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Farmworker: Diversified (45.2092.00)

Maugeri Farms LLC

Swedesboro, NJ

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18564673696
Email address to Apply:
maugerifarms@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
35
Job Duties:
Crops: Vegetable such as: Asparagus, Zucchini, Squash (Butternut & spaghetti), Tomatoes, cantaloupe, Watermelon, Peppers, Specialty Squash, Pickles, cucumbers, and Peaches. Worker must possess the physical strength and endurance (ability to continue or last) to repeat the harvest process though out the workday, working quickly and skillfully to perform activities assigned during that activity. Workers must work at a sustained (continuing for an extended period of time without interruption), vigorous pace (quick and steady) and make bona fide efforts (made in earnest intent) to work efficiently (performing or functions in the best possible manner with the least waste of time and effort) and consistently (same way for a long time) that are reasonable under the climatic and other working conditions, Workers may not leave trash, or other discarded items in work areas or vehicles but must dispose of such items in provided receptacles. Workers must wash hands with soap and water after all bathroom and meal breaks. Allergies to varieties of ragweed, goldenrod, insecticides, related agricultural chemicals, etc., may affect worker’s ability to perform the work described herein. Sanitation Requirements: Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering fields for harvest activities of the packing facility for packing operations. Employee will need to comply with their GAP or other sanitation requirements. Any worker willfully ignoring sanitation requirements will be terminated. Workers will perform a variety of manual duties to plant, cultivate, harvest, grade, pack and load employers’ crops. Workers will harvest peaches by hand and machine. Workers will transplant crops into the ground and covers the root of the plant with soil in assigned rows in the field either by transplanter machine or while bending and stopping to carefully place the transplants into pre-dug holes and covering roots with soil. Vegetables will be manually harvested by either picking into baskets, carrying full baskets to dumpers riding on trailer moving alongside rows, and jumping into bins, or by picking and placing sorted produce into boxes, and stacking full boxes onto the trailers. Works will lay, tuck and/or remove plastic. Clean plastic of debris. Participate in irrigation activities including setting up, repairing, operating and maintaining drip and other irrigation equipment. Workers will manually pull weeds and remove used stakes and string. Stake, string, tie, sucker, thin and prune crops. Workers will remove or clean plant debris or vines from the ground. Workers will use hand tolls such as shovels, tampers, pruning hooks, machetes, hoes and knives. Workers will till soil. Clear and maintain fields and irrigation ditches. Works must select harvestable produce based on correct size, maturity and quality. Workers will not break, skin, damage, drop or bruise produce, or leave any appropriate product on the plant during harvest. Workers will work in groups to harvest crops with agricultural equipment that is moving through the field along with the workers while being careful not to damage harvested product. Package harvested crops into bins, bags, boxes, plastic containers, and crates. Workers will load boxes onto pallets and transport them in vehicles. Farm, and Field Sanitation: All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and other farm sanitation duties.
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:
All applicants must have at least 3 months experience hand harvesting a perishable crop. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Workers are subject to random drug testing at no cost to the employee. All drug testing will occur after the worker begins his or her employment and is not a part of the interview process. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Maugeri Farms LLC
Location:
Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Telephone Number:
+16092090460

Worksite

Address:
1991 Olmans Creek Rd, Swedesboro , NJ 08085

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24024-664083
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/29/2024

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