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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Maria J. Toribio

New Zion, SC

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18038251195
Email address to Apply:
toribiomaria@ymail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
28
Job Duties:
The farm work position includes duties associated with planting, cultivation, harvesting, and packing of tomatoes, asparagus, peppers, sweet peppers, sanitation, and post-harvest cleanup as well as duties related to the deployment and maintenance of in-field irrigation and frost protection. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. It also includes making important decisions based on size, coloring, and ripeness according to prescribed standards. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team- based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the fresh produce grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. Peppers: Workers will bend and stoop to pick peppers according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers must use care when performing their farm work duties and exercise consciousness to not damage or bruise the peppers. Workers must adhere to all safety rules as instructed by their supervisors and all farm work operations must meet the standards and specifications given by the employer. Workers will be assigned a row or series of rows and required to select and pick produce according to criteria outlined and demonstrated by managers such as size, coloring, and ripeness. They will be responsible for in-field grading and discarding of poor quality, rotting, and/or over-ripened produce. Workers will gently load the good quality produce into containers, taking care to avoid damage or bruising. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) lbs. and empty into field bin or load onto trailer. Workers will perform various duties associated with cleaning trucks, farm buildings and painting. Cucumber: Pre-harvest duties for cucumbers may include laying plastic, planting, cultivating, staking and weeding of plants by hand and/or hoe. Workers will bend and stoop to pick cucumbers according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers must use care when performing their farm work duties and exercise consciousness to not damage or bruise the fruit and vegetables. Workers must adhere to all safety rules as instructed by their supervisors and all farm work operations must meet the standards and specifications given by the employer. Workers will be assigned a row or series of rows and required to select and pick produce according to criteria outlined and demonstrated by managers such as size, coloring and ripeness. They will be responsible for in-field grading and discarding of poor quality, rotting and/or over-ripened produce. Workers will gently load the good quality produce into containers, taking care to avoid damage or bruising. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) lbs and empty into field bin or load onto trailer. The pay rate for all activities associated with the production of vegetables will be paid hourly. Packing/Grading Cucumbers: Working carefully workers will remove any leaves and defective cucumbers as defined by grading supervisor as cucumbers move across grading tables. Cucumbers must be handled carefully to avoid bruise or fingernail cuts. Fillers: Working will box the graded cucumber in appropriate containers by attending automatic filler or by hand as necessary according to packing instructions disclosed by the supervisor. Special Packaging: Workers may be required to custom fill trays and marketing gift packs according to supervisor's instructions. Excess cucumbers are removed from overfilled boxed and placed carefully in separate containers as directed by supervisor.
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:
Employer may conduct drug/alcohol testing post-employment and at the employer's expense. Employer may conduct criminal background checks post-employment and at the employer's expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Maria J. Toribio
Location:
Gable, SC 29051
Telephone Number:
+18038251195

Worksite

Address:
7301 Salem Road, New Zion, SC 29111

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24081-819536
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per 5 gallon bucket; Estimated hourly wage is $15.00 per hour; $14.68 per hour guaranteed
Date Posted:
4/8/2024

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