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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Tomato Farmworker

Shelton and Sons Farms Inc

Morristown, TN

$15.14 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14234833528
Email address to Apply:
priscilla.blackwell2@outlook.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
62
Job Duties:
Tomato farmworker: 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. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid driver?s license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license. 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.
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:
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. The use or possession or being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol during working time is prohibited. 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 may be required post-hire and before commencing 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.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Shelton and Sons Farms Inc
Location:
Marshall, NC 28753
Telephone Number:
+14234833528

Worksite

Address:
5424 Enka Hwy, Morristown, TN 27814

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24114-915431
Multiple Worksites:
No
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 $15.14/hr.
Date Posted:
5/2/2024

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