Reference this job order number when inquiring about this position. Inquiries must be made prior to 08/01/2021.
REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be available the entire work period of 5/3/2021-10/30/2021. Must agree to work Mon-Fri, 7 hours per day, Sat, 5 hours. Employer will provide transportation from employer provided living quarters to work site every day. Must read, and agree to, all terms and conditions of employment prior to a referral to the employer.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have at least 2 months of verifiable experience in all job duties. This job requires exposure to extreme temperatures, ability to lift 75 lbs., repetitive movements, extensive walking, frequent stooping, extensive pushing and pulling, drug screen.
JOB DUTIES: Handling manual tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. GENERAL FARM LABOR 1. General Maintenance: Workers will conduct various farm maintenance and field clean up tasks such as raking brush, picking up rocks and roots, and mowing grass, on farm as directed. Worker will repair, clean and sanitize harvest buckets, bags, bins, and equipment as instructed. 2. Farm Equipment Care: Worker will be responsible for general repairs and maintenance of farm equipment and irrigation on the farm. Worker will repair farm equipment using shop tools such as a torch, power saw, air impact, and wrench. 3. Greenhouse and High Tunnel Construction: Worker will be required to use hand tools, such as hammers, screwdrivers, saws, wrenches, levels, drills, and impacts, for the construction of metal-framed greenhouses and high tunnels. Worker will lay out metal hoops as directed. Worker will stand hoop upright and place into ground at a depth using a post driver or sledge hammer. Worker will be required to work on step ladders up to eight feet in height. Worker will assist in installing metal framing and bracing of the structures. Worker will install and/or remove plastic coverings. Workers may be asked at times to jointly lift up to 120 pounds of plastic from truck. Worker may assist in the installation of fans, louvers, and other electrical components as assigned by supervisor. 4. Building/repairing animal barrier fencing: Worker will dig and clean out holes to set wooden fencing posts, either by hand or using tractor mounted post-hole digger, to the required depth. Worker will set posts in hole and level as another worker fills and tamps around post until hole is full and post is solid. Worker will unroll fencing material and attach to posts with nails, screws or wire as needed and as directed by supervisor with provided tools. Worker may install electric fence posts and electric wire, and other animal scare devices or animal barriers. Worker may also have to install metal fence posts using a 20-pound hand-driver to pound posts in to ground. Worker may be required to lift up to 60 pounds of fencing material individually or up to 120 pounds jointly. Pay will be hourly. TUNNEL ASSEMBLE AND DISASSEMBLE: Workers will be required to move productively along the row as instructed by supervisor in the following steps. Worker will roll back tunnel plastic and securely pin the sides every 4 feet as directed by supervisor. Worker will lay out hoop wire as directed. Worker will stand wire upright; place into ground at a depth instructed by supervisor ensuring wire is even and vertical. After tunnel is prepared, worker will plant as described in Field Planting/Seeding description below. After planting, worker will raise plastic, close the sides and pin securely to wire as directed. Worker may be required to close and open tunnel as directed by supervisor. For removal, worker will remove and collect pins and dump into storage bins. Worker will pull out wire into bundles and place back onto wire racks as directed. Worker will cut ends of clear plastic with knife as to not disturb the black plastic and then pull clear plastic out of ground as instructed by supervisor. Pay will be hourly.
BOARD ARRANGEMENTS: Employer will furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities so workers are able to prepare their own meals. The employer will provide transportation to assure workers access to stores where they can purchase groceries.
HOUSING: Employer-provided housing is available for all workers who live outside a reasonable daily driving distance.
TRANSPORTATION TO WORK SITE: The employer will provide transportation for all workers living in the employer-provided housing to and from the daily work site(s).
WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE: Provided.
TOOLS, SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT: Tools, supplies, and equipment needed to complete the job will be provided by the employer at no cost to the worker.
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