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Farmworker and Labor Crop

Plainville Farm

Hadley (Hampshire County), MA

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14132372616
Email address to Apply:
plainvillevegetablefarm@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
13
Job Duties:
Duties may include; drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, maintain and harvest vegetables. Workers are required to set up, dismantle and maintain irrigation systems. Workers must be able to recognize different labels for packing purposes, and be able to give and receive detailed instructions. Tobacco duties may include but are not limited to; applying fertilizer, apply general use or any restricted use pesticide under the direct supervision of a certified applicator, cutting, spearing, hanging crop, taking down and stripping off leaves and bundling. Must be extremely careful not to damage leaves. Might drive tractor for loading and unloading trailers into barns. Must be able to handle 30 lbs. 20ft off the ground while standing on wooden poles. May set up, operate, and repair farm machinery and farm buildings. May participate in irrigation activities. All work is physically demanding and is performed al weather conditions. All work requires bending, stooping, lifting and ability to carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis. Workers will need one month experience in vegetable and tobacco production.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
exposure to extreme temp, lifting 50 lbs, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping.
Number of Hours Per Week:
54
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Plainville Farm
Location:
Hadley, MA 01035
Telephone Number:
+14132372616

Worksite

Address:
135 Mount Warner Rd, Hadley (Hampshire County), MA 01035

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22110-087610
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/2/2022

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