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Farm Workers

Breckenridge Farms LLC

Shubuta, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16017767477
Email address to Apply:
breckenridgefarms@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Loads truck with produce and transports to our market stand at 12766 Highway 18 W, Pachuta, MS 39347. Unloads produce and sets up market stand for sale of produce. Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, and harvest muscadine grapes and row crops. Duties include vineyard maintenance-tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning or pruning vines, replacing posts, constructing trellises, mowing, applying fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides. Set up and operate irrigation equipment, clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Monitor crops-determine harvest-ready fruits, identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Record crop information such as pesticide use and harvest yield. Cleaning, packing, and loading of harvested products. Workers may plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetable crops. Duties may include field preparation, set up and maintain irrigation systems, preform hand cultivation activities such as planting seeds, plugs, thinning, weeding, and hoeing in the field. May load and unload supplies, boxes, containers, etc. Load and unload produce during harvest. May harvest row crops-tomatoes, squash, okra, corn, peas, beans, watermelons, cantaloupes, cucumbers, peppers, lettuce, cabbage, eggplant, potatoes, blueberries, radishes, beets. Farm maintenance repairing fences and farm buildings. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize the soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. Operate, repair, and maintain farm vehicles, implements, mechanical equipment, and power tools. Operates, repairs, and maintains farm vehicles (tractor, ATV, trucks, vans, and UTV) implements, mechanical equipment, and power tools. Assist in loading trucks with the product. Job duties vary during the contract period due to crop or market conditions. Workers are given specific instructions given for each days work. The job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable. Sanitation Requirements: When hand harvesting crops for human consumption, it is critical that all workers follow food and common personal safety sanitary practices at all times. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Employees are required to wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water before entering or reentering the field for harvest activities.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
Must be 18 years old, proper work attire required. Employer may conduct a Criminal Background Check and/or Drug Screen (Owner's Expense) Drug test are not conducted pre-hire. Lifting requirement of 50 lbs. - Workers will work in 20 to 100 degree temperatures - Due to nature of business and equipment used, repetitive movement such as pushing/ pulling, sitting/walking and stooping /bending, worker will have to be able and fit to perform the work duties, planting and harvesting. Duties may vary from time to time. Work outside. Drive tractor. Use farm machinery and equipment. Must be available for entire contract period and able to perform all job duties. Applicants meeting all qualifications required must possess documents to complete INS Form I-9 and be available at time and place necessary to begin employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Breckenridge Farms LLC
Location:
Shubuta, MS 39360
Telephone Number:
+16017767477

Worksite

Address:
181 Americana Drive, Shubuta , MS 39360

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22080-993666
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/25/2022

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