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Farmworker: Diversified

Gracia & Sons, LLC

Pantego, NC

$14.16 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19198682730
Email address to Apply:
joseg@jgraciainc.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
39
Job Duties:
Pick and pack cabbage, squash, corn, watermelons. Pull weeds, lay plastic, plant (cabbage, squash, corn, watermelon). At harvest, workers will be expected to select the fruits and vegetables based on the standard disclosed to the worker by the supervisor. Workers will walk along rows and cut fruit and vegetables according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity using a knife. Also, the workers will be expected to grade, sort, and place in bushels. Farm, and Field Sanitation: All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and other farm sanitation duties. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields for harvest activities or the packing facility for packing operations. Workers will perform various duties to harvest, grade, field pack. During certain duties, workers may be required to work in teams to accomplish a certain task. When engage in teamwork activities workers must coordinate with other members of the team to accomplish the task. Employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malinger, or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CROPS: Fieldwork begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work may be performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temperatures ranging from 110 degrees to 20 degrees F. Workers will perform the majority of tasks standing in the upright position and can expect to stand on their feet for extended periods of time. Some tasks, however, require workers to perform activities on their feet in stooped or crouched position for long periods of time. Workers will frequently lift weight of 75 lbs. Workers will supply their own work clothes. All the tasks in this Job Description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day in the sole judgment of the employer. Workers may be required to perform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation tasks, packing, weeding or hoeing, cleaning and repairing farm buildings, grounds, cleanup duties, set up and move aluminum irrigation pipes and equipment, cleaning and maintaining drip irrigation systems, using backpack sprayers, gardening, weeding, shrubbing, baling hay, harvesting field corn, etc. This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated.
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
Special Requirements:
See Addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gracia & Sons, LLC
Location:
Fort Mead, FL 33841
Telephone Number:
+19198682730

Worksite

Address:
778 Little Canal Rd., Pantego, NC 27860

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22217-400990
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per bushel.
Date Posted:
8/16/2022

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