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Clanton, AL 35045
Temporary job 03/11/2019 – 08/30/2019
Working for any one of three employers –
Vernon Keith Evans dba Evans Farms, 3358 County Road 59, Verbena, AL 36091;
Larry Scott Penton dba Penton Farms LLC, 364 County Road 57, Verbena, AL 36091;
Wise Vegetation Management LLC, 2259 County Road 47, Clanton, AL 35045
Workers will perform various duties, all associated with planting, cultivating, and harvesting the crops grown on the employers farms. Workers may be required to operate farm equipment incidental to the employers farming operation.
Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields for harvest activities.
Vegetables, Peaches, Plums, Melons, Pumpkins:
Workers will plant, cultivate, prune, thin and harvest the employers’ crops. Workers will remove weeds by hand or with hoe. Workers will bend and stoop to pick crops according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) pounds and empty into field bin or load onto trailer. May be required to pull and discard culls as directed by supervisor. Pickers will take care not to bruise or scar produce. Pre-harvest activities may include staking, tying, transplanting and pruning. Workers may be required to train vine plants. Workers may install and remove black plastic from at bedding areas. Workers will be working both outside and in high tunnels, and greenhouses.
Farm Equipment Operation:
Workers may be required to operate tractors and other farm equipment during daily operations, as an incidental activity. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, workers will be instructed in the safety and operation of the tractor before driving the tractor. Tractors should be driven in a manner to protect operator, other workers, products, trees, crops, and equipment. Repeated failure to obey safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination.