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Field Worker

Waikele Farms Inc.

Kunia, HI

$15.56 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18086881426
Email address to Apply:
arlene-thefarms@hawaiiantel.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
125
Job Duties:
Perform a variety of duties associated with seasonal farming and harvesting of fruits and vegetables in support of a diversified crop farming operation. The position frequently requires workers to manually plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables and fruits by hand and place them into buckets, bins or other similar containers; stack cartons and/or transfer products to grading and conveyor/harvesting belts; transplant, weed, thin and/or prune crops; participate in irrigation activities; operate tractors, forklifts, all-terrain vehicles, and other farm machinery; construct or perform maintenance work on farm structures and machinery. Workers may also be assigned additional agricultural duties that relate to fieldwork, such as cutting, picking, hoeing, shoveling, ground preparation and other agricultural duties that are performed on a farm, meet the definition of IRS and FLSA agricultural labor and/or are incidental to the work performed. Employer will provide tools and equipment necessary to perform all required tasks at no cost to employees. Work is performed outdoors and can involve exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, bright sunlight, cloudy, windy or rainy conditions, mud and dust, low light and other natural elements. The work may entail exposure to plant pollens, insects, snakes, rodents, noxious plants and/or plant materials that have been treated with insect and/or disease control spray. Workers must walk in variable soil conditions. Workers should come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the working conditions described. Workers must use all required personal protective clothing and equipment. Position requires employees to interface and maintain effective relationships with all level of employees in a team-oriented environment, and the ability to frequently lift and move heavy objects. Workers must adhere to all health and safety rules, including Covid-19 preventative measures, social distancing, usage of masks and and observing all warning signs, safety bulletins, safety training, posters and other safety directives required by the employer or state law.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess at least three (3) months of recent agricultural crop harvesting experience. All qualified applicants must have the authorization to work in the United States, be willing to perform the agricultural duties as described in this job order and be able to meet the physical demands of the position and the employer's work schedule with or without reasonable accommodation.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Waikele Farms Inc.
Location:
Kunia, HI 96759
Telephone Number:
+18086881429

Worksite

Address:
94-877 Kunia Road, Kunia, HI 96759

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21336-740457
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/20/2021

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