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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers

New House Squash Co.

Shelby, NC

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17044725148
Email address to Apply:
wilsonfarms99@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
ncworks.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
Perform manual labor to harvest, grade, and pack squash. Use hand tools such as shovels, shears, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks and knives. During harvest, cut squash using a knife and place into bucket, making sure that plant is picked clean of correct size and maturity. Remove undesirable and excess plant growth using hand tools or by hand. Load and unload harvested products, tools, and materials. Assemble boxes used for packing products. Clean and pack harvested product into boxes. Clean and maintain all grounds and facilities. Clean and clear fields including pulling weeds. 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 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. 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.), with care and respect, avoiding damage or improper cleanliness or maintenance standards; (4) has timely and consistently followed instructions duly communicated by supervisors, crew leaders, and management personnel; (5) has complied with the employer's quality control standards for ensuring a marketable product; (6) is not repeatedly tardy or absent, has reported to work at the time and place instructed, and remained at work for the agreed-upon work hours, unless such absence was excused or the worker timely communicated and sought approval for any deviation from such schedule; (7) has consistently performed the duties assigned, in the manner instructed, and has not purposefully malingered or acted in a recalcitrant manner (i.e., refusing without cause to perform certain duties, refused to follow instructions, performed work in in a careless or reckless manner that poses a risk to the employer's crops/commodities, company property, or the health/safety of others, etc.). Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
Walk, sit, bend, stoop, reach, and perform repetitive movements for prolonged periods of time. Lift and carry up to 30 lbs. Work in inclement weather conditions including extreme heat, cold and/or rain.
Number of Hours Per Week:
57
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
New House Squash Co.
Location:
Shelby, NC 28150
Telephone Number:
+17044725148

Worksite

Address:
1935 New House Road, Shelby, NC 28150

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24080-815652
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Incentive: Harvest Squash, per 5 gallon bucket - Estimated hourly wage equivalent is $17 per hour. Actual piece rate earnings depend on individual factors. Guaranteed minimum of AEWR.
Date Posted:
3/28/2024

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