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Farm Worker

THOMAS VALENTINE

PARIS, TN

$13.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17313632252
Email address to Apply:
h2aapp20@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Greenhouse: Workers may seed plant trays. Workers may clean and wash plant trays. Workers may apply water and fertilizers to plants in trays. Workers may clip and mow plants. Workers may load plant trays onto trucks and wagons. Produce/Diversified Crops, Tomatoes, Peppers, Various Gardening Produce Workers may set plant trays in fields, by hand or equipment. Workers may chop weeds and grass from plant rows. Workers may stake and tie plants. Workers may clip or prune plants. Workers may discard harvested plants from fields. Workers may pick mature produce and box for shipping. Workers may load and unload boxes for shipping. Workers may carry boxed produce to and from trucks and wagons. Workers may clean and prepare fields for next crop. Workers may apply water and fertilizers to fields. Other Related Duties: Workers may chop weeds from between plants with a hoe. Alternative Work: This could include, preparing land for planting, draining fields, maintenance of tools and equipment, and other work that is directly related to growing crop and activities for which the worker was hired. Such work will be offered when climate or crop conditions preclude working in the primary activities stated above. Alternative work may only be required if the first week wage guarantee listed in 20 CFR 653.501 is invoked.
Job Classification:
45-2092.01 - Nursery Workers

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:
3
Special Requirements:
Workers will begin at an assigned time, 7:00 am and continue until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If work is available beyond normal workdays the employer may offer, but not require, the worker the opportunity to work additional hours. Workers are not required to work the Sabbath Day or Federal Holidays. Worker may be required to work in the fields when leaves are wet with dew or rain and should have suitable clothing for conditions including light rain and temperatures ranging from 60 degrees to more than 100 degrees. .Workers will be trained for two days (16 Hours) after which the worker will be expected to perform all listed job duties in a effective manner. Employees may be subject to random drug test, post employment at employers cost. 3 MONTHS PRODUCE FARM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.
Number of Hours Per Week:
37
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
THOMAS VALENTINE
Location:
PARIS, TN 38242
Telephone Number:
+17313632252

Worksite

Address:
101 SEYMORE RD, PARIS, TN 38242

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22076-987609
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/29/2022

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