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Farmworkers and Laborers



$14.68 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Perform manual labor to hand cut, pack, and re-pack watermelons in the field and in packing house. Duties also include cleaning, loading, and unloading harvested products from watermelon truck into packing house. A worker may drive the watermelon bus in the field to the packing house, no license required. Packing house is on the farm with 100% of product belonging to Pond-O-Gold Farms. Use hand tools such as: shovels, hoes, brooms, scissors, shears, and knives. Grade and sort products according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Discard inferior or defective products and/or foreign matter, and place acceptable products in containers for further processing. Weigh products or estimate their weight, visually or by feel. Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Measure, weigh and count products and materials. Examine and inspect containers, materials, and products to ensure that packing specifications are met. Workers may perform manual labor to pull plastic and weeds from the fields. Workers may drive forklift to load watermelons onto a trailer. Removal of irrigation equipment.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
Must be 18 years or older. Employer may conduct criminal background check. Workers need 3 months experience in grading, sorting, and packing watermelon. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers. The majority of the day is spent on ones feet. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, and lift. Lifting Requirement is 5 - 60 lbs. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while performing their required job duties. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and communicated with supervisor when needed.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
OMEGA, GA 31775
Telephone Number:


140 - 170 FLAT FORD ROAD, OMEGA , GA 31793

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Workers will be paid a production rate of $_30.00_ per bus to cut watermelon. In order to meet the production standards listed in this application for this specific group activity, a worker will cut an average of 4.3_ buses per hour @ an estimated hourly
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