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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers

Dusty Lane Farms, LLC

Elmer, NJ

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
mike@dustylanefarms.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.nj.gov/labor/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
27
Job Duties:
Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, harvest, grade and pack peppers, potatoes, cabbage, asparagus, and cilantro. Operate agricultural equipment and trucks/farm vehicles. Stake and tie peppers. Hand harvest pepper, place into basket, take basket to trailer and dump pepper into bin. During harvest, workers are to keep up with trailer that is constantly being pulled down the rows. Operate tractor to pull trailer in field during harvest. Use hand tools including hoe, shovel, scissors, weed wacker and leaf blower. Workers will apply fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides; pull weeds; remove drip tape, stakes and string; lay and pull plastic; load and unload materials and products; and assemble, stack and restack boxes and crates. Grade, count to 100 to sort crops in boxes, and classify crops by size, weight, color, or condition. Remove defective crops as defined by grading standards as crops move across grading tables. Discard inferior or defective product and/or foreign matter. When grading, worker will push product into appropriate chute for packaging. Workers may transport products from fields to packing house. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Repair and maintain farm buildings and fences. Clean and maintain equipment, materials and work areas. Assist in Good Agricultural Practices policies. Workers with licenses may drive vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. 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 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. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.
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:
2
Special Requirements:
Two months of vegetable farmwork experience required. Work outside in extremely hot and/or wet weather conditions. Walk, stoop, bend, push, pull, sit, and reach for prolonged periods of time. Lift, carry, load and unload up to 50 pounds repetitively. Must be able to count to 100.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Dusty Lane Farms, LLC
Location:
Elmer, NJ 08318
Telephone Number:
+18563588031

Worksite

Address:
72 Cedar Lane, Elmer, NJ 08318

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22105-073546
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/20/2022

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