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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Vegetable Planting, Harvesting, Packing, and Field Work

S. SANCHEZ HARVESTING, INC.

PIKEVILLE, TN

$15.14 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12393228781
Email address to Apply:
ssanchezharvesting@outlook.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
The worker will perform job duties as assigned by supervisor. They will vary from time to time depending on crop ripening and weather. The vegetable season is temporary and will last from May to July. The worker must be able to work outside for 7 hours a day in all kinds of weather including, but not limited to extreme cold and hot conditions, direct sunlight, and rain. Workers must have the required physical strength and endurance to repeat the process rapidly and skillfully involved in this type of work. Workers will perform prolonged walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying 0-75 lbs. Planting- The worker will go down the fields carrying trays of transplants or seeds and plant them individually in the prepared planting bed by bending down and planting the transplants in the ground. This process will be repeated until all planting has been completed. Pepper and Jalapeno Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row carrying a harvesting bucket, bend down and look for the ripe peppers, gently twist them off the bush and place them in the harvesting bucket or in plastic bags. The worker then takes the full bucket or full boxes of peppers over to the loading truck and hands it to the truck loader to dump the bucket into large plastic bins or to place on the truck. The empty bucket is given back or a new box to the worker and the process is started again. Cabbage Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row, bend down and look for the ripe cabbage and cut the crop off the plant with a knife and place them in packing cardboard box. The Cabbage may be wrapped in plastic wrap before being placed in box. The worker then takes the full box to the loader on the loading truck. They are given an empty box and the process is started again. Tomato Hand Harvesting-In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row, bend down, and look for the ripe tomatoes and cut the crop off the plant by twisting and pulling. The tomato is then placed in boxes. The workers take the full box to the loader on the loading truck. They take the box and give the worker an empty box and the process is started again. Cucumber & Pickling Cucumber Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row carrying a harvesting bucket or box and bend down and look for the ripe cucumbers, gently twist them off the vine and place them in the harvesting bucket or box. Some cucumber may be put in plastic bags or cartons before it is packed in the box. The worker then takes the full bucket or box of cucumbers over to the loading truck and hands it to the truck loader to dump the bucket into large plastic bins or to leave the full boxes on the truck. The empty bucket or box is given back to the worker and the process is started again. Squash, Hard Squash, and Eggplant Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row carrying a harvesting box, bend down and look for the ripe squash or eggplant and cut the crop off the vine with a knife and place them in the harvesting box. The squash may be bagged before being placed in the box. The worker then takes the full box of squash or eggplant to the loading truck. An empty box is given back to the worker and the process is started again.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
The worker must be responsible and consistent on the job. The worker must be able to lift 0-75 lbs., walk, bend, and stoop continuosly throughout the day and work in all kinds of weather.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
S. SANCHEZ HARVESTING, INC.
Location:
IMMOKALEE, FL 34142
Telephone Number:
+12393228407

Worksite

Address:
3687 NEW HARMONY RD., PIKEVILLE, TN 37367

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24126-958107
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Round Tomatoes Hand Harvested & Field Packed - $1.50 Per 25 lb. Box. 6 Boxes Per Hour. The Average Hourly Rate of Pay Per Hour Per Worker is $9.00. Guaranteed Rate $15.14/hour
Date Posted:
5/28/2024

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