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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers and Laborers, Crop

Carl D Bouldin

McMinnville, TN

$14.26 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19316689339
Email address to Apply:
bouldinnursery@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Planting: Workers may be required to work as operators of wheel tractors pulling trailers with containers to set out after potted. Workers will be required to plant liners in a container. Pruning: When pruning, it is vital to prune the unwanted branch while protecting the stem or trunk wood of the tree. While pruning trees, workers will receive proper tools for the particular job, i.e., saw, prunes, and hand snips. These tools will be returned to the employer at the end of the season. The cost or tools destroyed maliciously or lost carelessly will be deducted from worker 's wages. Workers will be responsible for picking back budded trees, staking trees, and tying trees to the stakes. Workers will assist with budding and grafting. Loading & unloading: Workers may be required to work loading or unloading bare root trees, boxes or containers by hand into refrigerated, non-refrigerated or flatbed trailers. Workers may be required to pack and load boxes on trucks for shipping. Workers may be required to load 1, 3, 5 or 7 Gal. containers onto wagons and into trailers or on trucks. .Container Production: Workers will be required to work planting trees in containers, which range in size from 12 inches to 24 Inches. Also, harvesting and loading trees, containers range in size from 1 gallon to 7 gallon. Nursery: Duties to Include, but not limited to: Tasks to be in relations to greenhouse & nursery activities such as mowing, weeding and trimming equipment, pulling weeds out of containers, spraying weeds around the greenhouses and on the open gravel pads, staking, trimming, taping and prepare plants for potting. Moving freshly potted containers to the greenhouses. Moving and spacing plants during the spring that were stacked together for winter. Moving plant items from field to loading area. Help carry and stack graded plants. Alternative Work: General farm maintenance and other duties as required in the farming operation maintenance. Includes, but not limited to, preparing barns, maintenance of tools & equipment, and other work as directly related to the crop activities for which the worker is hired. Also includes fixing and clearing fences. Such work will be offered when climate or crop conditions preclude working in the primary activities listed above. General Conditions: If work is available beyond normal workdays, employer may offer, but not require, worker an opportunity to work additional hours, Workers will report to work at designated time and place as directed by assigned employer each day. However, workers may be requested to ten (10) hours per day depending on the conditions in the fields and the maturity of the crops or loading a truck. Also, workers may be requested to work on federal holidays and their Sabbath but will not be required to do so. Workers may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Down time: Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. Worker rnay be required to work in plants when they are wet with dew or rain and should have suitable clothing for conditions which include light rain and temperatures ranging from 25 degrees to more than 100 degrees. Workers should be able to stand, bend, stoop and work for prolonged periods of time and be physically fit to perform duties as assigned. Workers will be trained for period of two (2) days (14 hours) after which workers will be expected to perform job required. Care must be always exercised to prevent bruising or breaking crops. Care must be used with any use of equipment.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
Physically able to bend, stoop, and able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Physically able to meet and perform all job specifications. May be required to take random drug and / or alcohol tests, at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. All testing and background check will occur after employment has started and is not a part of the interview process. May be required to submit a criminal background check, at no cost to the worker. Felony convictions that employer reasonably believes, consistent with current law, will impair the safety and living conditions of other workers or other individuals on the farm will result in immediate termination. Failure to comply with request for criminal background check may result in immediate termination of employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Carl D Bouldin
Location:
McMinnville, TN 37110
Telephone Number:
+19316689339

Worksite

Address:
5679 Lucky Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23339-545028
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/11/2023

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