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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

DBA Pierson Farm

Bradford, VT

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18022224444
Email address to Apply:
pierson.farm@charter.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
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 various vegetable crops, greenhouse tomatoes and strawberries. Workers must have working knowledge of and ability to perform various tasks required in greenhouse tomato production, including harvesting, grading, suckering, lowering, clipping 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 vegetables, greenhouse tomatoes and strawberries. Workers will sort, wash, pack and otherwise prepare various crops for storage and shipping; transport and deliver various crops from field to farm and/or retail stand; load and unload trucks and other farm vehicles; set up 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, cold spring and fall days to hot, 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 to work on Saturdays. 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 a 30 minute lunch break and a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon. Worker must be able to take direction 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:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
DBA Pierson Farm
Company Name:
Pierson Farm
Location:
Bradford, VT 05033
Telephone Number:
+18022224444

Worksite

Address:
587 Waits River Road, Bradford, VT 05033

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22063-951428
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/11/2022

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