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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Worker

Vernon Farm

Milton, NC

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13365041174
Email address to Apply:
vernonfarm@charter.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: tobacco. Tobacco: Workers will plant, cultivate and harvest tobacco. Workers will help to pull tobacco plants, set the plants in rows in fields and help cultivate tobacco as needed in transplanting or replanting. Care must be exercised to prevent bruising or breaking plants. Workers will remove tops and pull mature leaves from tobacco stalks by hand and place leaves in trailers for transport to tobacco barns for curing. Workers will help prepare tobacco to be placed in barns and with loading and unloading tobacco barns. When tobacco is removed from the curing board, workers will be expected to assist each other by placing tobacco on sheets to be bound in bundles and loaded in trucks for transport. Workers may operate farm vehicles on the farm between fields. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Repair fences. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. Work is to be done in the field 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 product weighing up to and including 70 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. Employer-paid post-hire random and post-accident drug testing required. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision. 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.
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:
This job requires three months of verifiable prior experience working on a tobacco farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 70 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required at random and after a worker has an accident at work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Vernon Farm
Company Name:
William B. Vernon, Sr.
Location:
Milton, NC 27305
Telephone Number:
+13365041174

Worksite

Address:
136 Jordan Ln., Milton, NC 27305

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24032-683244
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/6/2024

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