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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, Greenhouse

NC Growers Assoc.

Vass, NC

$14.91 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12525270567
Email address to Apply:
lwicker@ncgrowers.org

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
45
Job Duties:
Applicants hired for these farmworker positions will be given their specific daily work assignments by the grower, or individuals designated by the grower, at the farm where they are employed but should be prepared to perform all of the tasks in all of the crops described in this application. For this application, applicants should expect their work assignments at the beginning of the employment period to begin with fertilizing, pre-planting activities, farm & field site preparation and other time sensitive seasonal activities that occur during the late winter and/or early spring farming cycle. Please see Addendum C for comprehensive job descriptions and approximate timelines for crops and work activities.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
SECTION B ETA 790A/H-2A Clearance order Addendum C Section B.2 Required work Experience Addl Disclosure EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Applicants are required to have a minimum one month of verifiable experience working in Christmas tree shearing/pruning. Pruning & shearing Christmas trees is critical work because if done incorrectly it can take years for the tree to grow out of the damage causing the grower significant economic damage. Some 7-8 foot trees & 6-7 trees must be downsized this season due to bad market conditions related to the glut of larger sized trees in he market. Therefore, many larger trees will have to be pruned/sheared down one to two sizes which will require at least one months experience in shearing trees in order to avoid damaging the trees. Applicants are required to have a minimum one month verifiable experience working in field grown tree nursery or field and container grown nursery stock-grading, sizing, and pruning mostly trees with some limited bushes.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 A.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
NC Growers Assoc.
Company Name:
North Carolina Grower's Association, Inc.
Location:
Vass, NC 28394
Telephone Number:
+19102452969

Worksite

Address:
NCGA & grower members filing jointly- See add B 230 Cameron Ave, Vass , NC 28394

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23027-733239
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/7/2023

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