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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers, Laborers

Cedar Crossing Farms, Inc

UVALDA, GA

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19125946333
Email address to Apply:
cedarcrossingfarm@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
50
Job Duties:
Employees will be expected to perform work activities related to planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, and packing onions. Workers will be expected to harvest, clip, bag, and/or load produce. Pull Onion Plants: Workers will pull 100 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. Workers 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 bags. Plant Onions: Workers will pick up plant bundles and take off rubber bands. Workers will put one plant into each hole made by the pegger. In most cases a plant bed will be 100 feet long and four rows wide, with plants being 4 inches apart. There will be cases where a plant bed will be 100 feet long and four rows wide with plants being 4.5 inches apart. Before they start a field, workers will be advised what plant distance they will be planting and the correspondent piece rate applicable. Workers must be careful to place the plant all the way into the hole made by the pegger. Walker: The walkers will walk fields and count bundled bags produced by each worker. They will also examine the quality onion planting and report to supervisor. Loader: Workers will load field bags of onion plants onto the truck to be transported to the field where the onions are planted. Throwing: Workers will give the bundles of onions gathered in the seedbeds to the workers in the fields to be transplanted. General Activities During Operations General: All Crops: During field operations, workers may be required to operate forklifts, drive a truck, pull weeks, move irrigation pipe, clean and repair housing, and perform farm and field sanitation.
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:
Workers will manually pull, plant, and load onion plants. Workers must exercise extreme care not to drop farm produce any time during handling. Able to work in hold, cold and/or humid weather bending or stooping to reach ground level crops, and able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Workers should report to work on their own suitable clothing.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Cedar Crossing Farms, Inc
Location:
Uvalda, GA 30473
Telephone Number:
+19125946333

Worksite

Address:
2297 GA Highway 56 W, UVALDA, GA 30473

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22227-417395
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per 100 feet/4rows, plants 4 inches apart
Date Posted:
8/25/2022

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