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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Coward Farm

Southwick, MA

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14135696724
Email address to Apply:
jcow65@msn.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Work may include but not limited to preparing land to plant, hoe, cultivate, topping, irrigating, weeding, suckering, shearing. Harvest various crops such as but not limited to vegetables, flowers, tobacco, Christmas trees. Duties may include but are not limited to applying fertilizer, apply general use or any restricted use pesticide under the direct supervision of a certified applicator, cutting, spearing, hanging crop, taking down, and stripping off leaves and bundling. Work is physically demanding and is performed in extreme weather conditions. Must be extremely careful not to damage leaves. Must be able to handle 30lbs 20ft off the ground while standing on wooden poles. May set up, operate, and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. May participate in irrigation activities. Work requires bending, stooping, lifting and ability to carry up to 50lbs on a frequent basis. one months of experience in work is required.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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
Special Requirements:
exposure to extreme temp, lifting 50 lbs, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Coward Farm
Location:
Southwick , MA 01077
Telephone Number:
+14135696724

Worksite

Address:
13 Conamond Rd, Southwick, MA 01077

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22066-955066
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/9/2022

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