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Vegetable Planting, Harvesting, Packing, and Field Work

S. Sanchez Harvesting, Inc.

Evensville, TN

$13.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12393228781
Email address to Apply:
ssanchezharvesting@outlook.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
110
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 vegetable season is temporary and will last from July to November. Pepper and Jalapeno Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row carrying a harvesting bucket, bend down and look for the ripe peppers, gently twist them off the bush and place them in the harvesting bucket or in plastic bags. The worker then takes the full bucket or full boxes of peppers over to the loading truck and hands it to the truck loader to dump the bucket into large plastic bins or to place on the truck. The empty bucket is given back or a new box to the worker and the process is started again. Cucumber & Pickling Cucumber Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row carrying a harvesting bucket or box and bend down and look for the ripe cucumbers, gently twist them off the vine and place them in the harvesting bucket or box. Some cucumber may be put in plastic bags or cartons before it is packed in the box. The worker then takes the full bucket or box of cucumbers over to the loading truck and hands it to the truck loader to dump the bucket into large plastic bins or to leave the full boxes on the truck. The empty bucket or box is given back to the worker and the process is started again. Squash, Hard Squash, and Eggplant Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row carrying a harvesting box, bend down and look for the ripe squash or eggplant and cut the crop off the vine with a knife and place them in the harvesting box. The squash may be bagged before being placed in the box. The worker then takes the full box of squash or eggplant to the loading truck. An empty box is given back to the worker and the process is started again. Cabbage Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row, bend down and look for the ripe cabbage and cut the crop off the plant with a knife and place them in packing cardboard box. The Cabbage and lettuce may be wrapped in plastic wrap before being placed in box. The worker then takes the full box to the loader on the loading truck. They are given an empty box and the process is started again. Tomato Hand Harvesting-In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row, bend down, and look for the ripe tomatoes and cut the crop off the plant by twisting and pulling. The tomato is then placed in boxes. The workers take the full box to the loader on the loading truck. They take the box and give the worker an empty box and the process is started again. Tomatillo Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row, bend down and look for the ripe tomatillo crop that has grown out of its husk and cut the crop off the plant by using a twisting and pulling motion. The tomatillo is then placed in bags and the bags are placed in a box. The worker then takes the full box to the loader on the loading truck. They take the box and give the worker and empty box and process is started again. Field Drivers-The field drivers will drive the farm vehicles out to the field where the field workers who are harvesting the crops will load the crops on to the bus until full. They will then drive the fully loaded farm vehicles back to the packing shed where the packing shed workers will unload them onto a belt. The process is then repeated again. Equipment and Vehicle Operation-The workers may need to drive and/or operate various agricultural farm equipment and vehicles to perform the work on the farm such as field trucks, tractors, and forklifts. The workers must use safety and precaution when using agricultural farm equipment and vehicles.
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:
The worker must be responsible and consistent on the job. The worker must be able to lift 0-75 lbs., walk, bend, and stoop continuosly throughout the day and work in all kinds of weather.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
S. Sanchez Harvesting, Inc.
Location:
Immokalee, FL 34142
Telephone Number:
+12393228407

Worksite

Address:
450 Dunn Cemetery Rd., Evensville, TN 37332

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22122-123970
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per 5 Gallon Bucket. Production Standard of 14 five-gallon buckets of cucumbers harvested per hour.
Date Posted:
5/10/2022

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