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Farm Workers and Laborers, Crop

D Perez Harvesting, LLC

Sturgis, MI

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12698588487
Email address to Apply:
alexandra.perez@perezcompanies.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
215
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Putting up deer fence: Installing deer fence in small fields, worker will hammer rebar into the ground and install clips onto rebar, which will hold up a strand of wire. This activity requires the use of a post driver and hand tools to attach fence. At the end of work season, this fencing will need to be uninstalled as well. Volunteer and Roguing: the worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the corn fields, removing the corn plants that are of a different variety, from a previous season, or ones that compete with the current crop, leaving the field ready for detasseling. These activities require the use of shovels and hoes. High Clearance Roguing: in addition to roguing, the worker rides on a high clearance machine above the corn in order to spot off-types. As off-types are spotted, workers will get off machine and remove off-type plants. Corn Detasseling: the worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the corn fields, removing the tassels that are left after the detasseling machine passes through. Workers will remove the tassels and drop them on the ground. Workers might be required to go through the fields multiple times. General Housekeeping: In order to prepare the warehouse for harvest, worker will paint, rake, sweep and perform general housekeeping tasks. In order to perform these types of activities must be able to work outside for at least six hours a day in all types of weather and have the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. A one-month experience in this type of work is required. 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 worker's refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such worker's willful damage or destruction of the tools. Employees make volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop, or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur at any time throughout the season. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.
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:
2
Special Requirements:
This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning. Due to the type of work involved, there is a probationary period of five (5) days beginning with the first day of employment, to show possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to perform this type of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
D Perez Harvesting, LLC
Location:
Three Rivers, MI 49093
Telephone Number:
+12392258645

Worksite

Address:
69999 Stubey Rd, Sturgis, MI 49091

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22074-979490
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$15.89/HR for IN Worksites
Date Posted:
4/5/2022

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