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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Vanmeter Strawberry Supply LLC

Clarkson, KY

$15.14 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12708724229
Email address to Apply:
vssh2a4@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Fruit/Vegetable Production: Duties to include, but not limited to: Work in strawberry crop with all aspects of propagation including care of plants. Workers may drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, harvest and store vegetables. Attach farm implements such as plow, disc, and drill to tractor and drive tractor in field to till soil and plant/cultivate crop. Perform variety of other duties such as lubricating and repairing farm machinery. May plan and schedule plowing, cultivating and harvesting operations. Plant, cultivate, harvest, & pack vegetables (boxes, buckets & crates). Lay plastic, setting plants, weeding (w/hoe & by hand), driving stakes, grading/sorting and activities associated with vegetable production. Nursery: Duties including, but not limited to: Performing any combination of the following duties related to preparing soil and growing media, growing crops, and participating in horticultural activities. Drag and spread topsoil, fertilizers, etc. to condition the land. Dig, rake and sift soil and fill cold frame and hot beds to prepare for planting. Plant, spray, weed and water plants, shrubs and trees. Ties, bunches, wraps and packages of flowers, plants and shrubs to complete orders. Cargo trucks for marketing. Work the potting line by transplanting seedlings into retail containers and placing them in the growing area. Assist with delivery of product to customer. Maintenance on agricultural equipment required in operation. Assist in the configuration of the product for the sale of the crop. Alternative Work: General farm maintenance and other duties as necessary in maintaining farming operation. Includes, but not limited to, preparing barns, draining fields, preparing soil for planting, maintenance of implements & equipment & other work as directly related to the harvest activities for which the worker is employed. Also include fixing and emptying and painting of fence/barns. Such work will be offered when weather or harvest conditions prevent work in the primary activities listed above. General Conditions: A normal work week is Tuesday thru Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 03:00p.m. If work is available beyond normal workdays, employer may offer, but not require, worker an opportunity to work additional hours. Workers will report to work at designated time and place as directed by assigned employer each day. workers may be requested to ten (10) hours per day depending on conditions in fields and the maturity of the crops. Also, workers may be requested to work on federal holidays and their Sabbath but will not be required. Workers may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Down time: Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. Worker may be required to work in fields when crops are wet with dew / rain and should have suitable clothing for conditions which include light rain and temperatures ranging from 10 degrees to more than 100 degrees. Workers should be able to stand, bend, stoop and work for prolonged periods of time and be physically fit to perform duties as assigned. Care must always be exercised to prevent bruising or with any use of equipment.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
Physically able to bend, stoop, and able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Physically able to meet and perform all job specifications. May be required to take random drug and / or alcohol tests, at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. All testing and background check will occur after employment has started and is not a part of the interview process. May be required to submit a criminal background check, at no cost to the worker. Felony convictions that employer reasonably believes, consistent with current law, will impair the safety and living conditions of other workers or other individuals on the farm will result in immediate termination. Failure to comply with request for criminal background check may result in immediate termination of employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Vanmeter Strawberry Supply LLC
Location:
Clarkson, KY 42726
Telephone Number:
+16158876229

Worksite

Address:
164 Old Penia Loop Rd, Clarkson, KY 42726

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24135-992315
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/17/2024

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