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Tomato Farmworker + Shuttle Driver

Shelton and Sons Farms Inc

Morristown, TN

$16.55 per hour


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Job Description

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Tomato farmworker + Shuttle Driver: Workers will perform a number of various duties associated with planting, cultivating, hand-harvesting and post-harvest activities. NO TOMATO PACKING. Pull weeds/chop: Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Pre-harvest activities may include staking, tying, transplanting and pruning. Post-harvest activities include removal of plastic and irrigation drip. Workers will cut string from stakes and then pull, pile and load tomato stakes. Load and unload crops and farm materials. May operate and perform minor maintenance and repairs on farm vehicles, implements and equipment. May repair fences, greenhouses, farm buildings and other structures, or perform irrigation activities. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Mow grass and operate trimmer around farm buildings, ponds, grass waterways, fields, under fences and farm roadside edges. Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting. Operate farm vehicles to haul crops and drive other farmworkers from place to place around the farm properties (including on public roads to reach farmer?s fields) during the workday. All workers are required to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly important when touching crops for human consumption. Workers are required to cleanse their hands by washing thoroughly with soap and water before entering field for harvest activities and after each break. Smoking and the use of tobacco products prohibited during working time. Workers are expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or worker?s supervisor. May operate light truck or van off the farm and over the road to drive themselves or other farmworkers from place to place. Worker may pick up workers from different housing sites or pick up points and take them to assigned work site, and at the end of the work day take them back to the housing site or pick up point. Driving is not a different job and the farmworker who drives performs field worker duties when not driving. May make trips to grocery stores, laundromat, bank, airport, bus terminal, and governmental agencies, medical and dental offices and so forth. May move portable toilets between fields and re-stock sanitation supplies. Clean, fill and maintain water cooler dispenser with ice for workers. Employer assures that driver will be paid the offered wage rate for actual driving time, trips to the gas station, and time spent maintaining the vehicle.
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

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Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result required before starting work. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 75 lbs. in field. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Must be 18 years old. Must possess current valid drivers license (minimum Class D or its foreign equivalent) to legally operate passenger vehicles on public highways in Tennessee.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Shelton and Sons Farms Inc
Marshall, NC 28753
Telephone Number:


5424 Enka Hwy, Morristown, TN 27814

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Additional Wage Information:
Per 100 feet, set tomatoes. Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent is $15.60 based on average 13 piece rate units per hour. Actual piece rate earnings depend on individual factors. Guaranteed $16.55/hr.
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