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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Modern Turf, Inc.

Rembert, SC

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18037138873
Email address to Apply:
hank@modernturf.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
The farm work position includes duties associated with the planting, cultivation, harvesting, commercial sod and grass seed; weeding and hoeing of fields; unloading corn trucks and grain storage; farm, field and shed maintenance, sanitation, and post-harvest cleanup as well as duties related to the deployment and maintenance of in-field irrigation. Workers will be utilized in all aspects of natural grass production. Workers must use care when performing their farm work duties and exercise consciousness in the quality of work being completed. Workers will be required to aid in soil preparation by manual and mechanical means for sprigging and seeding, mowing, rolling, cutting, aerating, and stacking of grass on pallets. That includes cleaning fields of rock, roots, limbs, stumps, trees, and debris. Preparing fields, planting by seed and vegetative stolonization, harvesting sod and sprigs. Manually stacking harvested sod and fork lift operations for loading sod on flatbed semi trucks. Mowing grass with tractors, riding and walking mowers. Workers will be applying fertilizer and plant protectants under the supervision of licensed applicator. Workers will be planting grass by hand in a green house for plug trays necessary for replanting fields. Workers will use hammers, saws, hoes, rakes, shovels, wrenches, tractors, sod cutters, rakes, sprays carts, mower spriggers, and net setters. Workers will be operating weedeaters, chainsaws, riding mowers, and push mowers. Vehicle operation may include tractors, gators, forklifts, bobcats, discmowers, vans, and pick-up trucks. Workers will use tractors to drag, tow, and lift sod specific equipment through fields. Workers may use forklifts and bobcats to load and unload rolls of harvested sod in the field or shed. Workers will be instructed how to safely operate any of the mentioned vehicles or equipment prior to use. Workers will use hammers and saw in the event the workers produce sod pallets. Under supervision of our mechanic, workers will be responsible for light duty mechanical/maintenance work including but not limited to greasing equipment, changing oil, fueling, and washing equipment with hoses and pressure washers. Some landscape maintenance of property will be required like string trimming, back pack blowing, trimming shrubs, etc. Washing and packing sprigs in bags or boxes for shipment.
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:
Employer may conduct drug/alcohol testing post-employment and at the employer's expense. Employer may conduct criminal background checks post-employment and at the employer's expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Modern Turf, Inc.
Location:
Rembert, SC 29128
Telephone Number:
+18037138873

Worksite

Address:
8840 Camden Highway, Rembert, SC 29128

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23338-540553
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/7/2023

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