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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Worker

Mann Farms

Fort Blackmore, VA

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12762988937
Email address to Apply:
davidmannfarms@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: strawberries, bell peppers, tomatoes, melons, corn, beans, berries, hay. Plants, cultivates, harvests, and packs vegetables and fruits (strawberries, bell peppers, tomatoes, melons, corn, beans & berries). Workers are required to lift and load forage crops (hay and corn) on trailers or wagons for transporting to storage area for unloading and stacking. Works on planter, plants roots, seeds, and bulbs. May spread plastic or other ground covering. Weeds, thins, plants, using hoe or spoon-shaped tool. Transplants plants, riding on transplanter or by hand. May set poles and wires for vine plants. Picks, cuts, lifts, or pulls crops to harvest them. May tie vegetables in bunches or top them. May assist with irrigation; apply agricultural chemicals: herbicides and insecticides and applying fertilizer. May assist with mowing, cutting and baling hay. May operate and help maintain tractors or hand-operated equipment. May assist with general farm building maintenance. Prepare crops for shipment; load/unload trailers, wagons, trucks. Work is to be done for long periods of time. Workers are expected to perform duties including boxing, weighing and loading of product. Workers will assist in loading trucks with packaged product weighing up to and including 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers' ability to perform the job. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day, working in fields. Temperatures may range from 10 to 100 F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. In addition, workers may be required to perform variable tasks such as the following: irrigation, ditching, shoveling, hoeing, ground preparation, weeding and other tasks related to general farming. Persons seeking employment as Farm Worker must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. TERMINATION. Prior to any termination for cause, employer evaluates workers' performance of required tasks and compliance with Work Rules and other employer policies. Employer may terminate a worker for cause if the worker's performance consistently and/or substantially fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations (in accordance with the criteria set forth herein), or otherwise engages in serious or egregious misconduct that endangers health, safety, or property.
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:
Jobs offered are working on a diversified crop farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Mann Farms
Company Name:
David Mann
Location:
Fort Blackmore, VA 24250
Telephone Number:
+12769951000

Worksite

Address:
11005 Veterans Memorial Highway, Fort Blackmore, VA 24250

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24031-680216
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/6/2024

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