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Old Tavern Farm, LLC

Quinton, VA

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  4
Vegetable Worker. Pull weeds/chop: Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Cultivate and hand-harvest seasonal fruits and mixed vegetables. Workers may be required to do any other manual task involved in the production of seasonal fruits and mixed vegetable crops. All work must be performed carefully according to instruction to avoid damage to product. Duties may include cleaning, packing, loading and unloading harvested product and farm supplies. Duties may include work in greenhouse. Prepare propagation trays and plant seeds in starter greenhouse or high tunnel. Will water starter plants as directed. Plant started plants or seed by hand or while riding a tractor-drawn planter. Lay plastic mulch and irrigation lines. Remove mulch at end of season. May feed, water and tend to livestock. May construct trellises, stake plants, repair fences, farm buildings and other structures, or participate in irrigation activities including digging ditches for drainage or to run water lines. Field grade, sort, or classify harvested fruit and vegetables by size, weight, color, or condition. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Wash and sanitize picking containers and picking knives. Cut grass with lawnmowers and trimmers around barns, pond, grass waterways, fields, under fences and farm roadside edges. May fertilize and spray with backpack sprayers. May assist in delivery of harvested product to customers. May operate and perform minor maintenance and repairs on farm vehicles, implements and equipment. Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting. Operate farm vehicles to haul crops and drive other farmworkers from place to place around the farm properties (including on public roads to reach farmer’s fields) during the workday. May operate truck with GVWR of less than 13 tons to deliver crops produced on the farm (in its unmanufactured state) to storage or to market or to a carrier for transportation to market. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid driver’s license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  No
Special Requirements:  Prolonged walking standing, bending, stooping and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. The use or possession or being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol during working time is prohibited. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. of product. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Must commit to work for the entire contract period. Workers are expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop
Number of Hours Per Week:  42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Old Tavern Farm, LLC
Location:  Quinton, VA 23141
Telephone Number:  +18043823522

Worksite Address:

8400 S Quaker Rd, Quinton, VA 23141

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