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Farmworker

Gallops Farm

Ehrhardt, SC

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18033080643
Email address to Apply:
jennt58790@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Sweet Potatoes: Sweet potato plant pullers will stoop, bend and kneel to pull sweet potato plants from beds, exercising care in selecting plants of appropriate size as specified by supervisor. Selected plants will be boxed in an orderly fashion in field crates and crates windrowed and loaded onto trailers for transport. Potatoes will be graded and packed in packing shed. Workers may ride mechanical transplanter and may walk behind transplanter to reset missing plants. Sweet potato harvest workers will walk along rows that have been previously plowed. Workers will stoop, bend and kneel to pick up sweet potatoes using hands and and fingers to dig out unexposed potatoes. Damaged or diseased potatoes will not be harvested. Workers may be required to perform other duties as required by the employer. Field Maintenance: Workers will be responsible for general field maintenance. They will rake up debris from the land such as sticks, straw, etc. They will be responsible for the removal of old and unproductive plants. They must take care to not damage or destroy other plants or property in the area. Workers involved in field maintenance may be required to perform various tasks such as irrigation, ditching, hoeing, spreading fertilizer, picking up roots and limbs, drip tape and black plastic, repairing 20 bushel field bins.stripping unwanted growth from plants, weeding, and using hand sprayers in fields. Tractor and Forklift Operation During Field & Packing Operations: Workers may be required to operate forklifts or tractors during field operations as an incidental. Before any worker is required to operate a tractor or forklift, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation. Workers will be required to operate forklifts and tractors according to instructions and in a manner that protects the operator, other workers and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination. Workers may drive 4wheel trucks from plant beds, fields, and barn. Farm, Field, and Barn Sanitation: Workers may be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping and mopping floors, and other similar farm and barn sanitation as part of SOPs and SSOPs within Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), Good Handling Practices (GHPs), and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for Food Safety. This includes personal hygiene and handling the fruit in the field and barn with an emphasis on food safety and keeping the fields and barn as clean as possible.
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:
3
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gallops Farm
Location:
Erhardt, SC 29081
Telephone Number:
+18032675060

Worksite

Address:
4832 Rivers Bridge Rd, Ehrhardt, SC 29081

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22209-382808
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/1/2022

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