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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Las Princesas Corporation

Fairfield, NC

$14.16 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12523755876
Email address to Apply:
marthazeferino@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assign duties as instructed by their supervisor. Harvesting beans by hand, the worker will walk down the field rows where the beans will be harvested. The worker will stoop/lean over the plant inspecting the quality of the beans. Worker will carefully young and tender 3 inch bean pods by holding the stem with one hand and pulling pods with the other, without damaging it or the plant and putting them in a container. Once the container is full the worker will take the container to the truck and dump the content. The worker will go back to his picking area and fill his container up again, repeating the process through the work day. Vegetable Packing: Trucks will take the harvested vegetables to the packing house which is located inside the farm, workers will pick out the vegetables that will be used for seed the rest of the vegetables will be separated by size, labeled and packed. Note: The packing house is located inside the Farm and more than 50% of the product processed is produced by the Fixed Site Employer. Field Maintenance: workers will tie, stake and prune plants, clean micro jets and remove plastic drip lines, using hands or a hoe workers will remove dead plants and weeds. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in a possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands repeatedly. The employer will provides the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker’s refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due such worker’s willful damage or destruction of the tools. Workers that qualify may be required to operate Agriculture Machinery or Equipment. General farm upkeep and maintenance such as painting, fixing, cleaning, and organizing out building and equipment. Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season, if workers request a leave of absence during these periods of no work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.
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:
This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning. Due to the type of work involved, there is a Probationary Period of five (5) days beginning with the first day of employment, to show possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to perform this type of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Las Princesas Corporation
Location:
Washington, NC 27889
Telephone Number:
+12523755876

Worksite

Address:
2089 Piney Woods Rd, Fairfield, NC 27826

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22077-990547
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/24/2022

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