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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers

Singh Sugar Maple Farm, LLC

Marriottsville, MD

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14434132252
Email address to Apply:
harrysingh09@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Use hand tools including, but not limited to shovels, hoes, brooms, clippers, rakes, and knives. Plant roots, seeds, and bulbs. Spread plastic or other groundcovering. Clean plastic by hand from ground upon removal. Till soil. Weed and thin plants. Plant, cultivate, and harvest products in greenhouse. Transplant plants by hand. Stake/tie plants, trellis/prune, trim, and maintain plants, and set poles and wires for vine plants. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops. Tie vegetables in bunches. Harvest, grade, size, and pack product according to quality standards. Take care to prevent damaging produce and plants. Perform manual and/or mechanizes tasks associated with production greenhouse plants and other specialty horticultural products. Plant, cultivate, harvest, and pack flowers and other plant varieties. Propagate plants from cuttings. Plant/pot seedlings, fill and label trays, move product to/from greenhouses and/or loading/unloading areas. Work in fields. Place plants into cooler or other storage area. Grade, sort, and label products. Bunch, bundle, cover, wrap, and/or pack products in accordance with supervisor's instructions. Clean/maintain work area. Detassel corn. Walk through fields and pull tassel off plants as directed. Rogue corn and remove off-type plants. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate, and crop conditions. Place and monitor bug traps. Drive tractors, planters, and balers, and operate other mechanized farm equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops/commodities at a diversified farming operation. Use farm equipment to cut, pull, dig, thresh, clean, chop, bag, or bundle harvested crops. Load/unload harvested crops/commodities or other materials manually or with mechanized equipment such as conveyors, or handtrucks. May use mechanized equipment including but not limited to: sprayers, high lifts, and other power tools/equipment. Perform manual and mechanized tasks including but not limited to: bushhogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing, weed spraying, mowing, tedding, raking, baling, and stacking. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Prepare and/or clear land for planting using mechanized or hand equipment to remove trash, rocks, or other debris or material that may interfere with planting or harvesting activities. Level land by moving dirt and other materials. Equipment may include tractors, dozers, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chainsaws, bobcats, skid loaders, high lifts, and trucks or other vehicles. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping, and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Repair fences. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Adjust speeds of cutters, blowers, and conveyors and height of cutting head. Clean, adjust, repair, and perform routine service on equipment (e.g., lubricating grease points, inspecting, and maintaining fluid levels, checking belt and conveyor tensions, and maintaining tires, wheels, bearings, belts, and other wear parts). Repair or replace defective parts. Attach farm implements (e.g., plows, harrows, discs, sprayers) using hand tools. May assist with other general farm maintenance or repairs.
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:
Three months of farmwork experience required. Perform prolonged sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, and loading up to 50 lbs. repetitively and work outside in extremely hot, cold and/or wet weather.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Singh Sugar Maple Farm, LLC
Location:
Marriottsville, MD 21104
Telephone Number:
+14434132252

Worksite

Address:
1200 Sugar Maple Dr, Marriottsville, MD 21104

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24100-870363
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/19/2024

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