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Farmworkers and Laborers Crop

Joe's Brook Farm

St. Johnsbury, VT

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18024736071
Email address to Apply:
eskovsted@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
All applicants must be able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in the job order 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 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 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, workers may operate tractors and other farm equipment setup and operate various irrigation equipment, and cut brush and other vegetation in and around fields, buildings and equipment. The employer will provide 1 day of training and 2 days of work for the worker to satisfactorily demonstrate proficiency in performing the duties described in this job description. 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 60 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 and afternoon. Workers 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:
54
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Joe's Brook Farm
Company Name:
Mary Skovsted
Location:
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Telephone Number:
+18024736071

Worksite

Address:
1525 Joes Brook Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22068-964053
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/16/2022

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