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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:
30
Job Duties:
Employees will be expected to perform work activities related to weeding, cultivating, harvesting, and packing sweet potatoes. Harvest Sweet Potatoes: Workers will walk through plowed rows to pick up sweet potatoes. They will collect and sort correct produce sizes in a 6-gallon bucket based on supervisor indication. Dumping Sweet Potatoes: Workers will receive 6-gallon buckets of sweet potatoes and will dump them into 20-bushell bins. Sorting and Packing Sweet Potatoes: Workers will sort sweet potatoes based on sizes specified by the employer and will pack them according to supervisor’s instruction Weeding: Workers will hand pull weeds competing with crops and will dispose of weeds according to instructions given by their supervisor. Forklift Operation: Workers may be required to operate forklifts in the field or between fields incidental to the job being performed. Workers will be instructed in the safety and operation of the forklift before operating the forklift. Forklifts should be driven in a manner to protect operator, other workers, products, crops, and equipment. Repeated failure to obey safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination. Farm and Field Sanitation “Sanitation”: All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and other farm sanitation duties. 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 harvest, dump, weed, and pack sweet potatoes. 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-300-22299-550654
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/3/2022

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