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Gilberto Lopez

Salemburg, NC

$14.16 per hour


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Gilberto Lopez, 40 temporary farmworkers (Salemburg, NC) 10/14/2022 to 12/01/2022. Harvest sweet potatoes. Field grade, sort, or classify. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping and reaching. Job is outdoor and continues in all types of weather. The use or possession or being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol during working time is prohibited. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol testing 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 results may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs. repetitively throughout the workday. Must not hinder another worker's productivity. Use of personal cellphone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies, violations would result in immediate termination. Requires one-month verifiable prior farmworker experience in the crop activities listed. $3.00/Box 6 oz blackberries $14.16/hour. 35 hours a week. Employer will reimburse as per section I. Conditions of Employment and Assurances for H-2A Agricultural Clearance Orders. Return Transportation Refunded if the worker terminates the contract. Housing provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return own residency daily. In the event a female worker is hired, employer will provide separate sleeping, bathing and toilet facilities for male and female workers. 1st week guarantee. Tools are provided by employer at no cost. 3/4 guaranteed workdays. d. Housing provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return own residency daily. Must be 18 years old. Go to the closest North Carolina Department of Commerce or call (919) 814-0544.
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45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

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Gilberto Lopez
Atkinson, NC 28421
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1921 Bearskin RD, Salemburg, NC 28385

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5/8 Bu Sweet Potatoe
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