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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Vegetable Planting, Harvesting, Packing, & Field Work

P. MARIN HARVESTING, INC.

RUTHERFORDTON, NC

$14.16 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18633681671
Email address to Apply:
primo.harvest@outlook.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
24
Job Duties:
The worker will perform job duties as assigned by supervisor. They will vary from time to time depending on crop ripening and weather. The tomato and bell pepper planting, harvesting, and field work is temporary and will last from June to November. In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to work outside for 6-7 hours a day in all kinds of weather and have the required physical strength and endurance to repeat the field work, planting, and harvesting process rapidly and skillfully with their hands, and also carry a large number of containers and/or packing bags or boxes full of crop from the area in which the crop is being harvested to the location of the loading truck. Workers will perform prolonged walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying 0-27 lbs. The employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. Field Work-The workers will be involved in preparing the farm and fields for the harvesting season. The work will consist of weeding, putting down ground cloth, digging trenches, laying down irrigation, planting, staking, and other miscellaneous work. Bell Pepper Planting- The worker will go down the fields carrying trays of bell pepper transplants and plant them individually in the prepared planting bed by bending down and planting the transplants in the ground. This process will be repeated until planting has been completed. Bell Pepper Harvesting & Packing-The workers will go down the field rows and pick the bell peppers according to the ripeness and size instructed to be picked. The bell peppers are placed in a bucket. When the bucket is full the worker walks to the nearest transporting trailer to dump the bucket. Then once again the process is repeated. When field packing is required the bell peppers are placed in boxes, plastic containers, or bags. When they are full, the worker walks them to the nearest transporting trailer and leaves the bell peppers and is given an empty box, plastic containers, or bags to repeat the process again. Tomato Planting- The worker will go down the fields carrying bundles of tomato transplants and plant them individually in the prepared planting bed by bending down and planting the transplants in the ground. This process will be repeated until planting has been completed. Tomato Harvesting & Packing-The workers will go down the field rows and pick the tomatoes according to the ripeness and size instructed to be picked. The tomatoes are placed in a bucket . When the bucket is full the worker walks to the nearest transporting trailer to dump the bucket. When field packing is required the tomatoes are placed in boxes, plastic containers, or bags. When they are full, the worker walks them to the nearest transporting trailer and leaves the tomatoes and is given an empty box, plastic containers, or bags to repeat the process again. All of the fruit and vegetable harvesting, packing, and transporting labor is performed on the farms specifically listed in the work-sites on the application and itinerary and are all a part of the fruit and vegetable farming operation. The field drivers, which are employees of P. Marin Harvesting, Inc. are the ones that drive the agriculture farm vehicles and equipment being used in the field to load the fruit and vegetables and take them to the shed for packing. The packing shed workers are employees of P. Marin Harvesting, Inc. The packing shed is located on the farms listed on the harvesting itinerary.
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:
The worker must be responsible and consistent on the job. The worker must be able to lift 0-27 lbs. continuously throughout the day and work in all kinds of weather.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
P. MARIN HARVESTING, INC.
Location:
AVON PARK, FL 33825
Telephone Number:
+18633681671

Worksite

Address:
UNNUMBERED THOMPSON LAKE RD., RUTHERFORDTON, NC 28139

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22118-116923
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/3/2022

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