Desired Skills/Duties: Landscape Laborer
This is a full-time, temporary position. This job order may lead to the filing of an H-2B application.Disclosure of job order & Notice of Worker Rights can be viewed at the OMJ Centers.
MULTIPLE WORKSITES: Begin in Newbury Townhip, Geauga County, OH 44065 @ $16.35/hr. Continue into the couny(ies) Ashland, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Summit, & Trumbull counties of OH; and North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous), Cleveland-Elyrica OH, Akron OH, & Youngstown-Warren-Boardman OH-PA areas
NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 100
JOB DESCRIPTION: Caring for established lawns by mowing, trimming, edging, mulching, aerating, weeding, removing thatch, litter & debris. Trimming hedges & edges around walks, flower beds & wells. Using hedge trimmers, clippers & edging tools. Pruning shrubs & trees to shape & improve growth. Spraying lawns, shrubs & trees to fertilize. Planting trees, shrubs, flowers & grass. Watering trees, shrubs, flowers, lawns during dry periods, using hose or activating sprinkler system & other related Landscape Laborer activities as per SOC/OES 37-3011 (onetonline.org).
REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 due to insurance. Must show proof of legal authority to work in the U.S. Drug/Alcohol/Tobacco free work zone. Perform physical activities such as: lift, balance, walk, stoop, handle, position, move, manipulate materials use static strength to exert max muscle force to lift, push, pull, carry objects up to 60lbs (possible 2-person). No minimum education requirement. On-the-job training available. All applicants must be able, willing, qualified to perform work described and must be available for the entire period specified and work throughout all areas of intended employment. Based on Employer's discretion/cost: Worker may have random drug/alcohol testing during employment: positive test/ refusal to abide = dismissal. Employer's contracts may require a possible background check; should a background be required, the employer will cover the cost of the background check (possible background check POST-HIRE). Exposure to extreme temperatures.
WORK HOURS: 6:00AM-2:30PM. 40+ (plus) to include lunch break, M-F. Possible weekend/holiday work. (Overtime possible, but not required or guaranteed. If overtime is worked, wage is paid at a rate of time and a half per hour worked beyond 40 hours each week.) Outdoors, exposed to weather; must be capable of doing physically strenuous labor for long hours, occasionally in extreme heat or cold. Variable weather conditions apply; hours may fluctuate (+/-), possible downtime and/or OT. Overtime not required. This employer will also comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws pertaining to overtime hours.
DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: 4/1/21-11/30/21
ON THE JOB TRAINING PROVIDED: Short period of OJT
WAGE OFFER: $16.35-$27.50per hour. Overtime at $24.53-$41.25 per hour. A single workweek will be used to compute wages due. Paid weekly.
OVERTIME INFORMATION: OT possible
PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS: All deductions from the worker’s paycheck required by law will be made. At employer's disretion: possible cash advances (to be deducted from worker's paycheck).
BOARD, LODGING, OR FRINGE BENEFITS No board, lodging, or fringe benefits apply.
DAILY TRANSPORTATION (OPTIONAL) Workers are responsible for daily transportation to and from the designated pick-up location. Employer will then provide each work crew with daily transportation among the worksite locations.
FIRST WORKWEEK GUARANTEE Workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visas, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (except passport fees).
Inbound / Outbound Transportation and Subsistence If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period, the employer will reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, the employer will provide or pay for the worker’s reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or where the employer has appropriately reported a worker’s voluntary abandonment of employment. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Daily meals will be provided at a rate of at least $12.68per day during travel to a maximum of $55.00per day with receipts.
Provision of Tools, Supplies, and Equipment The employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job.
Single Workweek for PayThe employer will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due.
THREE-FOURTHS GUARANTEE (Optional)The employer guarantees to offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period.
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