nPlant, cultivate and harvest fruits and vegetables. Use hand tools including, but not limited to: shovels, hoes and knives. Plant roots, seeds and bulbs. Spread plastic or other groundcovering. Clean plastic by hand from ground upon removal. Till soil. Weed and thin plants. Transplant plants by hand. Stake/tie plants, trellis/prune plants, and set poles and wires for vine plants. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops. Tie vegetables in bunches. Grade, size and field pack product. Take care to prevent damaging produce and plants. Workers may be asked to deliver and setup produce at farm market for sale.\n\nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. \n\nApply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions.\n\nWorkers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer’s products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination.\n\nMow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction.\n\nMust wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work.\n\nOutdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. \n\nMore hours will be offered during the peak summer months from the July to the first week in September.\n\nWorkers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may transport other workers. \nApplicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision.
Plant, cultivate and harvest various fruit crops. Use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoes, pruning shears, knives and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to tilling the soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, thinning, pruning, applying pesticides, picking, cutting, cleaning, sorting, packing, processing and .handling harvested products. May set up, operate and repair farm machinery, repair fences and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up to 20ft using ladders or climbing. 1 month experience required in work listed.
Work may include but not limited to perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, harvesting and curing of tobacco, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, and thinning. Weeding around plants and in between rows using hoe. Wraps and ties tobacco plants to overhead wires for support. Break tops and suckers. Loads harvested leaves onto truck or wagon, and unloads crop at shed. Hangs lath on poles in shed for curing. Takes cured tobacco down from tiers in shed and packs in bundles. May operate farm equipment. Work is performed out of doors sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. 1 months experience required in duties listed.
Work will include (but not limited to) planting, applying fertilizer, cultivating, hoeing, harvesting, hanging tobacco properly spaced at heights of 20 feet. Taking down and packing tobacco. Being able to set, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. Drive bus to transport workers to and from field. Not all workers required to drive. Workers requested to drive will be required to possess appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a driver's license. Most of the time work is performed outside sometimes under hot or cold conditions. Work is very physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required for work listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of fruits, vegetables and plants, including , but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning fruit trees, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting grading, and packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw , and hoe.\nTwo months experience in duties listed, required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, pears,\npeaches, prunes plums, plums and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, thinning,\nspraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading and packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning\nsaw, and hoe. 1 months experience in duties listed required.
Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Must be able to lift at least 50lbs, & carry 40-50lbs while climbing 10 ladders, as well as work outside in extreme conditions. Duties may include tilling the soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, & loading harvested products. Must be gentile with produce to keep from bruising & puncturing. May construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. The employee must be capable of working on and around heavy machinery. Must be able to follow & recall detailed directions and safety procedures at all times. Workers must not hinder another worker's productivity. The use of personal cell phones or other personal electronic devices during working hours is strictly prohibited, except for work-related calls and/or emergencies. Violation of this policy may result in immediate termination. Position requires 2 months of verifiable farm work experience on a diversified crop farm/nursery.\n\nWork may include mechanized fieldwork using power equipment. By way of example & not limitation, power equipment may include tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators, mowers, lift trucks & other equipment considered normal to the stated operations. Workers will be expected to operate agricultural equipment with or without direction. \n\nWorkers should be able to work on their feet and in bent positions for extended periods of time. Allergies to grasses, ragweed, goldenrod, etc. may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. \nWorkers shall be exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day while working. Temperatures may range from I0F to +lOOF. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough o stop field operations & to perform work that is incidental to farming crops listed in the application. Any other duties will be consistent with that of Farm Worker, Diversified Crops, DOT code 407.687-010 (SOC {ONET/OES} code 45-2092.02). This is a very demanding & competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated. \n\nFull Growing Season Commitment: Job offered requires the worker to be available for work seven hours per day Monday through Friday and five (5) hours on Saturday every day that work is available & for the full anticipated period of employment, even though work may slow for a period of time during the course of the season. Workers must agree to be available for work as described above and for the period of time as described above. Work available is defined as, no work on the worker's Sabbath or Federal holidays, but work is required seven (7) hours per day Monday - Friday & five (5) hours on Saturday. \n\nThe worker understands that if he/she abandons his/her employment or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the anticipated period of employment, the worker will forfeit the guarantee and reimbursement of certain transportation costs. Excessive absence and/or tardiness will not be tolerated and may result in termination.\n\nDaily individual work assignments, crew assignments, & location of work will be made by and at the sole discretion of the employer and/or worker's supervisor. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties on any given day and/or different tasks on different days. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or supervisor.
Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Must be able to lift at least 50lbs, & carry 40-50lbs while climbing 10 ladders, as well as work outside in extreme conditions. Duties may include tilling the soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, & loading harvested products. Must be gentile with produce to keep from bruising & puncturing. May construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. The employee must be capable of working on and around heavy machinery. Must be able to follow & recall detailed directions and safety procedures at all times. Workers must not hinder another worker's productivity. The use of personal cell phones or other personal electronic devices during working hours is strictly prohibited, except for work-related calls and/or emergencies. Violation of this policy may result in immediate termination. Position requires 2 months of verifiable farm work experience on a diversified crop farm/nursery.\n\nWork may include mechanized fieldwork using power equipment. By way of example & not limitation, power equipment may include tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators, mowers, lift trucks & other equipment considered normal to the stated operations. Workers will be expected to operate agricultural equipment with or without direction. \n\nWorkers should be able to work on their feet and in bent positions for extended periods of time. Allergies to grasses, ragweed, goldenrod, etc. may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. \nWorkers shall be exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day while working. Temperatures may range from I0F to +100F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough o stop field operations & to perform work that is incidental to farming crops listed in the application. Any other duties will be consistent with that of Farm Worker, Diversified Crops, DOT code 407.687-010 (SOC {ONET/OES} code 45-2092.02). This is a very demanding & competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated. \n\nFull Growing Season Commitment: Job offered requires the worker to be available for work seven hours per day Monday through Friday and five (5) hours on Saturday every day that work is available & for the full anticipated period of employment, even though work may slow for a period of time during the course of the season. Workers must agree to be available for work as described above and for the period of time as described above. Work available is defined as, no work on the worker's Sabbath or Federal holidays, but work is required seven (7) hours per day Monday - Friday & five (5) hours on Saturday. \n\nThe worker understands that if he/she abandons his/her employment or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the anticipated period of employment, the worker will forfeit the guarantee and reimbursement of certain transportation costs. Excessive absence and/or tardiness will not be tolerated and may result in termination.\n\nDaily individual work assignments, crew assignments, & location of work will be made by and at the sole discretion of the employer and/or worker's supervisor. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties on any given day and/or different tasks on different days. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or supervisor.
Duties may include but are not limited to, planting of Christmas Tree seedlings, fruit trees, various cranberries, blueberries, rhubarb, etc. Help with greenhouse production of flowers and vegetable crops, along with watering and moving of plant trays. Pruning of fruit trees, cranberries, etc. Weeding of various fruit. Harvesting of rhubarb, cranberries, blueberries, peaches, plums, cherries, apples, etc. Pruning Christmas trees. Grass mowing and weeding of production acreage on farm. Help in grinding, processing, pitting of fruit to prepare for juice production. One month experience required in work listed.
One months experience and working knowledge of the following areas and work unsupervised after directions. Operate tillage equipment, tractor style harvester and forklift. Operate, set up and take down irrigation equipment. Apply chemicals under supervision. Stack sod on pallets, repair pallets. Identify and report problems with equipment, verbally and in writing to shop. Perform simple maintenance. Drivers license is required.
General farm work on a diversified farm: including but not limited to planting, harvesting, and processing vegetables. Use hand tools, such as, but not limited to, shovels, hoes, pruning shears, knives, and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to, tilling the soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, picking, cutting, cleaning, sorting, packing processing, and handling harvested products. May be required to operate machinery and do various other field work. Applicants should have a general knowledge of vegetable production, plant propagation and greenhouse maintenance and propagation. Work requires workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under hot or cold and/or wet conditions. Two months experience in the above duties listed is preferred.
To assist in the breeding and daily care of horses and general farm maintenance during peak season April through November. Duties to include, not not limited to feeding, cleaning stalls, horse handling, assisting Veterinarian and Blacksmith, 24 hour monitoring of pregnant mares, seasonal increase of repairs to barns\nand fences, pasture mowing and maintenance during growing season. 1 month experience required in work listed.
Harvesting: Using shovels or machinery, dig shrubs or trees and place them In burlap and/or wire baskets for\nshipment. Sew or tie burlap and/or wire baskets. Tie plants with strlng or rope for shipment.\nCultivation: Cultivate container and field crops either by hand, by machine, or by using hand tools such as hoes,\nshovels, or rakes. Loading: Load and unload nursery stock and agricultural supplies into or onto trucks and trailers. This work may be\ndone by hand or with equipment such as forklifts, pay loaders, conveyor belts, etc. Using pick slips, select plants for\norders and bring those plants to a staging area or loading dock. Fertilizing: Under supervision, fertilize trees, shrubs, containerized nursery stock, or greenhouse plants. Chemical Application: Under supervision, and while adhering to all laws and safety procedures, spray or apply herbicides and/or pesticides on or around trees, shrubs, or containerized nursery stock.\nTrimming: Using shears, knives, or trimming machines, prune or trim trees, shrubs or containerized nursery stock.\nUse string trimmers to trim grass and low weeds. Weeding: Remove weeds in and around containerized nursery stock and field grown nursery stock either by hand or with tools. Cut grass and weeds with mowing equipment. Labeling: Label or tag trees, shrubs, or containerized nursery stock
STRATEGICALLY PACK CLIENT’S POSSESSIONS INTO BOXES OR CONTAINERS. CHECK FOR DEFECTS SUCH AS CRACKED ITEMS, LOOSELY SEALED CONTAINERS, OR CHIPS PRIOR TO PACKING. SEAL, LABEL AND LOAD CONTAINERS AND BOXES ONTO MOVING TRUCKS IN A MANNER THAT WILL AVOID DAMAGE OR BREAKAGE. UNPACK ITEMS IN A MANNER THAT REPLICATES THE CLIENTS HOME AS CLOSELY AS POSSIBLE. ADHERE TO ALL COMPANY SAFETY PROCEDURES.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating and harvesting of apples, tree fruit and vegetable. Worker will be required to lift approximately 50 lbs while using a picking bucket ascending and descending a ladder on a sustained basis. Work is performed outdoors, sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. One month experience for all jobs listed.
Plant, Cultivate, harvest various crops such as, but not limited to, vegetables,fruits, horticultural specialties, & field crops. Use hand tools. such as,but not limited to, shovels,hoes, pruning shears,knives, & ladders. Duties may include, but not limited to, tilling the soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, thinning, pruning, apply pesticides, picking, cutting, clearing, sorting, packing, processing, & handling\nharvested products. May set up, operate, repair farm machinery, repair fences, and farm buildings. Also\nmay participate in irrigation activities. May operate vehicles. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extreme hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Duties may require working off ground at heights up to 20 feet, using ladders or climbing. Perspective employees must demonstrate the knowledge needed with at least 1 months experience in caring for, maintaining, and the growing of vegetable plants for commercial production.
Diversified fruit and vegetable farm. General duties include: seeding, transplanting, writing labels for transplants, weeding, cultivating and pruning, less than 15% of the season; planting 15% of the season; harvesting, picking and packing by hand various crops such as legumes, squash, corn, berries, apples, root crops and potatoes 70% of the season. Other duties include weeding, cutting, and arranging cut-flowers, use of hand tools, setting up, operating and/or repairing farm machinery and fencing. Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions; also required to bend, stoop or stand for extended periods and lift and carry 50 pounds on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required in work listed. The %'s listed are estimates. Workers may spend 0-100% of their time performing any of the\nactivities listed. Must have a general truck drivers license.
Crops/Commodities: \nannuals, perennials and tropicals. \nPlant, cultivate and maintain nursery plants, including perennials, bedding plants, vegetable plants and hanging baskets in condition for shipping and sale to customers. Pot seedlings. Perform general plant maintenance. Prune, trim, space, transplant and cull plants to ensure availability of marketable products. Irrigate and apply fertilizer. Pack, label, tag, pull, and store plants by variety. Count, grade, and inventory plants. Attach hangers to baskets and hang throughout seasonal holding houses. Move containerized plants using rolling carts. \n\nMust understand nursery quality control standards and have working knowledge of production procedures. Must harvest crops according to specific standards. Must select and harvest crops pursuant to customer needs. Products must be handled carefully to prevent damage. \n\nMow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, load/unload, deliver, install products or supplies. Clear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures, equipment, and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. \n\nWork is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. \nWorkers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. \n\nEmployer requires all newly-hired employees to take and pass an employer-paid drug test before starting work. Drug test not required for prospective applicants prior to hiring decision. All testing is conducted uniformly after an initial job offer has been extended and accepted by the new hire. Workers testing positive will be immediately terminated and paid for all hours worked between the first date of employment and the date of termination, if any. In the case of a non-local or foreign worker who is terminated for failure to pass a drug test, the employer will arrange least-cost transportation to the worker's place of recruitment, at the worker's expense. The employer will also test upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. \n\nEmployer requires all newly hired employees to take and pass an employer-paid background check. All background checks are conducted uniformly after an initial job offer has been extended and accepted by the new hire. Applicants found to have felony convictions (including, but not limited to assault, child molestation, sex or drug-related convictions) will be immediately terminated, and paid for all hours worked between the first date of employment and the date of termination, if any. In the case of a foreign worker who is terminated for cause resulting from findings of the background check, the employer will arrange least-cost transportation to the worker's place of recruitment, at the worker's expense. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break.
Christmas Trees: Workers will perform various duties on a Christmas tree farm which may include planting, cultivation and harvesting Christmas evergreen trees on a Christmas-tree farm. Removes brush, ferns, and other growth from planting area using hand tools such as mattock, brush hook, hoe, axe sling blade. Will hand plant seedlings, using mattock or dibble. May scatter fertilizer pellets over planted area by hand. May spray herbicides or pesticides. Shears tops and limb tips from trees, as specified by supervisor to control growth, increase limb density, and improve shape. Work is physically challenging and will be performed in steep mountainous terrain in varying weather that includes, but is not limited to cold, rain, snow, and sleet.\nFarm Equipment Operation: Workers may be required to operate tractors, skid loader and other farm equipment during daily operations, as an incidental activity. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, workers will be instructed in the safety and operation of the tractor before driving the tractor. Tractors should be driven in a manner to protect operator, other workers, products, trees, crops, and equipment. Repeated failure to obey safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination. \nDuring certain duties, workers may be required to work in teams to accomplish a certain task. When engage in team work activities workers must coordinate with other members of the team to accomplish the task. \nEmployer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malinger, or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product. \nGENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CROPS: Fieldwork begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work is considered heavy labor. Work is performed during snow, cold, and in damp weather with temperatures ranging from 85+ degrees to 20 degrees F. Workers will work on their feet in bent position for long periods of time. Employer will provide all safety and special equipment when needed. Employees must be able to frequently lift 50 pounds. Workers will supply their own work clothes. All the tasks in this Job Description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day in the sole judgment of the employer. Workers may be required to perform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation tasks, unloading trees from trucks, shaking trees, and manipulating evergreen brush, weeding or hoeing, cleaning and repairing farm buildings, grounds, set up and move irrigation pipes and equipment, gardening, weeding and shrubbing, etc. This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated.\n\nFull Crop Commitment: This is regular work, 8 hours per day Monday- Friday is normal for the full remainder of the period of employment. The worker agrees to work for assigned employer(s) whenever work is available during the full remaining period of employment even though work may be slack at times. The worker understands that if the worker quits or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the period of employment, the worker will not receive the 3/4 guarantees and will not receive certain transportation reimbursements. Excessive tardiness and/or absences will not be tolerated and will result in termination.\n
Must be able to safetly operate TRACTORS, set up, and perform minor repairs to farm machinery. Driver's license is required. Work will include but not limited to Plant, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to\ntobacco. Duties will include but are not limited to applying fertilizer/ pesticides under the direct supervision of a licensed applicator, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products. General maintenance of farm buildings, and fields, will also participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs\non a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
One months experience and working knowledge of the following areas and work unsupervised after directions. Operate tillage equipment, tractor style harvester and forklift. Operate, set up and take down irrigation equipment. Apply chemicals under supervision. Stack sod on pallets, repair pallets. Identify and report problems with equipment, verbally and in writing to shop. Perform simple maintenance. Drivers license is required.
Crops/Commodities: \ncorn, haylage. \nThis job requires a minimum of 12 months of verifiable agricultural experience handling both manual and mechanized tasks including driving/servicing tractor unit and semi-trailer and operating agricultural equipment, including, but not limited to tractors, sprayers and Claas harvesters. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience.\n\nDrive tractors and Claas harvesters, and operate other mechanized farm equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest grain, hay, and/or oilseed crops. Perform manual and mechanized tasks including but not limited to: bushhogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing, weed spraying, mowing, tedding, raking, baling, and stacking. Operate grain carts. \n\nMow, cut, and weed fields. Prepare and/or clear land for planting using mechanized or hand equipment to remove trash, rocks, or other debris or material that may interfere with planting or harvesting activities. Level land by moving dirt and other materials. Equipment may include tractors, dozers, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chainsaws, bobcats, skid loaders, high lifts, and trucks or other vehicles. \n\nManipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Adjust speeds of cutters, blowers, and conveyors and height of cutting head. Clean, adjust, repair, and perform routine service on equipment (e.g., lubricating grease points, inspecting and maintaining fluid levels, checking belt and conveyor tensions, and maintaining tires, wheels, bearings, belts, and other wear parts). Repair or replace defective parts. Attach farm implements (e.g., plows, harrows, discs, sprayers) using hand tools. May assist with other general farm maintenance or repairs.\n\nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. \n\nApply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions.\n\nWorkers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer’s products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination.\n\nMust wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work.\n\nOutdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. \n\nInsurable driver’s license required within 30 days following hire in order to drive company vehicles, including semi-trucks, within a 150 mile radius of the farm.\n \nApplicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 month's experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the Cultivating and Processing Of fruit, including but not limited to driving and maintaining farm machinery used to mow. Apply general use pesticides and fertilizer under the direct supervision of a licensed applicator. Duties include, planting, thinning, pruning, and harvesting fruit. May use hand tools such as shovel, Pruning Saw and hoe. Two months experience in duties listed required.
Workers will manually plant, cultivate and harvest fruits & vegetables. Harvested fruits & vegetables shall be picked into buckets. For fruits, most of the time this is done while standing on ladders or on moving platform. Harvested fruits and vegetables shall be transferred by hand into bins/box. Use of hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning shears, scissors and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and fertilizer application; transplant, weeding, thinning or pruning crops; mowing/trimming invasive grass & brush within orchard, application of pesticides; cleaning, sorting, grading, packing and loading harvest products, repair of trellis and fences along with other general related orchard work. 3 months verifiable experience in fruit tree harvesting & vegetable work required. Workers must be able to lift 50 pounds, be able to communicate without line of sight and have good balance and experience working from ladders and or moving platforms.
Perform manual labor to transplant vegetable plants, flower plants and herbs within an assembly line. Operate machinery, equipment and vehicles. Prepare soil and growth media. Dig, rake, and screen soil, and fill cold frames and hot beds to prepare them for planting. Cut and transplant seedlings and cuttings. Clean work areas, sanitize, and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse, and landscaping. Perform nursery sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors. Work is very fast paced during the busy season. Haul and spread fill-sand to maintain greenhouse floors using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels. Maintain and repair sprinkler system in and outside of greenhouses. Feel plants' leaves and note coloring to detect presence of insects or disease. Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality. Operate tractors to fertilize, cultivate or spray. Operate forklifts. May repair and maintain nursery buildings. Push and pull carts. Work within an assembly line. Tag trays. Work on a seedling line. Sit down seed flats and get up seed flats for delivery. Fold and staple corrugated forms to make boxes used for packing horticultural products. Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours.\n\nAllergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.\n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.\n\n\n Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days.\n\n\nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer’s recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.
WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL WORK ACTIVITIES WITH ACCURACY AND EFFICIENCY. PRIMARY TASKS WILL INCLUDE NURSERY WORK. INSTRUCTIONS AND OVERALL SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION OF THE WORKERS WILL BE PROVIDED BY A COMPANY SUPERVISOR. ALL WORKERS HIRED PURSUANT TO THIS LABOR CERTIFICATION MUST BE ABLE TO COMPREHEND AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS OF A COMPANY SUPERVISOR AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY TO SUPERVISORS. UNUSUAL, COMPLEX, OR NON-ROUTINE ACTIVITIES WILL BE SUPERVISED. EMPLOYER RETAINS FULL DISCRETION TO MAKE WORK ASSIGNMENTS, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS WEATHER OR OTHER UNSCHEDULED/UNEXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS IN REGULAR WORK. ALL WORKERS MUST PERFORM THE WORK ASSIGNED BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS. WITHOUT SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS, WORKERS MAY NOT PERFORM DUTIES WHICH ARE NOT PROVIDED FOR IN THIS APPLICATION, OR WORK IN AREAS NOT ASSIGNED. WORKERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO PERFORM ANY OF THE LISTED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY HIS/HER SUPERVISOR. WORKERS MAY NOT LEAVE THEIR JOB ASSIGNMENT AREA UNLESS AUTHORIZED. LEAVING JOB AREA OR FARM WITHOUT PERMISSION MAY BE CONSIDERED VOLUNTARY RESIGNATION. PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK ON OR AFTER THE DATE OF NEED, WORKERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AN ORIENTATION ON WORKPLACE RULES, POLICIES AND SAFETY INFORMATION. WORKERS SHOULD BE ABLE TO PERFORM REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS, ENGAGE IN EXTENSIVE WALKING, AND WORK ON FEET WHILE IN BENT POSITIONS FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME. ALLERGIES TO ITEMS SUCH AS RAGWEED, GOLDENROD, INSPECT SPRAY, AND RELATED CHEMICALS, MAY AFFECT WORKERS ABILITY TO PERFORM THIS JOB. WORKERS SHOULD BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO DO THE WORK\nREQUIRED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION. WORK IS TO BE DONE FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME. TEMPERATURES MAY RANGE FROM BELOW FREEZING TO 105 F. WORKER MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK IN IN WET CONDITIONS AND SHOULD HAVE SUITABLE CLOTHING FOR VARIABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK DURING OCCASIONAL SHOWERS NOT SEVERE ENOUGH TO STOP FIELD OPERATIONS. SATURDAY WORK IS REQUIRED OF ALL WORKERS. ALL WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY 60 LBS. EMPLOYER MAY REQUIRE POST-HIRE DRUG TESTING UPON REASONABLE SUSPICION OF USE AND AFTER A WORKER HAS AN ACCIDENT AT WORK. EMPLOYER WILL PAY FOR SUCH DRUG TESTING. ALL WORKERS MUST OBEY ALL SAFETY RULES AND BASIC INSTRUCTIONS AND BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE, UNDERSTAND AND COMPLY WITH SAFETY, PESTICIDE WARNING/RE-ENTRY AND OTHER ESSENTIAL POSTINGS. THE JOB REQUIRES EXTENSIVE STANDING AND WALKING. WORKERS ARE FREQUENTLY REQUIRED TO USE THEIR HANDS AND ARMS TO\nHANDLE, FEEL, REACH, CLIMB, OR BALANCE. WORKERS ARE OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED TO STOOP, KNEEL, CROUCH, OR CRAWL UNDER LINES. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY UP TO 60 LBS. THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF THE DAY. SOME WORKERS WHO HAVE A LEGAL DRIVERS LICENSES MAY BE NEEDED TO DRIVE A TRUCK OR BUS TO AND FROM FIELD. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL DUTIES WITHIN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN WHAT CAN BE CONSIDERED A SAFE MANNER ADHERING TO ALL ESTABLISHED SAFETY GUIDELINES, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS MAY PERFORM VARIOUS DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH INSTRUCTING OTHER WORKERS ON HOW TO COMPLETE JOB DUTIES AS NEEDED AND TIME KEEPING. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS THAT ARE ABLE TO BE PROPERLY LICENSED MAY ALSO TRANSPORT WORKERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO DRIVE FORK-LIFTS, DUMPCARTS, AND SKIDSTEERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT SHIPPING PAPERWORK.
Workers will perform a variety of duties involved in planting, cultivation, processing, and harvesting of fruits and vegetables, including but not limited to: work in greenhouses, planting, staking, and suckering tomato plants. Harvest tomatoes and grade tomatoes with minimal bruising and spoilage. Prepare fields for planting, removing brush and stones. Plant vegetables, trees and bushes, mow around trees and bushes using a hand mower, and weed around growing plants. Thin fruit by hand, harvest fruit, place ladder in tree, climb ladder and place fruit into picking bucket. Transfer fruit to bin, careful not to bruise fruit. May grade and pack fruit and vegetables, load trucks and press and bottle cider. May make repairs to fences, farm buildings and equipment. May maintain farm grounds by mowing and split and stack firewood. One month experience required in duties listed.
This job requires ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions; also required to bend or stand for extended periods and lift and carry 50 lbs on a frequent basis. Plant seedlings, cultivate, mow and harvest evergreen trees, dig landscape trees and nursery stock. Remove brush and other growth from the planting area. Apply herbicides, insecticides with backpack sprayers and trim trees with machete. Grade and fell trees. Drag, bale and load cut trees onto truck. 1 month experience required in duties listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of fruits, vegetables and plants, including , but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning fruit trees, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting grading, and packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw , and hoe.\nTwo months experience in duties listed, required.
work to be performed includes, potting, pruning,spacing, picking, loading, weeding, fertilization and other duties as necessary. One month experience required in work listed.
work to be performed includes, potting, pruning,spacing, picking, loading, weeding, fertilization and other duties as necessary. One month experience required in work listed.
Work may include but not limited to: may perform any combination of tasks related to processing and harvest of fruit, vegetable, flower crops. Included but not limited to driving, thinning, spraying, irrigation, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing, pressing and bottling. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw and hoe. 1 month experience in duties listed required.
Plant, cultivate and harvest various fruit crops. Use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoes, pruning shears, knives and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to tilling the soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, thinning, pruning, applying pesticides, picking, cutting, cleaning, sorting, packing, processing and .handling harvested products. May set up, operate and repair farm machinery, repair fences and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up to 20ft using ladders or climbing. 1 month experience required in work listed.
Work may include but not limited to greenhouse work including filling of trays and pots with media, transplant, watering, lifting up to 50 lbs. Field work includes but not limited to vegetable & tobacco planting and harvesting. Must be able to climb and hang tobacco, inside tobacco sheds. One month experience in work listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of fruits,apples\nand vegetables and plants, including but not limited to driving, operating, adjusting and maintaining farm machines, preparing soil, planting , pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw and hoe. 2 months experience in duties listed required.
Crops/Commodities: \nnursery stock. \nExperienced nursery workers to plant, cultivate and harvest bare root, ball-and-burlap trees and shrubs, containerized trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and perform other duties related to nursery production. Saturday work is required. Specific duties and skills required include the following:\nPlant Cultivation: Through knowledge and judgment, employ proper pruning techniques for wide range of Prides Corner’s plant varieties. Exhibit understanding of pruning protocols to ensure uninterrupted availability goals for key crops. Possess ability to identify individual plants that require staking and then decide on the particular staking protocols for that plant. Stick cuttings, transplant plants, pot plants and space plants. \nMust possess ability to understand verbal and/or written work instructions. Must be able to understand and identify plants by botanical name and apply proper identification tag. \nPlant Health: Some workers employed under this labor certification may be agricultural chemical handlers working under the direct supervision and management of a certified pesticide applicator in accordance with provisions at 40 CFR Part 170, the federal EPA Worker Protection Standard.\nAccordingly, workers will be required to either possess current WPS handler training (must have been trained as a WPS handler within the last 12 months) or demonstrate the ability to be trained to be compliant with handler requirements under the Part. Any current certified applicator of restricted-use pesticides (in any category of certification) meets the handler standard by definition.\nAfter training, handler/workers will be expected to be able to ascertain and apply appropriate fertilizer to facilitate plant growth or chemicals to eliminate undesirable growth and pests. Ability to use spray rigs is a prerequisite of the job operation (both hand sprayers and mist blowers). Ability to accurately measure and monitor precise volume of chemicals and fertilizer applications to ensure that the proper amount is applied at the appropriate time is a prerequisite. Ability to read and understand the pesticide product labeling applicable to the safe use of pesticide, including label use directions and restrictions is a prerequisite. Accurate weighing and measuring as well as the proper sequencing of adding multiple products is a prerequisite.\nMust have a thorough understanding of how to use the personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to respirators, eye shields, gloves, footwear and headgear that are required for each type of spray application. Must submit to regular blood testing to monitor for cholinesterase levels. Refusal to wear PPE according to the standard established for each chemical by the WPS is grounds for termination.\nPursuant to regulation, pesticide handlers must be a minimum of 18 years old.\nIrrigation: Must be able to operate all Prides Corner Farms irrigation pumps and monitor particular crops’ water needs to ensure application of correct amount of irrigation water. Accurately execute Prides Corner Farms numerical watering system to determine optimal irrigation protocols for individual crops. \nMust be able to interpret and execute the Irrigation Request Sheets as requested by the Supervisor. Specified watering times could be 10 minutes, 20 minutes, 30 minutes, twice a day for 20 minutes, etc. These specifications can change daily. After training, must be able to determine the order in which the water is run and how many houses can be irrigated at any one time. In other words, must know the limitations of the system so that the water pressure is sufficient so that the system is operating efficiently. \nMust have a thorough understanding of Prides Corner’s Five Water Levels that determine moisture available to a plant so as to help determine appropriate watering protocols for the thousands of varieties grown.
Crops/Commodities: \nnursery stock. \nExperienced nursery workers to plant, cultivate and harvest bare root, ball-and-burlap trees and shrubs, containerized trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and perform other duties related to nursery production. Specific duties and skills required include the following:\nPlant Cultivation: Through knowledge and judgment, employ proper pruning techniques for wide range of Prides Corner’s plant varieties. Exhibit understanding of pruning protocols to ensure uninterrupted availability goals for key crops. Possess ability to identify individual plants that require staking and then decide on the particular staking protocols for that plant. Stick cuttings, transplant plants, pot plants and space plants. \nMust possess ability to understand verbal and/or written work instructions. Must be able to understand and identify plants by botanical name and apply proper identification tag.\nPlant Harvest and Shipping Activities: Harvest, pack, label, stack and load trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals using techniques appropriate for individual varieties of plants. Possess ability to identify and select appropriate color picture tags for placement on plants.\nPossess ability to determine the exact grades and quantities for selecting trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals for sale. Must be able to measure and understand Prides Corner Farms’ appropriate quality standards for each shipment depending on individual customer demands. \nGeneral Nursery Duties: Drive tractors while pulling multiple wagons, including ability to properly back tractors pulling wagons. Work may also include mechanized nursery work using other power equipment. By way of example and not limitation, other power equipment also may include planters, sprayers and other equipment. Workers will be expected to be able to operate agricultural equipment including but not limited to mowers, weed eaters and ATVs as well as daily use of field trucks and tractors with or without direction. At times, under the guidance of a facilities technician, workers may be asked to perform repair and maintenance of agricultural equipment. \nIn the spring, uncover the poly-covered winter plant storage facilities (“hoop houses”). \nNon-supervisory nursery workers may demonstrate tasks to others. Designated workers may be responsible for acting as a liaison between the crew and the supervisor to communicate progress of production tasks and communicate work completed for the day.\nJobs are repetitive in nature and must be performed in all climate conditions including hot, humid weather as well as rain, snow and sleet. These jobs require the ability to perform heavy lifting. Must be able to lift up to 60 pound containerized plants and transport them by hand up to a distance of 50 feet for up to 8 hours a day when performing spacing and loading trucks with nursery stock and materials. \nWorkers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers’ ability to perform the job. \nAt times, under the guidance of a facilities technician, workers may be asked to perform repair and maintenance of agricultural equipment. While the employer does not require prospective applicants to take and pass a drug test prior to a hiring decision, the employer has a no-exceptions drug policy requiring newly-hired employees to take and pass an employer-paid drug test. Every new hire must undergo testing before starting work with the company. All testing is conducted uniformly after an initial job offer has been extended and accepted by the new hire. If an employee tests positive, he/she is immediately terminated and paid for all hours worked between the first date of employment and the date of termination, if any.
Crops/Commodities: \nperennials, annuals, herbs. \nMow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Mix and apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Clear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures, equipment, and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. \n\nPrepare fields/soil for planting. Remove cull stock, debris, tree stumps, brush, ferns, vines and other growth from planting area using tractor, mattocks, brush hooks and/or axes. Plant, cultivate and maintain nursery stock and/or bedding plants in condition for shipping and sale to customers. Pot seedlings or ‘liners’ by hand or mechanical planter. Propagate plants from cuttings. Perform general plant maintenance. Prune, trim, space, transplant and cull plants to ensure availability of marketable products. Irrigate and apply fertilizer. Pack, label, tag, pull, and store plants by variety. Count, grade, and inventory plants. Must understand nursery quality control standards and have working knowledge of production procedures. Must harvest crops according to specific standards. Must select and harvest crops pursuant to customer needs. \n\nWork is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. \n\nMust wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Shorts, bathing suits or other casual clothing not permitted. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. \n\nWorkers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles. \n\nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. All workers will be subject to a trial period of up to five days during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker if the employer reasonably finds worker's performance during the trial period to be unacceptable. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day.
Greenhouse work, i.e. seeding, sticking cuttings, transplanting on an automated production line, tagging, assembling hanging plants, spacing pots, watering, mixing fertilizer, cleaning, sweeping, moving plants outdoors, pulling orders of annuals, sleeving plants, loading plants on transport racks, rolling racks onto trucks. Filling pots and trays with growing mix, picking rocks, cutting and slacking brush and wood, weeding. Livestock, equipment and facility maintenance. Harvesting, loading and stacking hay, building farm fences. Potentially may need to drive farm owned vehicles. One month experience in all duties listed.
Crops/Commodities: \nshrubs and trees – container and field. \nThis job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior experience working in a nursery handling both manual and machine tasks associated with nursery production and harvest activities. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. \nExperienced nursery workers to plant, cultivate and harvest bare root, ball-and-burlap trees and shrubs, containerized trees, shrubs and perform other duties related to nursery production. Specific duties and skills required include the following:\nPlant Cultivation: Thorough knowledge and judgment of proper pruning techniques for wide range of Clinton Nurseries’ plant varieties. Exhibit understanding of pruning protocols to ensure uninterrupted availability goals for key crops. Possess ability to identify individual plants that require staking and then decide on the particular staking protocols for that plant. Stick cuttings, transplant plants, pot plants, space plants and water plants. \nMust possess ability to understand verbal and/or written work instructions. Must be able to understand and identify plants by botanical name and apply proper identification tag.\nPlant Harvest and Shipping Activities: Harvest, pack, label, stack and load trees and shrubs using techniques appropriate for individual varieties of plants. Possess ability to identify and select appropriate color picture tags for placement on plants.\nPossess ability to determine the exact grades and quantities for selecting trees and shrubs for sale. Must be able to measure and understand Clinton Nurseries’ appropriate quality standards for each shipment depending on individual customer demands. \nGeneral Nursery Duties: Drive tractors while pulling multiple wagons, including ability to properly back tractors pulling wagons. Work may also include mechanized nursery work using other power equipment. By way of example and not limitation, other power equipment also may include planters, sprayers and other equipment. Workers will be expected to be able to operate agricultural equipment including but not limited to mowers, weed eaters and ATVs as well as daily use of field trucks and tractors with or without direction. \nCover, uncover or move the poly-covered winter plant storage facilities (“hoop houses”). May be required to assemble or repair pallets and or racks. May be required to perform general nursery repairs, maintenance and labor.\nWorkers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may transport other workers.\nJobs are repetitive in nature and must be performed in all climate conditions including hot, humid weather as well as rain, snow and sleet. These jobs require the ability to perform heavy lifting. Must be able to lift up to 60 pound containerized plants and transport them by hand up to a distance of 50 feet for up to 8 hours a day when performing spacing and loading trucks with nursery stock and materials\nWorkers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers’ ability to perform the job. \nEmployer-paid post-hire drug and alcohol testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use.\nPersons seeking employment as experienced nursery worker must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Workers are encouraged to bring warm clothing and boots.
Job requires planting, cultivating, fertilizing, & harvesting vegetable field crops. Duties include operating bean harvester and driving semi-trailer trucks to transport harvested product. Applicant must have mechanical and maintenance skills and must also have or be able to obtain driver’s license within 30 days after hire. 3 months experience is required. Increase or bonus may be possible based on experience and merit.
Employee will be responsible for helping to feed and turn horses in and out. Grooming as well as cleaning stalls and keep barn tidy. They will also assist in property management including but not limited to; mowing, weed whacking, planting seed, fixing fences, painting fences, operating tractors and other machinery. Other tasks include repairing broken rails, and stall boards, helping to build jumps as well as painting them.
WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL WORK ACTIVITIES WITH ACCURACY AND EFFICIENCY. PRIMARY TASKS WILL INCLUDE NURSERY WORK. INSTRUCTIONS AND OVERALL SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION OF THE WORKERS WILL BE PROVIDED BY A COMPANY SUPERVISOR. ALL WORKERS HIRED PURSUANT TO THIS LABOR CERTIFICATION MUST BE ABLE TO COMPREHEND AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS OF A COMPANY SUPERVISOR AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY TO SUPERVISORS. UNUSUAL, COMPLEX, OR NON-ROUTINE ACTIVITIES WILL BE SUPERVISED. EMPLOYER RETAINS FULL DISCRETION TO MAKE WORK ASSIGNMENTS, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS WEATHER OR OTHER UNSCHEDULED/UNEXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS IN REGULAR WORK. ALL WORKERS MUST PERFORM THE WORK ASSIGNED BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS. WITHOUT SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS, WORKERS MAY NOT PERFORM DUTIES WHICH ARE NOT PROVIDED FOR IN THIS APPLICATION, OR WORK IN AREAS NOT ASSIGNED. WORKERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO PERFORM ANY OF THE LISTED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY HIS/HER SUPERVISOR. WORKERS MAY NOT LEAVE THEIR JOB ASSIGNMENT AREA UNLESS AUTHORIZED. LEAVING JOB AREA OR FARM WITHOUT PERMISSION MAY BE CONSIDERED VOLUNTARY RESIGNATION. PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK ON OR AFTER THE DATE OF NEED, WORKERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AN ORIENTATION ON WORKPLACE RULES, POLICIES AND SAFETY INFORMATION. WORKERS SHOULD BE ABLE TO PERFORM REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS, ENGAGE IN EXTENSIVE WALKING, AND WORK ON FEET WHILE IN BENT POSITIONS FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME. ALLERGIES TO ITEMS SUCH AS RAGWEED, GOLDENROD, INSPECT SPRAY, AND RELATED CHEMICALS, MAY AFFECT WORKERS ABILITY TO PERFORM THIS JOB. WORKERS SHOULD BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO DO THE WORK\nREQUIRED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION. WORK IS TO BE DONE FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME. TEMPERATURES MAY RANGE FROM BELOW FREEZING TO 105 F. WORKER MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK IN IN WET CONDITIONS AND SHOULD HAVE SUITABLE CLOTHING FOR VARIABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK DURING OCCASIONAL SHOWERS NOT SEVERE ENOUGH TO STOP FIELD OPERATIONS. SATURDAY WORK IS REQUIRED OF ALL WORKERS. ALL WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY 60 LBS. EMPLOYER MAY REQUIRE POST-HIRE DRUG TESTING UPON REASONABLE SUSPICION OF USE AND AFTER A WORKER HAS AN ACCIDENT AT WORK. EMPLOYER WILL PAY FOR SUCH DRUG TESTING. ALL WORKERS MUST OBEY ALL SAFETY RULES AND BASIC INSTRUCTIONS AND BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE, UNDERSTAND AND COMPLY WITH SAFETY, PESTICIDE WARNING/RE-ENTRY AND OTHER ESSENTIAL POSTINGS. THE JOB REQUIRES EXTENSIVE STANDING AND WALKING. WORKERS ARE FREQUENTLY REQUIRED TO USE THEIR HANDS AND ARMS TO\nHANDLE, FEEL, REACH, CLIMB, OR BALANCE. WORKERS ARE OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED TO STOOP, KNEEL, CROUCH, OR CRAWL UNDER LINES. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY UP TO 60 LBS. THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF THE DAY. SOME WORKERS WHO HAVE A LEGAL DRIVERS LICENSES MAY BE NEEDED TO DRIVE A TRUCK OR BUS TO AND FROM FIELD. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL DUTIES WITHIN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN WHAT CAN BE CONSIDERED A SAFE MANNER ADHERING TO ALL ESTABLISHED SAFETY GUIDELINES, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS MAY PERFORM VARIOUS DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH INSTRUCTING OTHER WORKERS ON HOW TO COMPLETE JOB DUTIES AS NEEDED AND TIME KEEPING. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS THAT ARE ABLE TO BE PROPERLY LICENSED MAY ALSO TRANSPORT WORKERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO DRIVE FORK-LIFTS, DUMPCARTS, AND SKIDSTEERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT SHIPPING PAPERWORK.
WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL WORK ACTIVITIES WITH ACCURACY AND EFFICIENCY. PRIMARY TASKS WILL INCLUDE NURSERY WORK. WORKERS WILL PERFORM ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DUTIES: PULLING WEEDS, PICKING UP STONES AND ROOTS, REMOVAL OF REFLECTIVE TARPS THAT ARE IN THE ROWS, CLEANING EQUIPMENT, REMOVAL OF STRINGS AND WIRE FROM TRELLISES, AND OTHER HAND TASKS. WORKER MAY BE REQUIRED TO ENGAGE IN TASKS INVOLVED IN THE CARE FOR YOUNG TREES, SUCH AS WEEDING, TREE TRUNK PAINTING, AND HAND CLIPPING. INSTRUCTIONS AND OVERALL SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION OF THE WORKERS WILL BE PROVIDED BY A COMPANY SUPERVISOR. ALL WORKERS HIRED PURSUANT TO THIS LABOR CERTIFICATION MUST BE ABLE TO COMPREHEND AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS OF A COMPANY SUPERVISOR AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY TO SUPERVISORS. UNUSUAL, COMPLEX, OR NON-ROUTINE ACTIVITIES WILL BE SUPERVISED. EMPLOYER RETAINS FULL DISCRETION TO MAKE WORK ASSIGNMENTS, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT\nUNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS WEATHER OR OTHER UNSCHEDULED/UNEXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS IN REGULAR WORK. ALL WORKERS MUST PERFORM THE WORK ASSIGNED BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS. WITHOUT SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS, WORKERS MAY NOT PERFORM DUTIES WHICH ARE NOT PROVIDED FOR IN THIS APPLICATION, OR WORK IN AREAS NOT ASSIGNED. WORKERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO PERFORM ANY OF THE LISTED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY HIS/HER SUPERVISOR. WORKERS MAY NOT LEAVE THEIR JOB ASSIGNMENT AREA UNLESS AUTHORIZED. LEAVING JOB AREA OR FARM WITHOUT\nPERMISSION MAY BE CONSIDERED VOLUNTARY RESIGNATION. PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK ON OR AFTER THE DATE OF NEED, WORKERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AN ORIENTATION ON WORKPLACE RULES, POLICIES AND SAFETY INFORMATION. WORKERS SHOULD BE ABLE TO PERFORM REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS, ENGAGE IN EXTENSIVE WALKING, AND WORK ON FEET WHILE IN BENT POSITIONS FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME. ALLERGIES TO ITEMS SUCH AS RAGWEED, GOLDENROD, INSPECT SPRAY, AND RELATED CHEMICALS, MAY AFFECT WORKERS ABILITY TO PERFORM THIS JOB. WORKERS SHOULD BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO DO THE WORK\nREQUIRED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION. WORK IS TO BE DONE FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME. TEMPERATURES MAY RANGE FROM BELOW FREEZING TO 105 F. WORKER MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK IN IN WET CONDITIONS AND SHOULD HAVE SUITABLE CLOTHING FOR VARIABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK DURING OCCASIONAL SHOWERS NOT SEVERE ENOUGH TO STOP FIELD OPERATIONS. SATURDAY WORK IS REQUIRED OF ALL WORKERS. ALL WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY 60 LBS. EMPLOYER MAY REQUIRE POST-HIRE DRUG TESTING UPON REASONABLE SUSPICION OF USE AND AFTER A WORKER HAS AN ACCIDENT AT WORK. EMPLOYER WILL PAY FOR SUCH DRUG TESTING. ALL WORKERS MUST OBEY ALL SAFETY RULES AND BASIC INSTRUCTIONS AND BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE, UNDERSTAND AND COMPLY WITH SAFETY, PESTICIDE WARNING/RE-ENTRY AND OTHER ESSENTIAL POSTINGS. THE JOB REQUIRES EXTENSIVE STANDING AND WALKING. WORKERS ARE FREQUENTLY REQUIRED TO USE THEIR HANDS AND ARMS TO\nHANDLE, FEEL, REACH, CLIMB, OR BALANCE. WORKERS ARE OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED TO STOOP, KNEEL, CROUCH, OR CRAWL UNDER LINES. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY UP TO 60 LBS. THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF THE DAY. SOME WORKERS WHO HAVE A LEGAL DRIVERS LICENSES MAY BE NEEDED TO DRIVE A TRUCK OR BUS TO AND FROM FIELD. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL DUTIES WITHIN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN WHAT CAN BE CONSIDERED A SAFE MANNER ADHERING TO ALL ESTABLISHED SAFETY GUIDELINES, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS MAY PERFORM VARIOUS DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH INSTRUCTING OTHER WORKERS ON HOW TO COMPLETE JOB DUTIES AS NEEDED AND TIME KEEPING. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS THAT ARE ABLE TO BE PROPERLY LICENSED MAY ALSO TRANSPORT WORKERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO DRIVE FORK-LIFTS, DUMPCARTS, AND SKIDSTEERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT SHIPPING PAPERWORK.
Plant cultivate and harvest fruits, vegetables and ornamental flowers crops. Use of pruning tools, apply pesticides. Sorting, processing and packing products. Set up irrigation and maintain. Work mainly out door, could be extremely hot or cold conditions. work requires to frequently bend, stoop and lift up to fifty pounds. Work on ladders at heights up to twenty feet. Thirty days experience in duties listed above.
Perform manual labor to transplant vegetable plants, flower plants and herbs within an assembly line. Operate machinery, equipment and vehicles. Prepare soil and growth media. Dig, rake, and screen soil, and fill cold frames and hot beds to prepare them for planting. Cut and transplant seedlings and cuttings. Clean work areas, sanitize, and maintain grounds, greenhouses, warehouse, and landscaping. Perform nursery sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors. Work is very fast paced during the busy season. Haul and spread fill-sand to maintain greenhouse floors using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels. Maintain and repair sprinkler system in and outside of greenhouses. Feel plants' leaves and note coloring to detect presence of insects or disease. Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality. Operate tractors to fertilize, cultivate or spray. Operate forklifts. May repair and maintain nursery buildings. Push and pull carts. Work within an assembly line. Tag trays. Work on a seedling line. Sit down seed flats and get up seed flats for delivery. Fold and staple corrugated forms to make boxes used for packing horticultural products. Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. \n\nAllergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.\n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.\n\n\n Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days.\n\n\nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer’s recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.
Crops/Commodities: \nAnnuals. \nPerform manual and mechanized tasks associated with the indoor and outdoor production of horticultural products. Plant, cultivate, and maintain nursery stock, bedding plants, plugs, liners, hanging baskets, greenhouse-grown specialty plants, and other horticultural varieties. Prepare fields/soil for planting. Plant/propagate plants. Remove cull stock, debris, brush, ferns, vines and other growth from planting area using hand tools or mechanized equipment (rakes, shovels, hoes, tractors, mattocks, brush hooks and/or axes). Plant/pot seedlings or ‘liners’ by hand or mechanical planter, fill and label trays, and move product to/from greenhouses and loading/unloading areas. Hand dig with shovel. Crimp wire baskets. Attach hangers to baskets and hang throughout holding houses. Move containerized plants using rolling/electric carts. Load/unload trucks and product from conveyor belt. Install/remove plastic coverings. Perform general plant maintenance. Irrigate and apply fertilizer or other chemicals. Maintain irrigation systems. Train, prune, trim, shear, space, transplant and cull plants to ensure availability of marketable products. Tie/position plants by tying or wrapping as necessary. Count, inventory, and grade plants. Pack, label, tag, pull, sort, and store plants by variety. Crimp wire baskets.\n\nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. \n\nApply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions.\n\nWorkers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer’s products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination.\n\nMow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences.\n\nMust wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work.\n\nOutdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. \n\nEmployer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may transport other workers. \n\nSupervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers.
Greenhouse work, i.e. seeding, sticking cuttings, transplanting on an automated production line, tagging, assembling hanging plants, spacing pots, watering, mixing fertilizer, cleaning, sweeping, moving plants outdoors, pulling orders of annuals, sleeving plants, loading plants on transport racks, rolling racks onto trucks. Filling pots and trays with growing mix, picking rocks, cutting and slacking brush and wood, weeding. Livestock, equipment and facility maintenance. Harvesting, loading and stacking hay, building farm fences. Potentially may need to drive farm owned vehicles. One month experience in all duties listed.
Greenhouse work, i.e. seeding, sticking cuttings, transplanting on an automated production line, tagging, assembling hanging plants, spacing pots, watering, mixing fertilizer, cleaning, sweeping, moving plants outdoors, pulling orders of annuals, sleeving plants, loading plants on transport racks, rolling racks onto trucks. Filling pots and trays with growing mix, picking rocks, cutting and stacking brush and wood, weeding. Livestock, equipment and facility maintenance. Harvesting, loading and stacking hay, building farm fences. Potentially may need to drive farm owned vehicles. One month experience in all duties listed.
Diversified fruit and vegetable farm. General duties include: seeding, transplanting, writing labels for transplants, weeding, thinning, cultivating and pruning, less than 15% of the season; planting 15% of the season; harvesting, picking and packing by hand various crops such as leafy vegetables, legumes, squash, tomatoes, root crops, berries, apples, peaches and pears 70% of the season. Other duties include weeding, cutting, and arranging cut-flowers, use of hand tools, setting up, operating and/or repairing farm machinery and fencing. Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions; also required to bend, stoop or stand for extended periods and lift and carry 50 pounds on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required in work listed. The %'s listed are estimates. Workers may spend 0-100% of their time performing any of the activities listed.
Employee must be able to plant, cultivate, weed and harvest a large variety of vegetable, fruit and flower crops. Applicants should have a general knowledge of vegetable production. plant propagation and greenhouse maintenance and propagation. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. May be required to operate\nmachinery and do various other field work. General farm maintenance, brush clearing and chain saw operation could be required on a regular basis. 2 months experience in the above duties listed is preferred.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating and harvesting of apples, tree fruit and vegetable. Worker will be required to lift approximately 50 lbs while using a picking bucket ascending\nand descending a ladder on a sustained basis. Work is performed outdoors, sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. One month experience for all jobs listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting and cultivating of fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, preparing soil, rock removal, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, using buckets weighing up to 50 pounds. May use hand tools such as, shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. Ladder use required. One months experience in duties listed required.
Work may include but not limited to: may perform any combination of tasks related to processing and harvest of fruit and vegetable crops. Included but not limited to driving, tinning, spraying, irrigation, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing, pressing and bottling. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw and hoe. 1 month experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the production and harvesting of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricots including pruning, thinning, hoeing, baiting, irrigating, mowing, fertilizing, and harvesting. Workers will be using straight and stepladders and will be required to lift approximately 50Ibs while descending and ascending ladders on a sustained basis. At least two months experience in duties listed above.
Crops/Commodities: \nnursery stock. \nExperienced nursery workers to plant, cultivate and harvest bare root, ball-and-burlap trees and shrubs, containerized trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and perform other duties related to nursery production. Specific duties and skills required include the following:\nPlant Cultivation: Through knowledge and judgment, employ proper pruning techniques for wide range of Prides Corners plant varieties. Exhibit understanding of pruning protocols to ensure uninterrupted availability goals for key crops. Possess ability to identify individual plants that require staking and then decide on the particular staking protocols for that plant. Stick cuttings, transplant plants and pot plants. \nMust possess ability to understand verbal and/or written work instructions. Must be able to understand and identify plants by botanical name and apply proper identification tag. \nPlant Health: Some workers employed under this labor certification may be agricultural chemical handlers working under the direct supervision and management of a certified pesticide applicator in accordance with provisions at 40 CFR Part 170, the federal EPA Worker Protection Standard. Accordingly, workers will be required to either possess current WPS handler training (must have been trained as a WPS handler within the last 12 months) or demonstrate the ability to be trained to be compliant with handler requirements under the Part. Any current certified applicator of restricted-use pesticides (in any category of certification) meets the handler standard by definition.\nAfter training, handler/workers will be expected to be able to ascertain and apply appropriate fertilizer to facilitate plant growth or chemicals to eliminate undesirable growth and pests. Ability to use spray rigs is a prerequisite of the job operation (both hand sprayers and mist blowers). Ability to accurately measure and monitor precise volume of chemicals and fertilizer applications to ensure that the proper amount is applied at the appropriate time is a prerequisite. Ability to read and understand the pesticide product labeling applicable to the safe use of pesticide, including label use directions and restrictions is a prerequisite. Accurate weighing and measuring as well as the proper sequencing of adding multiple products is a prerequisite.\nMust have a thorough understanding of how to use the personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to respirators, eye shields, gloves, footwear and headgear that are required for each type of spray application. Must submit to regular blood testing to monitor for cholinesterase levels. Refusal to wear PPE according to the standard established for each chemical by the WPS is grounds for termination. Pursuant to regulation, pesticide handlers must be a minimum of 18 years old.\nIrrigation: Must be able to operate all Prides Corner Farms irrigation pumps and monitor particular crops water needs to ensure application of correct amount of irrigation water. Accurately execute Prides Corner Farms numerical watering system to determine optimal irrigation protocols for individual crops. \nMust be able to interpret and execute the Irrigation Request Sheets as requested by the Supervisor. Specified watering times could be 10 minutes, 20 minutes, 30 minutes, twice a day for 20 minutes, etc. These specifications can change daily. After training, must be able to determine the order in which the water is run and how many houses can be irrigated at any one time. In other words, must know the limitations of the system so that the water pressure is sufficient so that the system is operating efficiently. \nMust have a thorough understanding of Prides Corners Five Water Levels that determine moisture available to a plant so as to help determine appropriate watering protocols for the thousands of varieties grown. Must have a thorough understanding of Prides Corners Water Conservation Levels and
May perform any combination of tasks related to the Cultivating and Processing Of fruit, including but not limited to driving operations, maintenance of farm buildings, preparing soil and plants, pruning, weeding, thinning and harvesting of fruit. May use hand tools such as shovel, Pruning Saw and hoe. Two months experience in duties listed required.
Diversified fruit and vegetable farm. General duties include: seeding, transplanting, writing labels for transplants, weeding, thinning, cultivating and pruning, less than 15% of the season; planting 15% of the season; harvesting, picking and packing by hand various crops such as leafy vegetables, legumes, squash, tomatoes, root crops, berries, apples, peaches and pears 70% of the season. Other duties include weeding, cutting, and arranging cut-flowers, use of hand tools, setting up, operating and/or repairing farm machinery and fencing. Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions; also required to bend, stoop or stand for extended periods and lift and carry 50 pounds on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required in work listed. The %'s listed are estimates. Workers may spend 0-100% of their time performing any of the activities listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting and cultivating of fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, preparing soil, rock removal, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, using buckets weighing up to 50 pounds. May use hand tools such as, shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. Ladder use required. One months experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 month's experience in duties listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the production and harvesting of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricots including pruning, thinning, hoeing, baiting, irrigating, mowing, fertilizing, and harvesting. Workers will be using straight and stepladders and will be required to lift approximately 50Ibs while descending and ascending ladders on a sustained basis. At least two months experience in duties listed above.
Work will include (but not limited to) planting, applying fertilizer, cultivating, hoeing, harvesting, hanging tobacco properly spaced at heights of 20 feet. Taking down and packing tobacco. Being able to set, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. Drive bus to transport workers to and from field. Not all workers required to drive. Workers requested to drive will be required to possess appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a driver's license. Most of the time work is performed outside sometimes under hot or cold conditions. Work is very physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required for work listed.
Work may include but not limited to Plan, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to vegetables, fruits and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products and general farm maintenance. May set up, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 Ibs on a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the Cultivation of fruit, including but not limited to driving and maintaining farm machinery used to mow, apply pesticides and fertilizer. Duties include planting, thinning, pruning, and harvesting of fruit. May use hand tools such as shovel, Pruning Saw and hoe. Two months experience in duties listed required.
Crops/Commodities: \ntobacco, pumpkins, gourds, squash, hay, straw, rye, oats, barley, wheat, corn, soybeans, and mums. \n This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior experience working on a farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Workers must have no fear of working from heights of 20+ feet above the ground. This job requires work in fields and barn/curing structures performing manual and machine tasks associated with tobacco. This includes planting, cultivating, and setting up plants after storms. Workers will receive worker protection training as worker, handler, and early entry worker. Chop and top tobacco plants. Cut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load onto riggings. Pass lath progressively upward in shed and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. Clean and set up burners in each shed and hook up propane to be functional. After curing, remove burners and equipment, take down tobacco, and strip/bundle leaves for market, taking care to prevent damage to plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \n\nThis job requires the harvest of pumpkins, gourds and squash, which entails cutting the vines, carrying and win rowing, sorting, inspecting and packing by size, variety and maturity according to orders. \n\nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Perform ditching, shoveling, clearing brush, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, fertilize, apply pesticides and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, rakes, machete, hatchets, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. \n\nUse power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, skid loaders. Workers must operate equipment, with or without direction, in a manner that protects operator, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops and equipment. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination.\n\nClear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures and equipment and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Bale, stack and load hay and straw and pick rocks from fields. Cut, load, split, and stack fire wood. \n\nWork is done in the field and barns/curing structures for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 6 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire upon suspicion drug testing required. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. \n\nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20+ feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights.
Work will include (but not limited to) planting, applying fertilizer, cultivating, hoeing, harvesting, hanging tobacco properly spaced at heights of 20 feet. Taking down and packing tobacco. Being able to set, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. Drive bus to transport workers to and from field. Not all workers required to drive. Workers requested to drive will be required to possess appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a driver's license. Most of the time work is performed outside sometimes under hot or cold conditions. Work is very physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required for work listed.
Must be able to perform and have prior experience in the following duties: plant, cultivate and harvest broadleaf tobacco. Use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoe, knives, hatchets and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, topping tobacco plants, applying sucker control, cutting, hooking, stripping, packaging and handling harvested tobacco. May participate in irrigation activities, repair farm buildings. Must be able to climb and work at heights up to 20 ft in the tobacco dam for the purpose of hanging tobacco lath weighing up to 50 lbs. 2 months experience in duties listed.
Workers are expected to perform all activities related to cultural practices involved with the production of vegetables, tree fruit and small berries. Operation, care and maintenance is essential for the equipment used for this purpose. Work is often required in extremely hot and cold conditions. Work is physically challenging requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Ladder work is an essential skill. 30 days experience in duties listed is required.
Crops/Commodities: \nbroadleaf tobacco. \nWork in fields and barns/curing structures performing manual tasks associated with tobacco production. Plant, cultivate and harvest broadleaf tobacco. Fertilize, transplant, top and apply sucker control. Stand up plants after storms. \nHarvest tobacco plants using hatchets. Pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer/hooker. Hook or spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Workers will handle and hang lath in curing barns for drying onto poles, standing at considerable height using ladders. Work requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. \nAfter curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market and load in trucks for transport. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nPerform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, knives, hatchets, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. \nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. \nWork is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. \nTobacco use strictly prohibited. No smoking or tobacco use of any kind permitted in the fields, worker housing, or anywhere on company premises. This is necessary to protect against transmission of toxins and contamination from tobacco by-products. Employer reserves the right to discharge any employee found smoking or in possession of smoking materials, including cigarettes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco or smoking paraphernalia.\nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the workers performance fails to satisfy the employers reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
work may include but not limited to perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, harvesting and curing of tobacco, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, and thinning. Weeds around plants and between rows using hoe, Wraps and ties tobacco plants to overhead wires for support. break tops and suckers. Loads harvested leaves onto truck or wagon, unloads crop at shed. Hands lathes to hangers in shed for curing. Takes cured tobacco down from tiers in shed and packs in bundles. May operate farm equipment. Work is performed out of doors sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. 1 months experience required in duties listed.
Must be able to safely operate TRACTORS, set up, and perform minor repairs to farm machinery. Work will include but not limited to Plant, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to tobacco. Duties will include but are not limited to applying fertilizer/ pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products. General maintenance of farm buildings, and fields, will also participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the production and harvesting of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricots including pruning, thinning, hoeing, baiting, irrigating, mowing, fertilizing, and harvesting. Workers will be using straight and stepladders and will be required to lift approximately 50Ibs while descending and ascending ladders on a sustained basis. At least two months experience in duties listed above.
Planting, cultivating and processing of fruit including apples, peaches and pears but not limited to driving, operating, adjusting and maintaining farm machinery, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding applying pesticides, thinning, mowing harvesting, grading, packing and loading trucks. May use shovel, pruning saw, hoe and picking bucket. Work is usually performed outside, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and able to carry 50 lbs. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up 20 ft using ladders or climbing, Two month experience in duties listed above required.
Crops/Commodities: \nbroadleaf tobacco. \nHarvest:\nWorkers will generally work in teams to harvest tobacco. Workers will help prepare tobacco to be placed in barns and with loading and unloading tobacco barns. \n\nCut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Workers will handle and hang tobacco leaves for drying. Pass lath progressively upward in barn and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. \nAfter curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market. When tobacco is removed from the curing board, workers will be expected to assist each other by placing tobacco on sheets to be bound in bundles and loaded in trucks for transport. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \n\nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. Work may also include mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators and other farm and packing house equipment. Work is to be done in the field for long periods of time. Workers are expected to perform duties including weighing and loading of product. Workers will assist in loading trucks with product weighing up to and including 70 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers ability to perform the job. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day, working in fields. Temperatures may range from 10 to 100 F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. \n\nWorkers may not smoke or use tobacco products while performing any job associated with handling tobacco. Workers found using tobacco while handling plants or performing any job associated with handling tobacco, will be terminated immediately. This rule will be aggressively enforced out of concern for the spread of tobacco mosaic and other diseases and contamination of tobacco. \n\nPersons seeking employment as experienced tobacco farm worker must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the workers performance fails to satisfy the employers reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the five day trial period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employers recruitment period.
Crops/Commodities: \nbroadleaf tobacco. \nHarvest:\nWorkers will generally work in teams to harvest tobacco. Workers will help prepare tobacco to be placed in barns and with loading and unloading tobacco barns. \n\nCut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Workers will handle and hang tobacco leaves for drying. Pass lath progressively upward in barn and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. \n\nAfter curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market. When tobacco is removed from the curing board, workers will be expected to assist each other by placing tobacco on sheets to be bound in bundles and loaded in trucks for transport. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \n\nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. Work may also include mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators and other farm and packing house equipment. Work is to be done in the field for long periods of time. Workers are expected to perform duties including weighing and loading of product. Workers will assist in loading trucks with product weighing up to and including 70 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers ability to perform the job. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day, working in fields. Temperatures may range from 10 to 100 F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. \n\nWorkers may not smoke or use tobacco products while performing any job associated with handling tobacco. Workers found using tobacco while handling plants or performing any job associated with handling tobacco, will be terminated immediately. This rule will be aggressively enforced out of concern for the spread of tobacco mosaic and other diseases and contamination of tobacco. \n\nPersons seeking employment as experienced tobacco farm worker must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the workers performance fails to satisfy the employers reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the five day trial period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employers recruitment period.
Crops/Commodities: \ntobacco, hay/straw. \nWork in fields and barns/curing structures performing manual and machine tasks associated with tobacco and hay/straw production. Plant, cultivate and harvest tobacco. Set up plants after storms. Chop and top tobacco plants. Cut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Pass lath progressively upward in barn and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. Tend charcoal/gas fires. After curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Clear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures, equipment, and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Bale, stack and load hay. \nWorkers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles.\nWork is done in the field and barns/curing structures for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. \nWork requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. This is hard manual labor - workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. \nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the workers performance fails to satisfy the employers reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 month's experience in duties listed required.
WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL WORK ACTIVITIES WITH ACCURACY AND EFFICIENCY. PRIMARY TASKS WILL INCLUDE PERENNIAL FIELD MAINTENANCE AND GREENHOUSE/NURSERY WORK. WORKERS WILL PERFORM ANY OF THE FOLLOWING DUTIES: PULLING WEEDS, PICKING UP STONES AND ROOTS, REMOVAL OF REFLECTIVE TARPS THAT ARE IN THE ROWS, CLEANING EQUIPMENT, REMOVAL OF STRINGS AND WIRE FROM TRELLISES, AND OTHER HAND TASKS. WORKER MAY BE REQUIRED TO ENGAGE IN TASKS INVOLVED IN THE CARE FOR YOUNG TREES, SUCH AS WEEDING, TREE TRUNK PAINTING, AND HAND CLIPPING. INSTRUCTIONS AND\nOVERALL SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION OF THE WORKERS WILL BE PROVIDED BY A COMPANY SUPERVISOR. ALL WORKERS HIRED PURSUANT TO THIS LABOR CERTIFICATION MUST BE ABLE TO COMPREHEND AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS OF A COMPANY SUPERVISOR AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY TO SUPERVISORS. UNUSUAL, COMPLEX, OR NON-ROUTINE ACTIVITIES WILL BE SUPERVISED. EMPLOYER RETAINS FULL DISCRETION TO MAKE WORK ASSIGNMENTS, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS WEATHER OR OTHER UNSCHEDULED/UNEXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS IN REGULAR WORK. ALL WORKERS MUST PERFORM THE WORK\nASSIGNED BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS. WITHOUT SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION BY THE FOREMAN OR CREW BOSS, WORKERS MAY NOT PERFORM DUTIES WHICH ARE NOT PROVIDED FOR IN THIS APPLICATION, OR WORK IN AREAS NOT ASSIGNED. WORKERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO PERFORM ANY OF THE LISTED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY HIS/HER SUPERVISOR. WORKERS MAY NOT LEAVE THEIR JOB ASSIGNMENT AREA UNLESS AUTHORIZED. LEAVING JOB AREA OR FARM WITHOUT PERMISSION MAY BE CONSIDERED VOLUNTARY RESIGNATION. PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK ON OR AFTER THE DATE OF NEED, WORKERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AN\nORIENTATION ON WORKPLACE RULES, POLICIES AND SAFETY INFORMATION. WORKERS SHOULD BE ABLE TO PERFORM REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS, ENGAGE IN EXTENSIVE WALKING, AND WORK ON FEET WHILE IN BENT POSITIONS FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME. ALLERGIES TO ITEMS SUCH AS RAGWEED, GOLDENROD, INSPECT SPRAY, AND RELATED CHEMICALS, MAY AFFECT WORKERS ABILITY TO PERFORM THIS JOB. WORKERS SHOULD BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO DO THE WORK REQUIRED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION. WORK IS TO BE DONE FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME. TEMPERATURES MAY RANGE FROM BELOW FREEZING TO 105 F.\nWORKER MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK IN IN WET CONDITIONS AND SHOULD HAVE SUITABLE CLOTHING FOR VARIABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK DURING OCCASIONAL SHOWERS NOT SEVERE ENOUGH TO STOP FIELD OPERATIONS. SATURDAY WORK IS REQUIRED OF ALL WORKERS. ALL WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY 60 LBS. EMPLOYER MAY REQUIRE POST-HIRE DRUG TESTING UPON REASONABLE SUSPICION OF USE AND AFTER A WORKER HAS AN ACCIDENT AT WORK. EMPLOYER WILL PAY FOR SUCH DRUG TESTING. ALL WORKERS MUST OBEY ALL SAFETY RULES AND BASIC INSTRUCTIONS AND BE ABLE\nTO RECOGNIZE, UNDERSTAND AND COMPLY WITH SAFETY, PESTICIDE WARNING/RE-ENTRY AND OTHER ESSENTIAL POSTINGS. THE JOB REQUIRES EXTENSIVE STANDING AND WALKING. WORKERS ARE FREQUENTLY REQUIRED TO USE THEIR HANDS AND ARMS TO HANDLE, FEEL, REACH, CLIMB, OR BALANCE. WORKERS ARE OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED TO STOOP, KNEEL, CROUCH, OR CRAWL UNDER LINES. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT/CARRY UP TO 60 LBS. THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF THE DAY. SOME WORKERS WHO HAVE A LEGAL DRIVERS LICENSES MAY BE NEEDED TO DRIVE A TRUCK OR BUS TO AND FROM FIELD. WORKERS MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ALL DUTIES WITHIN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN WHAT CAN BE CONSIDERED A SAFE MANNER ADHERING TO ALL ESTABLISHED SAFETY GUIDELINES, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS MAY PERFORM VARIOUS DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH INSTRUCTING OTHER WORKERS ON HOW TO COMPLETE JOB DUTIES AS NEEDED AND TIME KEEPING. SUPPLEMENTAL TO OTHER TASKS, WORKERS THAT ARE ABLE TO BE PROPERLY LICENSED MAY ALSO TRANSPORT WORKERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO DRIVE FORK-LIFTS, DUMPCARTS, AND SKIDSTEERS. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT SHIPPING PAPERWORK.
Work may include but not limited to plant, hoe, cultivate, topping, suckering, harvest various crops such as but not limited to vegetables, flowers and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides under the direct supervision of licensed applicator, cutting, spearing, hanging crops in tobacco barns. Work may include but not limited to loading and unloading trailers into barns. Must be able to handle 30lbs 20ft off the ground. May set up, operate, and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. May participate in irrigation activities. Work is physically demanding in extreme hot or cold conditions. Work requires bending, stooping, lifting and ability to carry up to 50lbs on a frequent basis. Two months of experience in work is required.
Work will include (but not limited to) planting, applying fertilizer, cultivating, hoeing, harvesting, hanging tobacco properly spaced at heights of 20 feet. Taking down and packing tobacco. Being able to set, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. Drive bus to transport workers to and from field. Not all workers required to drive. Workers requested to drive will be required to possess appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a driver's license. Most of the time work is performed outside sometimes under hot or cold conditions. Work is very physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required for work listed.
work may include but not limited to perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, harvesting and curing of tobacco, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, and thinning. Weeds around plants and between rows using hoe, Wraps and ties tobacco plants to overhead wires for support. break tops and suckers. Loads harvested leaves onto truck or wagon, unloads crop at shed. Hands lathes to hangers in shed for curing. Takes cured tobacco down from tiers in shed and packs in bundles. May operate farm equipment. Work is performed out of doors sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold, and rain. 1 months experience required in duties listed.
Planting, cultivating and processing of fruit including apples, peaches and pears but not limited to driving, operating, adjusting and maintaining farm machinery, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding applying pesticides, thinning, mowing harvesting, grading, packing and loading trucks. May use shovel, pruning saw, hoe and picking bucket. Work is usually performed outside, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift and able to carry 50 lbs. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up 20 ft using ladders or climbing, Two month experience in duties listed above required.
Work may include but not limited to plant, hoe, cultivate, topping, suckering, harvest various crops such as but not limited to vegetables, flowers and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides, cutting, spearing, hanging crops in tobacco barns. Work may include but not limited to loading and unloading trailers into barns. Must be able to handle 30lbs 20ft off the ground. May set up, operate, and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. May participate in irrigation activities. Work is physically demanding in extreme hot or cold conditions. Work requires bending, stooping, lifting and ability to carry up to 50lbs on a frequent basis. Two months of experience in work is required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 month's experience in duties listed required.
Employee must be able to plant, cultivate, weed and harvest a large variety of vegetable, fruit and flower\ncrops. Applicants should have a general knowledge of vegetable production. plant propagation and\ngreenhouse maintenance and propagation. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. May be required to operate\nmachinery and do various other field work. General farm maintenance, brush clearing and chain saw\noperation could be required on a regular basis. 2 months experience in the above duties listed is preferred.
May perform any combination of the tasks related to cultivating, planting, harvesting and processing of apple crop. Including but not limited to driving, operating and maintaining farm equipment. preparing, planting, pruning, weeding, spraying, mowing, harvesting, grading, packaging of apples. May use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoe, rake, saw, weedeaters. 1 month experience in work listed required.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of apples, pears,\npeaches, prunes plums, plums and vegetables including, but not limited to, driving, operating, thinning,\nspraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading and packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning\nsaw, and hoe. 1 months experience in duties listed required.
Diversified fruit and vegetable farm. General duties include: seeding, transplanting, writing labels for transplants, weeding, thinning, cultivating and pruning, less than 15% of the season; planting 15% of the season; harvesting, picking and packing by hand various crops such as leafy vegetables, legumes, squash, tomatoes, root crops, berries, apples, peaches and pears 70% of the season. Other duties include weeding, cutting, and arranging cut-flowers, use of hand tools, setting up, operating and/or repairing farm machinery and fencing. Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions; also required to bend, stoop or stand for extended periods and lift and carry 50 pounds on a frequent basis. 1 month experience required in work listed. The %'s listed are estimates. Workers may spend 0-100% of their time performing any of the activities listed.
Crops/Commodities: \nbroadleaf tobacco. \nWork in fields and barns/curing structures performing manual tasks associated with tobacco production. Plant, cultivate and harvest broadleaf tobacco. Fertilize, transplant, top and apply sucker control. Stand up plants after storms. \nHarvest tobacco plants using hatchets. Pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer/hooker. Hook or spear plants onto lath, load into wagon. Workers will handle and hang lath in curing barns for drying onto poles, standing at considerable height using ladders. Work requires working on rails in barns/curing structures, which are 48 inches apart and from 6 feet to 20 feet above the ground. Workers must have no fear of working from heights. \nAfter curing, take down tobacco and strip/bundle leaves for market and load in trucks for transport. Take care to prevent damaging plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \nPerform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, knives, hatchets, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. \nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. \nWork is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. \nTobacco use strictly prohibited. No smoking or tobacco use of any kind permitted in the fields, worker housing, or anywhere on company premises. This is necessary to protect against transmission of toxins and contamination from tobacco by-products. Employer reserves the right to discharge any employee found smoking or in possession of smoking materials, including cigarettes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco or smoking paraphernalia.\nPersons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. \n \nEmployer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. \n \n \nTERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the workers performance fails to satisfy the employers reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
Crops/Commodities: \ntobacco, pumpkins, gourds, squash, hay, straw, rye, oats, barley, wheat, corn, soybeans, and mums. \n This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior experience working on a farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Workers must have no fear of working from heights of 20+ feet above the ground. This job requires work in fields and barn/curing structures performing manual and machine tasks associated with tobacco. This includes planting, cultivating, and setting up plants after storms. Workers will receive worker protection training as worker, handler, and early entry worker. Chop and top tobacco plants. Cut and lay plants on ground, pick up plants (2-3 each), hand plants to spearer, spear plants onto lath, load onto riggings. Pass lath progressively upward in shed and hang lath onto poles, standing at considerable height. Clean and set up burners in each shed and hook up propane to be functional. After curing, remove burners and equipment, take down tobacco, and strip/bundle leaves for market, taking care to prevent damage to plants at all stages to ensure wrapper-quality product. \n\nThis job requires the harvest of pumpkins, gourds and squash, which entails cutting the vines, carrying and win rowing, sorting, inspecting and packing by size, variety and maturity according to orders. \n\nInstall/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Perform ditching, shoveling, clearing brush, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, fertilize, apply pesticides and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, rakes, machete, hatchets, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. \n\nUse power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, skid loaders. Workers must operate equipment, with or without direction, in a manner that protects operator, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops and equipment. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination.\n\nClear debris from field and clean/maintain farm buildings, structures and equipment and work areas. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Bale, stack and load hay and straw and pick rocks from fields. Cut, load, split, and stack fire wood. \n\nWork is done in the field and barns/curing structures for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 6 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire upon suspicion drug testing required. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. \n
Must be able to perform and have prior experience in the following duties: plant, cultivate and harvest broadleaf tobacco. Use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, hoe, knives, hatchets and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, topping tobacco plants, applying sucker control, cutting, hooking, stripping, packaging and handling harvested tobacco. May participate in irrigation activities, repair farm buildings. Must be able to climb and work at heights up to 20 ft in the tobacco dam for the purpose of hanging tobacco lath weighing up to 50 lbs. 2 months experience in duties listed.
Work may include but not limited to Plan, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to vegetables, fruits and tobacco. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, applying pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products and general farm maintenance. May set up, operate and repair farm machinery and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 Ibs on a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
Must be able to safetly operate TRACTORS, set up, and perform minor repairs to farm machinery. Work will include but not limited to Plant, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to tobacco. Duties will include but are not limited to applying fertilizer/ pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products. General maintenance of farm buildings, and fields, will also participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs\non a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.
May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting and cultivating of fruit and vegetables including, but not limited to, preparing soil, rock removal, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, using buckets weighing up to 50 pounds. May use hand tools such as, shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. Ladder use required. One months experience in duties liste