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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Farm Worker

Troy Smiley

Ridgetop, TN

$14.26 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16158293811
Email address to Apply:
susansmiley007@comcast.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Workers will be required to perform all duties necessary to plant, grow, and harvest a variety of vegetables. Activities include, but are not limited to, transplanting, hoeing, pruning, weeding, fertilization, working with irrigation systems, preparing products for market, and other misc duties. Workers will cultivate soil in preparation for planting the crops. Pre-harvest activities include planting produce and duties to promote growth of crops. For harvest workers must bend and stoop to pick produce from vines or bush and cut by hand or knife, as applicable. Workers will place harvested produce into field containers. Full containers weigh up to 50lbs. Workers will carry full containers to field bins and empty. Workers are required to discard any rotted or unacceptable produce and eliminate all unwanted debris before placing into bins. Bins are loaded onto trucks or trailers for transport from fields to appropriate location. Extreme care not to bruise or damage produce must be taken at all times. Workers will pack produce, load / unload trucks, and stack containers for storage or market. May perform miscellaneous duties such as clear/repair fence rows, clean/repair farm buildings, dig ditches, cut firewood, feed farm animals, and other miscellaneous farm activities required by employer. May be required to have ability for operating a variety of farm equipment and smaller hand tools. Tools and equipment must be cleaned or repaired as applicable. Work site must be cleaned daily.
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:
No smoking while working or on worksite. No use of cell phone during work hours.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Troy Smiley
Company Name:
Troy Smiley
Location:
Ridgetop, TN 37152
Telephone Number:
+16158293811

Worksite

Address:
5919 Betts Road, Ridgetop, TN 37152

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23026-730523
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/22/2023

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