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Farmlabor Worker

Pleasantdale Farms, Inc.

Hammonton, NJ

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16095612466
Email address to Apply:
davidarena@donio.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
18
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor; work varies depending on the farm location. Duties may vary depending upon the weather and what crop is being tended. Crops include: Blueberries, Sweet corn, cucumbers, eggplant, green and yellow summer squash, green and specialty peppers, purple top turnips and grasses. Job duties: Nursery/ High tunnel/ Greenhouse: Work can range from filling trays and filling pots while planting seeds. Workers will water and take care of crops being grown in the Nursery/ High Tunnels/ Greenhouse. Planting: Work can range from seeding/propagating the crop to transferring full- sized plants into fields. The workers may place seed/seedlings/ plants into soil via seeding/transplanting machinery or into manually dug holes. Some crops will require manual wooden stakes placed into the ground and continual maintenance of string to hold up the crops. Hand Harvest: Working as an individual, the worker picks into a picking bucket and then places the harvested Blueberries into a crate which is then taken up to the truck. Working as a group, the vegetables will be harvested into a basket and sometimes transfer into bins and pass to the end of the row. Workers may be required to use a knife or sheer to harvest certain crops. Picking Machine Operator: The workers will drive the picking machines, ride on the back of the picking machine, remove full crates from the machine and stack them onto the truck or carts. Replacing full crates on the machine with an empty cart. One worker will transport the full crates from the field to the packing house. Drivers: Any employee that operates a passenger vehicles or heavy machinery must have a valid United States or Mexican Driver's License. Driving includes bringing the harvested product from the field into the designated packing house. Driving also includes operation heavy machinery such as picking machines or tractors. Tractor work includes, disking of fields, cultivating, subsoiling, towing wagons, brush cutting, mowing, mulching and fertilizing of fields. Field Maintenance: Work Includes general repairs and maintenance of any plastic mulch in the rows that require it. May include the use of a shovel, pulling drip tape, plastic, or irrigation submain after an individual fields harvest is completed. Cultivation: The workers may use rakes, hoes, shovels and/or hand pull weeds in the fields. Work may also include the laying of plastic in rows and the making of beds in specified fields. Spraying: Work includes using a backpack sprayer for weed or insect control. May also include operating a tractor drawn sprayer. Irrigation: Work may include digging shallow trenches with a shovel, where they then place irrigation pipes into the trenches of specific fields followed by the placement fo submains. General irrigation system maintenance of fields. Cleaning: Work includes cleaning packing equipment after packing concludes cleaning the camps and picking up trash found in the fields and common areas. Trimming: Work includes trimming plants using lopperso or hand sheers. Gathering and placement of trimmed material.
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:
39
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Pleasantdale Farms, Inc.
Location:
Hammonton, NJ 80837
Telephone Number:
+16095612466

Worksite

Address:
650 Pleasant Mills Rd., Hammonton , NJ 08037

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22076-985558
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
5.25/crate
Date Posted:
4/8/2022

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