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Farm Hand

Old Edwards Hospitality Group, LLC

Highlands, NC

$16.00 per hour


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Job Description

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Farm Hands will be responsible for seeding, planting, cultivating, hand weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing a mixed variety of flowers, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Will also be responsible for setup, operation, and basic maintenance of irrigation systems to water crops. Will apply pesticides and otherwise support the implementation of the farms? integrated pest management plan. Tools include mostly hand tools, except for string trimmers used to terminate cover crops and maintain greenspaces around fields. Work requires repetitive movements and frequent stooping and bending to work at ground level to tend to crops. Anticipated crops include the following: beans, beets, cabbage, carrots, celery and celeriac, Chinese cabbage, collards, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, garlic, greens, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, microgreens, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, radishes, spinach, squash, swiss chard, and tomatoes. Schedule: 40 hours per week. Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30am ? 5:00pm, with a 30- minute lunch break. Work hours and schedule may vary. May offer weekend and/or holiday shifts during peak times.
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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Prior agricultural experience preferred, but not required. Must be able to work physically outdoors on a daily basis, perform repetitive work (including stooping and bending) in inclement weather, and lift heavy & awkward objects up to 50 lbs. Applicant must complete pre-employment background check (conviction of a violent crime may result in termination of job offer and/or employment). Background checks will be performed post hire but before commencing work at the expense of the employer. The background check is a bona fide hiring requirement. The reason for the employers requirement of a background check is that the employer is a hospitality business. The employer consistently has guests, including families with small children, on its property and in close proximity to its farms and gardens. Therefore, the background check is critical to ensure the safety of the employers guests.
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8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Old Edwards Hospitality Group, LLC
Highlands, NC 28741
Telephone Number:


336 Arnold Road, Highlands, NC 28741

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