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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers & Laborers

5W Farms LLC

Uvalda, GA

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19125941838
Email address to Apply:
cindy@williamsfarms.co
Web address to Apply:
employgeorgia.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
80
Job Duties:
Field workers to plant broccoli, pull/set onions, hand-harvest and field pack broccoli and sweet corn. Hand-harvest Vidalia onions. Pull weeds/chop: Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Field workers will not operate tractors or forklifts. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Mow grass and operate trimmer around farm buildings. Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. May supervise other workers. May operate and perform minor maintenance on farm vehicles or equipment. May drive farm truck, bus, tractor, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on the farm. May drive bus or van over the road. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment, then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid drivers license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 75 lbs. in field. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Requires three months verifiable prior farmworker experience in the crop activities listed. Must commit to entire anticipated period of employment. Pull/set onions: Workers will pull 100 onion plants; place them together and put rubber bands around the bundle. According to the maturity of the plants, the supervisor may vary the number of plants per bundle. Worker will then dip the onion plants into the solution that promotes a healthy plant. Worker will cut tops and place bundles into field bags. There are 3,000 plants per field bag. Workers must bundle the correct number of plants and put the correct number of bundles into the bags. Workers will pick up plant bundles and take off rubber bands. Workers will put one plant into each hole made by the pegger. Workers must be careful to place the plant all the way into the hole made by the plugger and must pack soil firmly around plant. Plant beds are 100 feet long and four rows wide. Onion pulling and setting are piece rate activities. The minimum production standard for onion setting is 255 feet per hour. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, shears and knives. Clip top stem and bottom roots off of Vidalia onions with shears as instructed by supervisor and fill a five gallon bucket. Lift and dump full five gallon bucket into bin. Pick up any loose or dropped onions and place back into bucket being careful not to drop from a height greater than eight inches at any time. Workers will bend and stoop to pick vegetables according to size, color, shape, and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers may cut developed produce from plant and place into bucket. Workers may carry full bucket containing vegetables and empty into field bin or load onto truck or trailer. May be required to pull and discard culls as directed by supervisor. Workers must take care not to bruise or scar produce. Worker will return to assigned row/area and repeat the process. Worker must pick plants clean of correct size and maturity. Produce may be grad
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:
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 75 lbs. in field. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Requires three months verifiable prior farmworker experience in the crop activities listed. Must commit to entire anticipated period of employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
5W Farms LLC
Location:
Uvalda, GA 30473
Telephone Number:
+19125941838

Worksite

Address:
4253 Cedar Crossing Rd, Uvalda, GA 30473

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22224-413873
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Pull Onions - Per 1,000 plants
Date Posted:
8/23/2022

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