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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers

Hamilton Growers, Inc.

Evensville, TN

$15.14 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12297693676
Email address to Apply:
mariana@southernvalley.us
Web address to Apply:
jobs4tn.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
129
Job Duties:
Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, harvest, grade, sort and pack cucumbers, cabbage, peppers, eggplant, squash, corn, okra, cotton, green beans, watermelons, broccoli, cilantro, pickle cucumbers, tomatillos, lettuce, cauliflower, peanuts, and tomatoes by hand or machine. Pre-harvest duties include tilling soil, planting, re-planting, cultivating, watering, pruning, weeding, using shears, knives, and other various cultivation tools. Apply chemicals and fertilizers. Install, maintain, operate, regulate, and repair irrigation equipment. Install or remove items required in plasticulture. Install or remove stakes, wire, netting, or string. Remove or clean plant debris or vines from ground or trellises. Train vines or plants on strings or trellises. Determine produce sustainability for harvest based on size, degree of maturity, or market standards. Record information about crops. Harvest produce using tools such as knives, clippers, and shears. Banding techniques will be included during harvest at times. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self- propelled machinery to plow, harrow, fertilize, apply chemicals, plant, cultivate, or harvest crops. Operate, repair, and maintain farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment. Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures. Grade, sort, wash, select, label, or pack harvested products into bags or boxes. Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting. Crops may be harvested and field packed or loaded and transported to the packinghouse for storage and post-harvest treatment of crops. Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, handtrucks, forklifts, or transfer augers. Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks. Stack boxes onto pallets, transport vehicles, or trailers. Count and check harvested products. Use hammers, wire clippers, and other tools to construct trellises. Clean and maintain all grounds and facilities. Regulate, maintain, and repair irrigation systems. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honeybees, 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 makes every effort to provide a safe workplace, including taking steps to protect workers from the spread of COVID-19. In accordance with those efforts, all federal, state and local COVID-19 workplace rules and requirements are recognized and must be followed as a condition of employment. All employees or tentative employees traveling from outside the commuting area should have evidence of adherence to all travel requirements imposed by the United States government, including but not limited to meeting any specific COVID-19 vaccination requirements for air travel and travel from another country across a land border. After arrival, any request for an exception to any workplace safety policy must be given to the employer in writing prior to beginning work or as soon as practically possible. Orientation will be held on June 10, 2024, at 8:00a.m. at the main office and subsequent orientations will be held the second Monday of the month at 8:00a.m. If the second Monday falls on a holiday, orientations will be held on the following Tuesday. Workshops and interviews may be held via phone or in person by appointment only.
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 walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying 55 lbs. repeatedly. Work outside in inclement weather, especially extreme cold or heat (exceeding 100 degrees) and/or wet weather for extensive periods of time. 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. Positive results will result in termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Hamilton Growers, Inc.
Location:
Norman Park, GA 31771
Telephone Number:
+12297693676

Worksite

Address:
Packing Shed- 450 Dunn Cemetery Rd., Evensville, TN 37332

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24108-897607
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
1. Incentive: Green Beans, harvest into RPC, per RPC - Estimated hourly wage equivalent is $13.81 per hour. Actual piece rate earnings depend on individual factors. Guaranteed minimum of AEWR.
Date Posted:
4/18/2024

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