• AGRICULTUREHamilton Growers, I...

AGRICULTUREHamilton Growers, Inc., Norman Park, GA now hiring 200 temporary Farm Workers to work in Colquitt and Cook Counties, GA from 4/3/2017 to 12/31/2017. Hourly wage of $10.62 or piece rates ranging from $0.03 to pack hard squashes into a mesh bag to $100/day to drive a watermelon bus, whichever is higher. Production standards apply. Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, harvest, grade, sort and pack cucumber, cabbage, peppers, eggplant, squash, corn, okra, lettuce, cotton, green beans, watermelons, pickle cucumbers, zucchini, mini sweet peppers, tomatillos, broccolini, cauliflower and peanuts by hand or machine. Perform prolonged walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying 55 lbs. repeatedly. Work outside in inclement weather, especially extreme cold or heat (exceeding 100 degrees) and/or wet weather for extensive periods of time. Must be 18 or older. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Positive results will result in termination. Three months of farmwork experience required. Pre-hiring informational workshops for local workers are held on the first Monday of every month at the GADOL office in Moultrie at 8:00 a.m. beginning on February 6, 2017 and during the hiring period. Interested local workers are encouraged to attend. Orientation will be held on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 a.m and subsequent orientations will be held the second Monday of the month at 8 a.m. In the event that the first or second Monday falls on a holiday, workshops and orientations will be held on the following Tuesday. Equal Opportunity Employer. Three quarters of an average of 40 hrs./wk guaranteed. Tools, supplies and equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided at no cost if outside commuting area. If applicable, transportation and subsistence expense to the job will be paid upon completion of 50% of the employment period, or earlier. Apply for this job by reporting to the nearest SWA in the state in which this ad appeared or contact the Moultrie Career Center, GA Department of Labor, 220 North Main Street, Moultrie, GA 31768, (229) 891-7147, JO# GA1020197576.
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PostedMarch 17, 2017