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Farm Workers

D&W Regeneration, Inc.

Balmorhea, TX

$15.55 per hour


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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Perform manual labor to harvest, grade, sort, and field pack watermelons in bin by hand. Carefully walk through the field doing as little damage as possible to the watermelon vines. Watermelons are selected for harvest by sight only. After selecting a watermelon, remove it from the vine using a knife or by hand and pitch harvested product to another worker on the trailer who will catch the watermelon. Separate melons by size and weight and pack into bins holding approximately 700 lbs or per buyer specifications. Perform manual labor to harvest Vidalia onions by picking up onions, clipping top and roots, placing in bucket, walking to bin and dumping bucket into bin. Work requires using hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, shears and knives. Repair fences and farm buildings. Inferior, rotten or defective products and foreign matter will be discarded and acceptable products will be placed in containers for further processing. As a minor activity, workers may tend to the crop. 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 the bus or other transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. 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. 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:
Special Requirements:
Walk, push, pull, bend, stoop, and reach for prolonged periods of time. Lift, carry, load, pitch and catch up to 30 lb. watermelons repetitively without dropping and damaging fruit. Work in extreme heat while walking through rough terrain. Must be 18 or older. Employer is a drug free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
D&W Regeneration, Inc.
Center, TX 75935
Telephone Number:


839 I-10 East, Balmorhea, TX 79718

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Harvest, grade, sort, and field pack watermelons in bin by hand., $0.75 to $1.00 per worker per 24 inch bin (approx. 700 lbs.) depending on tonnage being harvested in field. *Based on 12 worker crew--Estimated hourly wage equivalent is $16.00 based on av
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