Tycor Farms, LLC
Lake Park, GA

Plant, cultivate, harvest, grade and pack peppers, cucumbers, squash, beans, eggplant, and cabbage by hand and machine. Use hand tools such as shovels, shears, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks and knives. Duties include counting and checking, planting, transplanting, weeding, staking and stringing crops; laying and taking up plastic. Prepare fields for planting. Manually harvest produce onto conveyor system that is pulled by a tractor. Walk behind conveyor system in field and repeatedly stoop to pick up pepper, squash, cucumbers, eggplant, and cabbage and place on conveyor belt. As conveyor system moves through the field, workers must make sure all products of correct size and maturity on assigned row(s) are picked. Make boxes. Clean, grade, pack, field pack, load and unload harvested products, or place into bins for shipment by size, weight, color or condition. Cucumbers and beans are transported to the packinghouse for washing, grading, sizing and waxing on mechanical line. Workers will sort, grade, size and fill boxes on the cucumber and bean line while standing for prolonged periods of time. On specialty orders, peppers may be brought from the field in RPC containers to the pepper line at the packinghouse and repacked into display boxes. Complete field cleanup activities after harvest. Workers with licenses may transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. Workers are responsible for farm, field and shed sanitation including picking up trash, cleaning packing line, cleaning bathrooms, and sweeping floors. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Work is very fast paced during busy season. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period during which the employer will evaluate workers’ performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker if the employer reasonably finds worker’s performance during the trial period to be unacceptable. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. All terms and conditions included in the job order will apply equally to all workers, both U.S. workers and H-2A workers, employed in the occupation described in this job order. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start 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 anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days. TERMINATION. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period (whichever is applicable), to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer’s reasonable expectations.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  1
Special Requirements:
One month experience harvesting and grading vegetables required. Workers will be required to lift and carry 45 lbs. Work is in extremely hot, cold and/or wet conditions. Perform repetitive walking, stooping, bending and reaching for prolonged periods of time. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer’s expense and is not part of the interview process. TyCor Farms, LLC does not hire persons convicted of sex related, violent or drug related crimes except under extremely limited circumstances. Individual situations will be taken into consideration at the request of an applicant.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Tycor Farms, LLC
Location:  Lake ParkGA 31636
Telephone Number:  +12293372502

Worksite

Address:  Field 2- Corner of Sardis Church Rd. and Lightsey Rd.
        Lake Park, GA 31636
For H2 Jobs, upload DOL Job Order: job_order-290.pdf
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