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Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

DBA Deep Meadow Farm

Ascutney, VT

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18026744181
Email address to Apply:
farmer1@deepmeadowfarm.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
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 diversified ground crops. Workers must have knowledge of soil tillage and the ability to apply fertilizers and pesticides and operate and repair farm machinery. Workers will perform field work, weeding, thinning, hoeing and other duties related to the planting, maintaining and harvesting crops. Workers will also plant and transplant crops. Workers will perform work in a storage building washing, culling, and prepping produce for storage and distribution. Workers will load and unload trucks. Workers must be willing to work in varied weather ranging from extremely cold in the spring and fall to hot, humid summer days. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to stand, bend, stoop, and kneel for long periods of time. Workers must have ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Workers must be available to work Saturdays. Workers will use hand and power tools including but not limited to: shovels, hoes, pruners, irrigation pumps and chainsaws. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Workers will be given a 30 minute lunch break and a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the crop conditions. Workers must be able to take directions in simple English.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
1
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
DBA Deep Meadow Farm
Company Name:
Jon Cohen
Location:
ASCUTNEY, VT 05089
Telephone Number:
+18026744181

Worksite

Address:
6377 Route 5 South, Ascutney, VT 05089

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22061-945293
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/4/2022

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