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MULTIPLE WORKSITES: Union, Pickaway, Madison, Logan, Licking, Franklin, Fairfield and Delaware counties.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Landscape/Hardscape Laborer. 14 temporary/full-time positions with Outdoor-FX Inc from 1/4/2021 - 10/31/2021. Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools/equipment. Workers must be able to perform a variety of tasks without close supervision, which may include any combination of the following: laying sod, planting shrubs/annuals, digging/hauling topsoil/mulch; installation of mortar-less segmental concrete masonry wall units. May operate equipment under supervision. Must exercise independent judgment; may be asked to demonstrate tasks to other employees but position does not include supervision of other workers. Must lift/carry 75 lbs, when necessary. Requires three months of previous landscape/hardscape experience. The standard work schedule is from 7:30 AM until 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Saturday and Sunday work required, when necessary. Employer will offer 40 hours per week. Employer may offer more than the stated work hours, depending on weather, business needs, and other conditions. Extreme heat, cold, rain, or drought may affect exact working hours. $15.18/hr, overtime at $22.77/hr. Raises and/or bonuses may be offered to any worker in the specified occupation, at the company’s sole discretion, based on individual factors including work performance, skill, and tenure. Workers are paid by check on Friday. Employer makes all payroll deductions required by law. Employer does not envision other workforce-wide payroll deductions. Voluntary deductions must be pre-authorized in writing and may include the following: Voluntary advances and/or loans made to workers, if any, may be repaid by pre-authorized payroll deductions. Employer will deduct for the reasonable fair market value cost of rent and utilities based on number of occupants for workers who voluntarily elect to live in employer-offered housing.
If needed, employer will assist in arranging optional worker-paid lodging for hired foreign
and non-local U.S. workers. Employer will offer daily transportation to and from the worksite from a centralized designated pick-up place at no cost to workers. Use of this transportation is voluntary. Employer provides incidental transport between job sites.
Employer pays in advance or reimburses workers in the first workweek for all government-mandated and visa-related fees (excluding passport fees). For non-local workers (i.e., residing outside normal commuting distance), employer provides advance payment for inbound travel costs no later than upon completion of the first half of the contract (the 50 percent point). Inbound travel includes transportation costs from worker’s permanent residence or place of recruitment to the place of employment, a daily subsistence for meals, and reasonable lodging costs, if applicable. Subsistence reimbursements based on rates specified in the Federal Register (currently $12.68 per day minimum, or $55.00 per day maximum for workers with acceptable receipts). Transportation reimbursements based on worker’s actual cost, not to exceed the most economical common carrier transportation costs for distances involved. Employer provides or pays outbound travel costs to same workers upon completion of the contract period or early dismissal, except where the worker has subsequent employment. Employer guarantees to offer hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total contract period, beginning with the first workday after the worker arrives at the place of employment and ending on the contract end date or any extension thereof. Employer may count all hours worked, as well as any hours offered within the standard work schedule that a worker chooses to not work, up to the maximum number of daily hours on the job order. Workers who voluntarily abandon employment are not entitled to payment for outbound travel costs or the full three-fourths period guarantee described above. Employer will provide without charge company-specific uniform and all tools, supplies and equipment necessary to perform duties assigned.
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