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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Laborer

Onsite Ag Services

Accomack, VA

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18633827502
Email address to Apply:
ricky@onsitesvcs.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
The farm worker position includes duties associated with the harvesting and packing of watermelons, honeydew melons and canteloupes. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 75 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. It also includes making important decisions based on size, coloring, and ripeness according to prescribed standards. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team-based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the fresh produce grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. Job Specifications Watermelons/Honeydew Melons/Canteloupes: Workers will be assigned a row or series of rows and required to select and pick produce according to criteria outlined and demonstrated by managers such as size, coloring, and ripeness. They will be responsible for in-field grading and discarding of poor quality, rotting, and/or over-ripened produce. Workers will gently load the good quality produce into containers, taking care to avoid damage or bruising. Help with post-harvest cleanup including pulling, piling, and sorting plastic from the rows in the field. Farm and Field Sanitation: Workers may be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, and other similar farm sanitation as part of SOPs and SSOPs within Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), Good Handling Practices (GHPs), and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for Food Safety. This includes personal hygiene and handling the fruit in the field with an emphasis on food safety, sanitizing all harvesting tools and keeping the fields as clean as possible. Workers may be responsible for pulling plastic, picking up trash, cleaning bins and other similar farm sanitation.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Onsite Ag Services
Location:
Sebring, FL 33870
Telephone Number:
+18633827502

Worksite

Address:
24085 Custis Neck Rd - Del Monte, Accomack, VA 23301

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24142-021461
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Watermelons: for a 24" x38"x47" bin at net 650 lbs/2 bins per hour/ estimated wage of $12.24 per hour
Date Posted:
6/5/2024

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