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Harvesting Farm Labor Job in Edon, Ohio US

Harvesting Farm Labor

Confidential Posting - Edon, OH

Posted: 7/21/2021 - Expires: 10/7/2021

Job ID: 229745812

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Job Description

Reference this job order number when inquiring about this position. Inquiries must be made prior to 10/07/2021.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be available the entire work period of 09/15/2021-10/30/2021. Must agree to work Mon-Sunday, 5 hours per day. 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.

OPENINGS: 50

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  This job requires exposure to extreme temperatures, ability to lift 80 lbs., repetitive movements, extensive walking, frequent stooping, extensive pushing and pulling.

 JOB DUTIES: Handling manual tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Vegetables: The worker will have the task of planting vegetable plants, which requires workers to be bent over for long periods of time for many hours per day. The worker, in order to perform this kind of work, must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, the employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. To harvest watermelon or vegetables by hand, the worker will walk down the field rows where the product will be harvested. The worker will first cut the vine off the watermelon or vegetable with a small knife and turn the watermelon over or place the vegetable in their bucket. For watermelon: The worker will bend over harvesting the ripe watermelon which can vary in weight from 20lbs to 60lbs from the ground and tossing the watermelon to the worker next to him and this worker will toss the watermelon to the next worker and so on, until the watermelon is then tossed the person inside the bus who will place the watermelon on the floor, loaded buses will be transported by farm field driver to the packing location on the farm. For Vegetables: worker will carry a bucket or bin up and down field, buckets and bins can weigh up to 80lbs, once bucket/bin is full worker will take it to the field truck and pick up empty container and repeat. Workers on vegetable truck will empty buckets/bins into larger bins. Pumpkin: The worker will have the task of planting vegetable plants, which requires be bent over for long periods of time for many hours per day. The worker, in order to perform this kind of work, must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, the employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. Packing: When the trailer is full, it will be taken to the packing house where the workers will unload the Pumpkin put it in a convener belt that will transport the Pumpkin into the packing house where it will be separated by size, labeled and packed by workers. Driver will move/drive in field buses only. Driver will drive harvesting (cut downs) buses through the field roads only, drivers will not be allowed to drive on public roads. Drivers will drive the length of the field as many time as needed to fill buses with product. Drivers will move at a slow pace a the field workers will be hand loading the harvesting bus being driven. Drivers will then park full buses at the entrance/exit of the field and retrieve an empty to bus to repeat the process of filling a harvesting bus.

EMPLOYER ASSURANCES:

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 INSURANCEProvided.

TOOLS, SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT: Tools, supplies, and equipment needed to complete the job will be provided by the employer at no cost to the worker.

ALL ASSURANCES AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT MUST BE REVIEWED BY THE JOB SEEKER PRIOR TO REFERRAL TO THE EMPLOYER. THEY ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT YOUR NEAREST OhioMeansJobs Centers.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time
Job type:
Agriculture, H-2A, FLC
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
First
Job Reference Code
N/A
Salary
$15.31 - $0.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
N/A
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4