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Farmworker: Diversified (45.2092.00)

J & S Brothers Farm LLC

Mullica Hill, NJ

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18564344517
Email address to Apply:
jsbrothersfarms@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
49
Job Duties:
Crops: Asparagus, Squash (summer & winter), Cucumbers, Pickles, Peppers, Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Okra, Turnips, Radish and Kale. Workers will perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, harvest, grad, pack and load products. Harvest will be done by hand and machine. Workers will transplant crops into the ground and cover the root of the plant with soil in assigned rows in the field either by transplanter machine or while bending and stooping to carefully place the transplants into pre-dug holes and covering roots with soil. Vegetables will manually harvest by either picking into baskets, carrying full baskets to dumpers riding on trailers moving alongside rows, and dumping into bins, or by picking and placing sorted produce into boxes, and stacking full boxes onto the trailers. 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. 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 tools such as shovels, tampers, pruning hooks, machetes, hoes, and knives. Works will till soil. Clear and maintain fields and irrigation ditches. Workers must select harvestable produce based on correct size, maturity and quality. Workers will not break skin, damage, drop and 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 works while being careful not to damage harvested product. Workers will package harvested crops into bins, bags, boxes, plastic containers, and crates. Workers will load boxes onto pallets and transport vehicles. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 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. Field work, prepare fields, make beds, lay drip tape. Plant and maintain vegetables which includes staking, tying & pruning. Workers will use hand tools such as (but not limited to) shovels, hoes, clippers and knifes. Some workers may be chosen to be working team leaders.
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:
J & S Brothers Farm LLC
Location:
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
Telephone Number:
+18564344517

Worksite

Address:
670 Franklinville Rd, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24024-664305
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/1/2024

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