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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers & Laborers, Crops

Eddie Wood Thornton II

Benson, NC

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19192917246
Email address to Apply:
woody.thornton@yahoo.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Pull weeds/chop. Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Transplant, top and sucker, cultivate and hand-harvest flue-cured tobacco and sweet potatoes. Cut and bale hay/straw. Workers will move along rows of previously baled hay and straw, bending, stooping and lifting 60 to 75 lb. bales. Load and stack onto a truck or trailer in field. Unload and restack for storage. Perform post-harvest field clean up. Load and unload crops and farm materials. May operate and perform minor maintenance and repairs on farm vehicles, implements and equipment. May repair fences, greenhouses and other farm buildings and structures. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Mow grass and operate trimmer around farm buildings. Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting. Operate farm vehicles to haul crops and drive other farmworkers from place to place around the farm properties (including on public roads to reach farmer’s fields) during the workday. May operate light truck or off the farm and over the road to drive themselves or other farmworkers from place to place, such as to the grocery store, bank, government agencies, medical or dental offices and so forth. May operate truck to transport crops produced on the farm (in its unmanufactured state) to storage or to market or to a carrier for transportation to market. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid driver’s license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 75 lbs. in field. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Requires one month verifiable farmworker experience in the crop activities listed. Must commit to work the entire contract period. Workers are expected
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Eddie Wood Thornton II
Location:
Benson, NC 27504
Telephone Number:
+19192917241

Worksite

Address:
256 Noah Rd, Benson, NC 27504

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24046-722004
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per 5/8 bu. bucket sweet potato hand harvest. Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent is $15 based on average 30 piece rate units per hour. Actual piece rate earnings depend on individual factors. Guaranteed $15.81/hr.
Date Posted:
2/16/2024

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