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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers

Trejo Labor Service, LLC

Lake Park, GA

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12294129366
Web address to Apply:
www.dol.ga.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
135
Job Duties:
Plant, transplant, weed, cultivate, irrigate, harvest and/or grade and pack beets, blueberries, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cilantro, daikon, dandelions, dill, eggplant, fennel, green beans, green onions, leeks, onions, parsleys, parsnips, peas, peppers, radishes, rutabagas, squash, corn, potatoes, sweet potatoes, broccoli, tomatoes, watermelons, arugula, bok choy, baby bok choy, cabbages, chards, collards, kales, lettuces, mustard greens, spinach and turnips by hand or machine. Place produce in cooler. Operate agricultural equipment including forklift, module feeder, yard trucks, front end loader, mote press, bale bagger and samples and tractor trailers. Perform manual labor to clean and maintain work areas and equipment including sweeping, raking and wiping down cotton processing equipment. Unwrap raw cotton, roll module covers and unload cotton. Grade, sort or classify carrots according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Discard inferior or defective products and/or foreign matter while leaving acceptable products on conveyer for further processing. Carrots continue to be carried through the process on a conveyer where farm equipment will weigh, count and package product. Tie, label and stack on pallets according to supervisor's instructions or pack in boxes. Once box is full, slide down rollers, close, seal and stack the box onto a pallet and place a new box on the conveyer to be packed. Record packing information. Examine and inspect containers, materials and products to ensure that packing specifications are met. Remove completed or defective products from pallets and place in assigned area. Monitor and load materials into package processing equipment. Dump untied bags of carrots back into the farming equipment to go through the process again. Transplant plants including blueberries, cabbage and leafy greens. Take plant out of tray that is on a trailer moving down a row and place plant into a pre-dug hole and cover hole with dirt. Harvest cabbage according to supervisor's instructions by using a knife to cut crop and place on conveyor to be graded and packed. Grade and pack green beans, cabbage and leafy greens according to supervisor's instructions on assembly line in packing house or on a mule train. Grade beans, cabbage and leafy greens according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Discard inferior or defective beans, cabbage, greens and/or foreign matter, and place acceptable products on conveyor to be packed into a box. Once box is full, slide down rollers and place a new box on the conveyer to be packed. Close the box and slide it down the rollers to be weighed. Stack weighed boxes onto pallets. Ride a machine called a transplanter. Manually feed the potato slips into fingers on the transplanter that place the plant into the ground and cover the root of the plant with dirt. Workers will be asked to alternate walking behind the transplanter and planting slips by hand using a stick. Ride a potato digger or harvester and pick up potatoes off of a chain, sort them, and place them into boxes on the digger while harvesting. Harvesting may also be done by hand in 40 lb. buckets. Clean, pack and load harvested products; place produce into coolers. Wash and pack potatoes into boxes for shipping. Measure, weigh, and count products and materials to ensure that packing specifications are met. Remove completed or defective products and place them on conveyors or in specified areas such as loading docks. Seal containers using glue, string, nails and hand tools. Load materials and products into package processing equipment. Use hand tools to assemble, line, and pad cartons, crates and containers. Unload onions off of truck and load onto tractor to be transplanted.
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:
One month experience grading and packing vegetables required. Work will be performed in extremely hot, cold and/or wet conditions. Walk, bend, sit, reach, stoop, stand, push/pull, perform repetitive movements and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Trejo Labor Service, LLC
Location:
Lake Park, GA 31636
Telephone Number:
+12295597479

Worksite

Address:
Lake Park-Carrot House 2214 J Frank Culpepper Rd., Lake Park, GA 31636

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22221-405289
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Incentive: Harvest blueberries, per 1 gallon bucket
Date Posted:
8/16/2022

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