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Farm Workers

Ornelas Harvesting, Inc.

Collins, GA

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
ornelas_harvesting@yahoo.com
Web address to Apply:
www.dol.ga.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
35
Job Duties:
Perform manual labor to harvest, grade and pack peas, butter beans, squash, tomatoes, strawberries, cantaloupe and watermelon. Plant and prune pecan trees. Harvest, sucker, and pop tobacco. Remove tops, flowers and suckers. Pull mature leaves from stalks based on stalk position and leaf color. Place leaves on conveyor belts for transport and loading/unloading of tobacco barns. Grade and place tobacco on cardboard sheets and bind in bales. Haul tobacco on field. Use hand tools including but not limited to shears, shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, and knives. Grade, sort or classify harvested products on an assembly line according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Make and close containers/boxes and record grade and/or identification numbers. Measure, weigh, count and check harvested products and materials. Stack boxes/containers onto pallet. Maintain orchards including pruning and thinning of pecan trees. Pick up old pecans in the field to be hauled off. Clean, load and unload harvested products. Workers will be assigned rows of trees and must prune and thin each tree as shown by field supervisor. Limbs must not be torn from the tree, nor should limbs be completely stripped of leaves. Pull weeds, pick up roots, mow grass, clean and maintain field and work areas. Transport drinking water to field workers. Inform supervisors of crop progress. Operate farm vehicles, machinery and equipment, including forklifts. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may drive the bus or other transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer attests that it has sent (or will promptly send) original surety bond to CNPC. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. 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 anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days. TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
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:
One month of verifiable farm work experience is required. Walk, bend, reach, stoop, push, pull, lift, carry and load up to 50 lbs. for prolonged periods of time. Perform repetitive movements. Most job duties require workers to work in extremely hot and/or wet weather.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Ornelas Harvesting, Inc.
Location:
Reidsville, GA 30453
Telephone Number:
+19122829355

Worksite

Address:
Farm #1- 30520 GA Hwy 23, Collins, GA 30421

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22089-022522
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Incentive: Harvest snap beans, per 15 lb bag
Date Posted:
4/8/2022

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