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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

J & P Harvest, Inc.

Oxford, WI

$18.50 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636733154
Email address to Apply:
pflc468@aol.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assign duties as instructed by their supervisor. Workers must have the correct type of license required by State and Federals laws, and drivers responsible for transporting workers will be required to have a valid and unexpired Federal Farm Labor Contractor or Federal Farm Labor Contractor Employee Registration with driving authorization. Will be responsible for operating the vehicles used to move crops on the farm. Workers will operate equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, irrigation equipment, machinery to haul crops, supplies, tools, farmworkers, plant, cultivate, harvest, till soil and store crops. Must be able to detect equipment malfunctions and notify the supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Must be able to safely operate the buses that are used to transport workers to and from work sites. Operate forklifts and equipment used to move supplies and harvesting equipment in the field. Maintain harvest equipment. The alternative work if needed will be to assist with general farm work and the manual labor with the crops. Sweet Potatoes Plantation: Workers will select large sweet potato plant from the beds; they will cut the plant and place into a basket. Once the basket is full and tight the process will be done again. The worker must be able to complete three baskets every hour. Workers will then plant sweet potato by machine and by hand. When planting by machine the worker will repeatedly set a plant on the butterfly device that holds the plant. The plant end must stick out of the butterfly device at least 2-3 inches in order to be planted correctly. When done by hand the worker will walk down the field make a 3 inch hole in the ground, place the plant in the hole, and cover the hole firmly, and space each hole about 10 inches apart repeatedly throughout the daily shift. Sorting potatoes: Potatoes will be harvested by machine and put in a conveyor belt; workers will stand by the conveyor belt and sort the potatoes by size and quality at the same time workers will need to remove debris. Planting of fruits and vegetables: A tractor will go over the fields making holes for the plants, workers will grab a tray of plants from the truck, walking down the rows the worker will put one plants per hole, when finish with the tray, the worker will walk back to the truck and grab another tray of plants, repeating the process through the work day. Harvesting of Fruit and Vegetables: Once at the picking location, doing a row at a time, workers will move down the rows plucking the crop from the plants and putting them in a container. Once the container is full the worker will take the container to the truck and dump the content. The worker will go back to his picking area and fill his container up again, repeating the process through the work day. Pumpkin Harvesting: the worker will walk down the pumpkin field rows where the pumpkin will be harvested. The worker will first cut the vine off the pumpkin with a small knife. The worker will bend over harvesting the pumpkin which can vary in weight from 20lbs to 60lbs from the ground and tossing the pumpkin to the worker next to him and this worker will toss the pumpkin to the next worker and so on, until the pumpkin is then tossed to the person inside the bus who will place the pumpkin on the floor. Packing: When the bus is full, it will be taken to the packing house where the workers will unload the crops and put it in a conveyer belt that will transport the crops into the packing house where it will be separated by size, labeled and packed.
Job Classification:
53-3053.00 - Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

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:
1
Special Requirements:
This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
J & P Harvest, Inc.
Location:
Adams, WI 53910
Telephone Number:
+18636733154

Worksite

Address:
2685 5th Ave, Oxford, WI 53952

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24109-900573
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/29/2024

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