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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker: Diversified (45.2092.00)

Dominic S Leonardi

Pilesgrove, NJ

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18566389131
Email address to Apply:
leonardifarms20@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
24
Job Duties:
Crops: Squash (yellow, green, spaghetti, butternut), cucumbers, pickles, string beans, peppers, and cabbage. Workers will perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, harvest, grade, pack and load employers’ crops 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 stopping to carefully place the transplanter machine or while bending and stopping to carefully place the transplant into pre-dug holes and covering roots with soil. Vegetables will be manually harvested 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. Workers will 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. Remove or clean plant debris or vines from the ground. Use hand tools such as shovels, tampers, pruning, hooks, machetes, hoes and knives. Till soil. Clear and maintain fields and irrigation ditches. Works must select harvestable produce based on correct size, maturity, and quality. Workers will not break skin, damage, drop or bruise produce, or leave any appropriate produce on the plant during harvest. Workers will work in groups to plant and harvest crops with agricultural equipment that is moving through the field along with workers while being careful not to damage harvested product. Package harvested crops into bins, bags, boxes, plastic containers, and crates. Load boxes onto pallets and transport vehicles. Some workers may be chosen to be working team leaders. Sanitation Requirements: Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering fields for harvest activities of the packing facility for packing operations. Employee will need to comply with their GAP or other sanitation requirements. Any worker willfully ignoring sanitation requirements will be terminated. Farm, and Field Sanitation: All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and other farm sanitation duties. GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CROPS: Fieldwork begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work may be performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temperatures ranging from 90+ degrees to below 40 degrees F. Workers will perform the majority of tasks standing in the upright position and can expect to stand on their feet for extended periods of time. Some tasks, however, require workers to perform activities on their feet in stooped or crouched position for long periods of time. Workers can/will frequently lift and carry 50 lbs. throughout the day. Workers will supply their own work clothes. All the tasks in this Job Description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day in the sole judgment of the employer. Workers may be required to perform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation tasks, packing, weeding, or hoeing, cleaning and farm buildings, grounds, weeding, etc. This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated.
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:
Must have three 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:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Dominic S Leonardi
Location:
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
Telephone Number:
+18566389131

Worksite

Address:
101 Harrisonville Lake Rd, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24064-768899
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/11/2024

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