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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers

Trejo Bros. Produce, LLC

St. Helena Island, SC

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12295310392
Email address to Apply:
mariatrejo@trejomanagement.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
285
Job Duties:
Plant, cultivate, harvest and grade tomatoes by hand. Irrigate, thin, prune, pick, trellis, and stake and string/tie crops. Manually harvest tomatoes by pulling selected tomatoes from the vine, placing into bucket and carrying to dumper. Full buckets weighing approximately 35 lbs. will then be lifted and dumped into bins. Workers will lay plastic mulch, pull up used plastic, pull or cut string, weed, hoe, clear and maintain fields and work areas. Stems will be removed from harvested tomatoes. Workers will not break skin of tomato, drop tomato, or leave any appropriate product on the vine during harvest. Use hand tools such as machete or knife. Workers must discard and destroy produce that has been in contact with blood. Any produce harvested or still on the plant that has been exposed to blood shall be discarded and destroyed. Workers must pass by or discard any produce that bears obvious signs of pest activity, fecal contamination, plant disease, physical damage, or any produce that has been dropped on the ground. Workers must avoid unnecessary introduction of soil into harvest containers and field bins, or onto tools or other harvesting equipment. Complete farm and field sanitation duties including picking up trash and cleaning bathrooms. Direct and monitor agricultural activities. Count and check harvested produce in the field. Operate and clean farm equipment, vehicles and implements. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may drive multi-purpose vehicles including buses to haul crops, supplies, tools, and/or farm workers. Workers will assist with Good Agricultural Practices Policies. 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 attests that it has sent (or will promptly send) original surety bond to CNPC. 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. There will be 2 shifts occuring for the entire contract. The first shift will begin at 8:00am and end at 2:30pm. The second shift will begin at 9:00am and end at 3:30pm. 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. In assessing whether workers' performance meets reasonable expectations, employer evaluates, among other reasonable criteria, whether the worker: (1) has adequately complied with the Work Rules and any other policies or procedures; (2) has complied with all health and safety guidelines, including the use of tools or equipment in accordance with best practices to protect the employer's property, crops, and in a manner that avoids injury or damage; (3) has treated company property (tools, equipment, crops, fixtures, etc.
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:
One month of fruit or vegetable harvesting experience required. Production standards apply. Perform prolonged sitting, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing/pulling, lifting and carrying up to approximately 35 lb. heaping bucket of tomatoes overhead continuously. Work outside in extreme temperatures up to 105 degrees. Physical stamina is required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Trejo Bros. Produce, LLC
Location:
Lake Park, GA 31636
Telephone Number:
+12295590880

Worksite

Address:
1336 Seaside Road, St. Helena Island, SC 29920

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24078-808283
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Incentive: Unstringing tomatoes, Per 100 ft., Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent is $14.00 per hour. Actual piece rate earnings depend on individual factors. Guaranteed $14.68/hr.
Date Posted:
4/2/2024

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