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Farmworker, Laborer

LaJoie Growers LLC

Van Buren, ME

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12078682937
Email address to Apply:
jay@lajoiegrowersllc.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Workers will perform general farm duties, such as manually plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables including; thinning and weeding plants using hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes and rakes. Workers will dig, cut, pick, bunch, clean and grade, and package crops by hand. Workers must take care to not scar or bruise vegetables during harvesting and/or packing process. Workers must be able to lift, load, and unload 50 pound crates/boxes of harvested vegetables. Workers may perform maintenance activities on buildings and equipment such as washing, painting, minors repairs or routine maintenance. Duties may include ground keeping around the farm such as landscaping, mowing, organizing, and participate in farm and field clean up. Workers will need to have a minimum 3 months prior experience with general farming and harvesting and/or packing vegetables.
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:
Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
LaJoie Growers LLC
Location:
Van Buren, ME 04785
Telephone Number:
+12078682937

Worksite

Address:
121 Ferry Street, Van Buren, ME 04785

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22124-135030
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
A worker can earn bonuses based on performance. Bonuses are based on performance and are at the sole discretion of the employer.
Date Posted:
5/11/2022

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