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Farmworkers and Laborers

Horizon Harvest, LLC

Homerville, GA

$13.67 per hour


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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Manually plant, cultivate, harvest, sort, and grade blueberries and blackberries. Prune bushes using pruning shears and loppers. Each worker may be given a picking card, which he will keep throughout the workday. Workers may receive a hooked belt and carry 2– 1-gallon picking buckets as they move down assigned rows picking all ripe berries, placing them in the bucket. Each worker must pick the plants clean of all ripe fruit. When buckets are filled, the worker will take to the Supervisor, shed or designated quality area. Workers may also do field packing into designated containers. Harvest by use of mechanical equipment, load and transport berries to processing shed which is located on the farm. Use hand tools, shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives, and baskets as needed. Inspect field irrigation systems; replace damaged pipes, valves, water jets, sprinklers, etc. using necessary equipment. May construct trellises, repair farm fences, buildings replace damaged posts using wire stretchers, hammers, paint, brushes, etc. Load mulch on trailer and move to fields, unload and spread mulch around plants as needed. Inspect the field to maintain a 3 to 5 foot weed free strip between rows by removing weeds, grass, etc. Duties may include tilling soil, applying fertilizers and pesticides, clean, load-harvested products, post-harvest cleanup & other related activities. Workers will be trained on applying fertilizers and pesticides. Inspect bushes for damage, disease or insect infestation and remove or replace as directed by farm manager. Clean, adjust and repair machinery and implements, oiling moving parts and replacing damaged parts. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretions, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor instructions.
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

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Workers must have 3 months experience in planting, cultivating, harvesting and pruning blueberries. Must be 18 years or older. Employer may conduct a criminal background checks on all new applicants for employment. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to the workers. Workers may be offered more than the standard hours of work in a single workday. Workers may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Employer may request but cannot require workers to work on their Sabbath. The majority of the day is spent on ones feet and outdoors and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and natural elements. Workers must be able to stand, sit, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from waist), push, pull, reach, lift and carry items from 5 to 30 pounds in the course of performing required activities.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Horizon Harvest, LLC
Company Name:
Andy Emmanuel Martinez Sampayo Sole
Douglas, GA 31535
Telephone Number:


2350 Spooner Tower Road, Homerville, GA 31634

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Per pound of Blueberries. Worker must be able to pick 27.34 pounds per hour. Employer may offer payment through check, direct deposit, or cash card. When multiple options are given the employee can choose how to receive wages.
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