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Junior Harvesting LLC

Lyons, GA

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  192
Perform manual labor to plant, harvest, pack and stage onions, corn, broccoli and pecans. Perform manual labor to plant, harvest and grade watermelon and cucumbers. Transplant, harvest and pack dry onions, salad onions and onion plants. Maintain and harvest pecan crops. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning or pruning crops. Hand pick cucumbers. Place produce into bucket, once bucket is full worker will carry to dumper. Produce will be graded during harvest and packed in the field or taken to packing house to be graded and packed. Plant watermelon by hand placing seed into pre-dug hole and covering hole with dirt. Walk through field, cut watermelon off of vine and turn sideways according to supervisor’s instructions. Go back through the field or 2nd group of workers will walk through field and pick up pre-cut watermelons and toss to another worker that will catch the watermelon and place gently into a bus. Watermelons are taken to the packing house and unloaded onto a conveyor to be graded and packed. Remove sticks from pecan orchard. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, shears and wheel barrows. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Pick up old pecans in the field to be hauled off. Remove unwanted weeds by hand in orchard. Operate tractors to harvest crop. Operate forklifts and other equipment. Cut and move broken branches. Pull, bundle, bag and throw bags of onions onto wagon that is moving through the field. Ride on wagon and toss out bundles of onions to be planted. Place onion plant into predug hole and cover up hole with hand. Open fields by moving onions from one row to another row to open up a driveway for the machinery. Hand harvest onions. Clip top and bottom of onion, place in bucket, once bucket is full worker will carry to dumper. Count and check onions. Dumper will empty bucket and give the harvester back the empty bucket with a token/ticket. Onions are unloaded at the packing house to be graded and packed. Workers will also peel onions if machine doesn’t peel onion correctly and freeze. Workers will also peel salad onions by hand or with scissors. Pull corn off of stalk and place into crate. Once 48-ear crate is full, close lid and twist wire to hold closed. Take crate to worker on wagon and worker on wagon will take crate and stack on wagon. Worker will receive a token for every 48-ear crate. Grade, sort or classify harvested products on an assembly line according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Discard inferior or defective products and or foreign matter while leaving acceptable products on conveyer for further processing. Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Close containers/boxes and record grade and/or identification numbers. Measure, weigh and count products and materials. Stack boxes/containers onto pallet. Assemble boxes and build pallets. Workers will be working in an assembly line during the grading and packing process. Cut, bundle, band and toss bundled broccoli into wagon and receive a token for each bundle. Clean and maintain containers, materials, supplies, and work areas. Assist in grounds keeping tasks which include cutting grass, weed eating, hedge trimming and maintenance of equipment in packing shed. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices Policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  Three months of verifiable farmwork experience required. Work outside in extreme weather conditions including hot, cold and/or wet weather. Walk, sit, bend, stoop, reach, push and pull for extended periods of time. Lift, carry and load up to 50 lbs. Must be 18 or older. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employers expense and is not part of the interview process.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Junior Harvesting LLC
Location:  Lyons, GA 30436
Telephone Number:  +19125374266

Worksite Address:

764 Lawson Road, Lyons, GA 30436

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