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Farmworkers and Laborers

EB Harvesting, LLC. - NJ #1

Hammonton, NJ

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18639933038

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. The worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. The employer will notify workers of any change to start time. The employer will offer 6.5-hour shifts ranging between 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM or 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM. Irrigation Installation, Maintenance & Removal: Digging small holes for irrigation. Laying drip lines. Fixing leaks in the irrigation. Blowing out irrigation. Tractor Operator: Disking the fields, Cultivating, Subsoiling, Towing wagon, Brush cutting, Mowing, Mulching, Fertilizing. Weeding: Raking, shoveling, hand pulling weeds. Weeds are left in the field, not put in containers. Spraying of weeds using a backpack sprayer. Walking up and down each row spraying weeds. Walking to spray truck to have backpack refilled when empty. Driving tractor while towing a broadcast spray tank to spray weeds. Drivers tractor up and down each row. (This tractor driver will be responsible for mixing weed spray and refilling the tank when empty) Trimming: Trimming dead wood off of plants using lopper. Dead branches are left on the ground after trimming. Planting: Putting plants in pre-dug holes. Fixing dirt around plants. Walking the rows and raking mulch around plant. Nursery work. Ticketer: The worker will hand out tickets to hand pickers when they bring a full crate to the truck. Checking to make sure the crate is completely filled and dividers are covered. Scanning each employee's badge and ticket before giving the ticket to the employee. Stacking each completed crate on box truck. Driving farm trucks to haul tools/materials, plants, shovels, rakes, etc. to the fields and fruit from the fields to the packinghouse. Driving farm trucks to haul tool/materials (plants, shovels, rakes, etc.) to the fields and fruit from the fields to packing house. Packinghouse Operators: Hand-jack operators will move fruit to packing line, move completed pallets away from the packing line, wrap completed pallets, and move pallets to cooler. Dump crates of fruit onto conveyor belt, stack the empty crates on a pallet, and tapes them up. Empty lugs of fruit rejected by color sorter/soft sorter into giant bin. Remove green/damaged berries on packing line. Place empty clamshells in fill by weight machine, then place completed clamshells into crate. Stack completed crates/boxes onto a pallet. Operate Forklift. Clean packing line at the end of each day: Sweep floors, clean conveyor belts and machinery, clean drains. Washing crates using a crate washer machine. Preseason packing house cleanup/prep. Assisting of setting up packing lines/equipment for the season. Daily prep of the packing lines. Setting up lugs on the floor, setting up labeler issues, equipment jam,filler machines issues. Assisting with any packing machine/ equipment problem such as labeler issues, equipment jams, filler machine issues. The packing house packs 100% of its own fruit. The packing house is located on work-site property, see attached aerial view. Blueberry Hand Picker: The worker will pick blueberries by hand filling crates completely so dividers do not show. Carrying filled crates to the truck, then take an empty one back out to the field. This work will require that the works walk for long distances in hot or cold weather conditions. Picking Machine Operator: (Night Shift beginning at 7:00 pm weather permitting) The workers will drive the picking machines, ride on the back of picking machine, remove full crates from machine, and stacking them on the trailer. Replacing full crates on the machine with an empty crate. Crate stackers will take full crates from the trailer, and stack them on a truck.
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:
Drug/Alcohol Testing: EB Harvesting may conduct a drug test post-employment at the employer's expense. The employer requires one (1) month of verifiable harvesting experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
EB Harvesting, LLC. - NJ #1
Location:
Arcadia, FL 34266
Telephone Number:
+18633032110

Worksite

Address:
Country Blues, LLC. 553 Pleasant Mills Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22210-385453
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/17/2022

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