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General Pumpkin Laborer

Arkansas Crop Technologies, Inc.

England, AR

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15014540667
Email address to Apply:
mholman82@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
Perform difficult manual labor involving picking, cutting, lifting, loading and unloading small and large pumpkins. Pick, lift and load an average of 60 lb. pumpkins all day working at a reasonable pace. Must be able to bend and stoop for extended amounts of time to pick, load and unload bins and trailers with pumpkins. Work outdoors in heat, cold or rain. Help maintain grounds and equipment and keep work area clean of debris. Alternate work may include mowing, weeding, maintenance and/or ditch digging or other general farm duties. Must have verifiable documentation of at least 1 month of tractor driving experience. Workers who hold a valid U.S. driver's license may deliver our products at market locations within 120-mile radius of our location and/or transport workers. Workers are expected to possess the skills to work in the production of pumpkins. The introductory period for all field activities is 2 days starting with the first day of employment to acclimate the worker to the physical demands, to familiarize workers with job specifications, confirm ability of worker to drive a tractor and to demonstrate proper cutting, picking and loading methods to allow worker to reach production standards of cutting and loading a minimum of 150 pie pumpkins per hour. All workers are to adhere to all safety rules as instructed by the supervisor. Workers must take care to handle tools, equipment and product in a manner to avoid injury or damage. The employer will comply with all federal, state and local safety requirements.
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:
Must be able to lift 60 lbs all day, stooping and bending, in heat and cold.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Arkansas Crop Technologies, Inc.
Location:
Lonoke, AR 72086
Telephone Number:
+15014540667

Worksite

Address:
4294 Central High Road, England, AR 72046

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22166-283525
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/11/2022

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