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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Packer

Crown Orchard Company, LLC

Covesville, VA

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14349796277
Email address to Apply:
hr@crownorchards.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
25
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Apples, peaches, nectarines, grapes, cherries, berries and vegetables. Grade, size, and sort product according to color, shape, size, appearance, feel, and/or quality, in accordance with supervisor's instructions and employer standards. Inspect products for damage/defects and discard inferior products and foreign matter. Place product in bins/trays and other containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Weigh products and record weight and/or grade. Handle product carefully to prevent damage. Operate equipment safely, with or without direction. Must follow quality control standards and production procedures. Clean/sanitize work station and equipment. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. Must have sufficient hand and finger dexterity to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Must be able to differentiate colors, textures, and other attributes of product to distinguish varieties and identify defects. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Workers may be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping, and mopping floors, cleaning equipment and other similar farm sanitation. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standards, 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 fruit and produce grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. Employer-paid post-hire random, upon suspicion, and post-accident drug testing required. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses may transport other workers to-and-from Crown Orchard provided housing directly to worksites each day and transport workers around Crown Orchard's farm during the workday and possibly carrying equipment/supplies and this may involve the worker(s) operating the vehicles across public roads to reach the other farm properties to perform their work. Workers are driving multi-purpose vehicles that have a capacity of less than 13 tons, require a standard driver's license to operate, may be used on or off farm by the workers (e.g., drive to the grocery store, bank, etc. at their discretion). Workers are not required or expected to arrange for the routine pick-up of another worker or groups of workers on a regular schedule at other housing locations or centralized pick-up points. 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. 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.
Job Classification:
45-2041.00 - Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

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:
Jobs are offering working in an agricultural packing operation handling both manual and mechanized tasks. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Crown Orchard Company, LLC
Location:
Covesville, VA 22931
Telephone Number:
+14349770619

Worksite

Address:
5861 Piedmont Apple Lane, Covesville, VA 22931

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24103-882731
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/24/2024

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