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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Worker

Magee Farms

Selbyville, DE

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13024625310
Email address to Apply:
emagee525@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Plant, cultivate, harvest, grade and pack strawberries, tomatoes, zucchini, squash and pumpkins. Prune, trim, and maintain crop. Spread and remove ground covers. Place and monitor bug traps. Monitor growth for tipping/pruning. Pick/harvest crop according to quality standards. Load/transport harvested crop. Use hand tools including, but not limited to: shovels, hoes and knives. Spread plastic or other ground covering. Clean plastic by hand from ground upon removal. Till soil. Weed and thin plants. Transplant plants by hand. Stake/tie plants and trellis/prune plants. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops. Grade, size, and sort product according to color, shape, size, appearance, feel, and/or quality, in accordance with supervisor's instructions and employer standards. Inspect products for damage/defects and discard inferior products and foreign matter. Place product in bins/trays and other containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Weigh products and record weight and/or grade. Handle product carefully to prevent damage. Operate equipment safely, with or without direction. Must follow quality control standards and production procedures. Work on production line to pack product by hand or with mechanized equipment, including but not limited to bagging machines, bin feeders, box machines, labeling machines, regular and high stacking forklifts. Pack product pursuant to supervisor's instructions. Fill bins/trays and other containers with product, level bins, and prepare product for shipment to market or storage. Perform quality control on inbound/outbound loads. Follow quality control standards and production procedures. Handle product carefully to prevent damage. Palletize and stack boxes/containers. Move product to storage areas and/or loading areas to prepare for shipping. Keep material and product records accurately. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. As a minor activity, operate agricultural equipment. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, split wood, and other manual tasks. 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. Clean/sanitize fields, work areas and equipment. Workers who have a valid driver's license and doctor's certificate may drive vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling 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. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. 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. 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:
Three months of farmwork experience required. Work outside in inclement weather conditions. Walk, bend, stoop and reach repetitively. Lift, carry and load 30 lb. buckets. Employer is a drug free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Magee Farms
Location:
Selbyville, DE 19975
Telephone Number:
+13024625310

Worksite

Address:
Home Field, 34857 Lighthouse Road, Selbyville, DE 19975

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24037-697110
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/23/2024

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