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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker; Diversified 45-2092.00

Moreno Family Produce Inc

Rutherfordton, NC

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
828-551-0956
Email address to Apply:
morenofamilyproduce.ac@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
38
Job Duties:
Worker must possess the physical strength and endurance (ability to continue or last) to repeat the harvest process though out the workday, working quickly and skillfully to perform activities assigned during that activity. Workers must work at a sustained (continuing for an extended period of time without interruption), vigorous pace (quick and steady) and make bona fide efforts (made in earnest intent) to work efficiently (performing or functions in the best possible manner with the least waste of time and effort) and consistently (same way for a long time) that are reasonable under the climatic and other working conditions, Workers may not leave trash, or other discarded items in work areas or vehicles but must dispose of such items in provided receptacles. Workers must wash hands with soap and water after all bathroom and meal breaks. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, pesticide spray residues, or related chemicals may hinder a worker’s ability to perform required duties. All pesticides and related chemicals will be applied according to EPA, OSHA, and Worker Protection Standard regulations Crops: Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Cucumber, and Squash. Workers will work in irrigation (setting up, repairing and taking apart), Tractor Operation, Pruning and staking. Workers will clear fields including pickup up plastic mulch, removing stakes and twine. Workers will sort product, running product through sorting belt, packing product and prepare product for shipment. Workers will load and unload product. Workers will pick and pack product in the field. They will perform cleaning duties, including cleaning of the sorting belt, the warehouse that will include dispose of trash, sweeping and washing floors. Pressure washing walls and cooler, and hose down the cooler and other general maintenance for the warehouse. Hand held tools: workers will use a variety of hand held tools such as knives, hoes, shovels, and other equipment that may cause injuries. Workers are required to take care and use good agricultural practices to ensure their safety and the safety of fellow workers. Workers are not to engage in horseplay at any time. Workers are expected to begin work early in the mornings except with picking tomatoes. If it is necessary for workers to work in the rain, the employer will provide works, without cost to them, appropriate rain gear. Workers should not have allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, pesticide sprays residues or related chemicals. Farm, and Field Sanitation: All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping and mopping floors and other farm and warehouse sanitation duties. Workers will pressure wash walls, cooler and other areas as needed. Farm Equipment Operation During Field Operations: Workers may be required to operate tractors and other farm equipment during field operations as an incidental activity in the production of crops. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation of tractor. Workers will be required to operate tractors according to instructions and in a manner, that protects the operator, other workers, trees, crops and equipment. Workers that are properly licensed may operate farm vehicles on public roadways and will use company vehicles to transport employers’ crops, tools and fellow workers. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination.
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:
All applicants must have at least 3 months experience hand harvesting a perishable crop. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers are subject to random drug testing post-hire at no cost to the employee. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Moreno Family Produce Inc
Location:
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Telephone Number:
+18287347187

Worksite

Address:
660 Jay White Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24109-902536
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/2/2024

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