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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker Laborer and Crop

Moon Valley Farm Inc

Woodsboro, MD

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14102070241
Email address to Apply:
hello@moonvalleyfarm.net
Web address to Apply:
mwejobs.maryland.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Will prune, plant, cultivate, irrigate, fertilize, harvest and sort crops, while working outside in all types of weather. Must be able to use hand tools such as: shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. The employer, at no cost, will provide any tools or equipment necessary to perform required tasks to the worker. Duties may include tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, mulching, applying and removing row covers, thinning, or pruning crops; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Harvest vegetables according to size, shape and degree of maturity. Place vegetables into field containers. All work must be performed carefully according to instructions to avoid damage or harm to crops. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, participate in irrigation activities and other farm related activities. Must be able to work outdoors in dusty and dirty conditions, in extremes of heat and cold and in inclement weather. Must be able to crouch, bend, and sit on the ground, and lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds. Must be able to listen to, understand and follow simple instructions of field leaders and supervisor. This job requires three months (or 480 hours) of verifiable prior experience. The employer will comply with re-entry restrictions applicable to pesticides and other chemicals used in the fields. Workers may not report for work while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol (exception is made for moderate alcohol consumption in company housing during non-working hours) on company property is prohibited and will be cause for termination. Tasks will be related to a diverse variety of fruit and vegetable crops.
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:
During busy planting/harvest season workers may be requested to start earlier and work more than the scheduled 37 hours per week, including holidays. When weather is hot, starting and quitting times may be shifted to earlier or later in the day. This may vary depending on crop and weather conditions. To ensure availability of workers 7 days a week there will be 3 different work crew schedules. Work crews will be assigned to work 7 am - 3 pm either Mon-Fri, Sun-Thurs, or Sat to Wed.
Number of Hours Per Week:
37
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Moon Valley Farm Inc
Company Name:
Moon Valley Farm Inc
Location:
Woodsboro, MD 21798
Telephone Number:
+14102070241

Worksite

Address:
9700 Gravel Hill Road, Woodsboro, MD 21798

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24136-998895
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/16/2024

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