Pride Harvesting, LLC

Crossville , TN

Farm Workers

Pride Harvesting, LLC
Crossville, TN Full-time
Posted on May 9, 2019

Pride Harvesting, LLC - 40 Temporary workers needed in Rockwood and Crossville, TN from June 18, 2019 through October 15, 2019. Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision.Vegetables- 3 months experience needed in field picking and packing squash, zucchini, and green beans. Workers will harvest, pick and pack squash, zucchini and green beans. Maybe expected to participate in sorting and loading. Field picking and packing. Shovel, haul, spread manure, and dig holes, ditches and trenches. Manually plant, cultivate, harvest, count, load and unload vegetables (squash and zucchini). Workers may also do staking and tying. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to the workers. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. No cell phones usage during working hours. Duties may include transplanting, raking, cleaning around shed area, thinning or pruning crops, cleaning, sorting and packing harvested products. Lifting requirement 5-60 lbs. May repair fences and farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. Work in extreme conditions in outdoor agricultural fields (sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, and cold, humid) while performing their job duties.

Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach and lift. Extensive pulling, pushing and walking. Workers will also do frequent stooping and repetitive movements. Due to possible Date of Need changes, worker is required to purchase travel insurance if available. We will reimburse the worker for transportation cost (including travel insurance) and subsistence to the employer's work site from the place of recruitment upon completion of 50 percent of the contract period. Transportation payment will be no less (and is not required to be more) than the most economical and reasonable common carrier transportation charges for the distances involved. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided the worker on the day work commences or as soon as possible. If the employee is unable or unfit to perform the duties listed after the 14 day pretrial, the employee may receive warnings, hours may be reduced to the minimum allowed in the certified petition or may be terminated. At orientation, we will explain the "Overview of Warnings" and give workers a copy of this form.

Workers may be offered more than the standard hours of work in a single workday. Workers may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Hours of work may increase/decrease depending on crop yield and or weather and can occur at any time throughout the season. The employer may conduct criminal background checks on all new applicants for employment. The highest of $11.63 per hour or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity, 3/4 guarantee, 35 hrs per week, housing and transportation provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each workday. Workers must have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Complete job description can be found at your local SWA/Job Center. Apply for this job at the State Workforce/Job Center office in your area, please call for the nearest office in your area TN (844) 224-5818, GA (404) 232-3567, KY (502) 564-7456, using job order TN773907.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.