Vermont Department of Labor Farmworkers & Laborers- Crop in Hinesburg, Vermont

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: All applicants must able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in the job order and must be available for the entire period of employment starting 05/15/2018 through 10/31/2018. Workers are needed to plant, maintain and harvest various vegetable crops, and greenhouse tomatoes. Workers may perform greenhouse tomato production including harvesting, grading, suckering, lowering, clipping and thinning. Workers will perform field work including, planting, transplanting, weeding, thinning, hoeing and other tasks required in the planting, maintaining, and harvesting of various vegetable and fruit crops. Workers may sort, wash, pack and otherwise prepare various crops for storage and shipping, as well as transport and deliver various crops from field to farm and/or retail stand. Workers will load and unload trucks and other farm vehicles, setup and operate various irrigation equipment, and cut brush and other vegetation in and around fields, buildings and equipment. The employer will provide 1 day of training and 2 days of work for the worker to satisfactorily demonstrate proficiency in performing the duties described in this job description. Workers must be able to work in various extreme weather conditions from damp and cold spring and fall days to hot and humid summer days. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to stand, bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods of time. Workers must be able to lift and carry upto 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Workers must be available for work Monday through Saturday. Daily beginning and ending times will vary depending on crop and other conditions. The employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform assigned duties. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English.