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Farmworker: Diversified

Duncan Family Farms LLC

Klamath, OR

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16023506028
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
60
Job Duties:
I. General Summary: • Under the direction of the field supervisor, workers will perform duties such as hand harvest, machine harvest, load totes, build totes, drive equipment, field QC, weed abatement in between crops such as spring mix and spinach commodities as well as mature kales and romaine. • Application of all crop production chemicals. II. Essential Functions: • Hand Harvest: Employee will engage in harvesting by hand or with use of hand tools for soil grown crops (Mature Kale, Romaine). This does not include any type of harvest done by machine or any other type of mechanical device. Hand harvest consists of manually gathering or severing the crop from the soil, stems or roots, at its growing position in the fields. Employees will be required to bunch and tie product in some manner or place loosely in a bin, carton, or other packaging. • Weeding -Employee will engage in the removal of unwanted weeds not sown and not desired in between leafy green commodities, Mature Kales and Romaine as needed. Hand weeding fields will be a significant portion of the work required. Workers will be required to remove weeds by hand. Workers will bend and stoop to pick weeds. Workers are required to work in fields when plants are wet with dew or rain. Temperatures in the fields during the working hours can range from thirty-five (35 F) to over ninety-five (95 F) degrees. • Crew Driver – Employee will drive workers to the work site, to the grocery store, and to the homesite. • Employees will be required to perform duties such as cleaning up the fields they are working in by, picking up trash, discarding of unwanted packing items such as boxes, packs, or ties. • Employees will be required to abide by all people safety and food safety regulations and will be required to participate in ongoing safety trainings. • Lay and pick up Hail netting • Cover and uncover product with hail netting • Align the pipe if moved by the dead bed undercutter • Lay and pick up pipe • Install and remove fencing • APPLICATION OF ALL CROP PRODUCTION CHEMICALS. • Fill sprayer tanks with water and chemicals, according to formulas. • Mix pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides for application to trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. • Firm understanding of chemical labels and safety data sheets (SOS). • Ensure spray equipment is working condition (pumps, hose, nozzles, etc.) • Inspect spray equipment prior to operating. • Responsible to allow for healthy and safe working environment. • Do any other duties as assigned by supervisor including but not limited to physical labor, weed removal, and/or general labor. • Report entry and exit times to assistant spray crew leader • Fill out re-entry signs properly
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
2
Special Requirements:
All workers should have at least 2 months experience hand harvesting a perishable crop. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers operating comparable operations establishing acceptable previous experience. All Workers must be at least 18 years of age. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers may be subject to random drug testing post hire at no cost to the employee post hire. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination. Hourly Work Schedule: 6:30 am-3:30 pm (1st shift), 6:00 PM 4:00 AM (2nd shift). Starting and ending times will change due to weather and crop conditions. During certain times of the season workers may be required to work at night. Workers will be given as much notice as possible when changing shifts are required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
51
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Duncan Family Farms LLC
Location:
Goodyear, AZ 85395
Telephone Number:
+16238559880

Worksite

Address:
11835 Lower Klamath Lake Rd, Klamath, OR 97603

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22063-952060
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/15/2022

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