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Farmworker

Carranza Farming, LLC.

Sparta, NC

$14.16 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12767733030
Email address to Apply:
carranzafarming@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
33
Job Duties:
Green Beans: Planting, cultivation, and maintenance activities. Harvest activities. These work activities anticipated to be performed at any time/varies times throughout the entire period of employment. Workers will bend and stoop to transplant, if applicable, and cultivate and to pick vegetables according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. workers may carry full container weighing approximately forty (40) lbs. and empty into filed bin or load onto trailer. May be required to pull and discard culls as directed by supervisor. Pickers will take care not to bruise or scar produce. Workers will stand on feet for lengthy periods of time. Workers will stand on feet for lengthy periods of time. Workers are required to work in fields when plants are wet with dew or rain. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from forty (40) to over one hundred degrees. Cabbage/Kale/Collards: Planting, cultivation, and maintenance activities. Harvest activities. Work activities anticipated to be performed during the late summer months through the fall months. Workers will cut mature collards, cabbage heads and bunches of collard, kale and mustard greens using knife as specified by employer. Products will then be placed into sacks or boxes and placed on a trailer for transport. Workers may grade products removing bad or damaged leaves . Sweet Corn: Harvest activities. Work activities anticipated to be performed during the late spring, summer, and fall months. Workers will stand and walk to pick corn according to size, color, shape, and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately forth (40) lbs. and empty into field bin or load onto trailer. May be requires to pull and discard culls as directed by supervisor. Pickers will take care not to bruise or scar produce. Workers will stand on feet for lengthy periods of time. Workers are required to work in fields when plants are wet with dew or rain. Pumpkins/gourds Harvest activities. Work activates anticipated to be performed during the late summer months through the fall months. Workers will bend and stoop to pick vegetables according to size, color, shape, and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately forty (40) lbs. and empty into field bin or load onto trailer. May be required to pull and discard culls as directed by supervisor. Pickers will take not to bruise or scar produce. Christmas Trees: Work activities are anticipated to be performed in the fall. Harvests of white pine consist of using a 6-inch blade/knife to cut the tips of white pine trees and bundling them and tying with a rubber band and placed in a box. The box weighing thirty forty (30-40) lbs. and will be loaded onto a field trailer. The employee might have to climb a tree to get to pine. The harvest of Christmas trees employee will use chainsaw to cut bottom of tree which will be bailed and loaded onto a trailer for it to be hauled. Fraser harvest consist of using a hand saw to cut Fraser off trees and twined together and loaded to a trailer. See Addendum C.
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
Special Requirements:
1 month of experience in general farm work is required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Carranza Farming, LLC.
Location:
Independence, VA 24348
Telephone Number:
+12767733030

Worksite

Address:
Hwy 18 & Fender, Sparta, NC 28675

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22070-973110
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/20/2022

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