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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Work Crop

Ronnie Sharp

Liberty, KY

$13.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16067066209
Email address to Apply:
ronniegsharp@icloud.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Harvesting specifications can change from time to time during the season due to crop or market conditions, even on the same crop. Workers will be expected to conform to the specific instructions given for each days work. Work begins at an assigned time shortly after daylight. Work is performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temp ranging from 100 degrees to 35 degrees F. Workers will work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Workers will lift for prolonged periods of time and must be physically fit and able to perform the duties as described. All the tasks in the Job Description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day in the sole judgment of the employer.Workers may be required to preform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation tasks, weeding or hoeing, cleaning and repairing farm buildings, weed beds, rake grounds, operate tractor/farm equipment incidental to crops, clean fence rows and weed eating around barns and other out buildings, and fence rows, painting barns and fences, weeding, etc... This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated. Workers may drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, harvest and store grain crops such as corn, wheat, soybeans, etc. Attach farm implements such as plow, disc, and drill to tractor and drive tractor in field to till soil and plant / cultivate crop. Perform variety of other duties such as husking and shelling corn, lubricating and repairing farm machinery and unloading grain onto conveyors to storage bins and elevators. Assist in set-up of product for sale of crop. perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock and farming operation: Feeding (no feeding required when cattle are out on summer range), sorting, herding, vaccinating, fencing and other general care for livestock; monitor, care for and move livestock using 4-wheelers and/or side-by-sides to pastures for grazing; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; calving checks; place mineral blocks; vaccinate livestock, herd into corral and/or stall and manually restraining animals; apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide; assist with castration of livestock; clip identifying notches or brands animals; manually clean stalls/corrals. Shop work is required such as repairing and maintaining equipment and welding; perform routine maintenance and cleaning of farm implements, and operate tractors and farm implements required to plant, cultivate, and harvest hay, wheat and pulse crops; trucking is required to move crops to bins at harvest; must manually hoist/stack hay bales; pick rocks, repair/replace/build fence in rough terrain.Hay (alfalfa, mixed grass hay)Alfalfa hay is cut every 28 days in order to produce the high quality hay needed for livestock. Hay is usually cut at least 3 times per year. Worker(s) may be required to operate machinery to plow, disc, and otherwise prepare ground for seeding. Worker(s) may be required to operate machinery to broadcast fertilizer or operate seed drill for seeding or reseeding. Worker(s) may be required to manually remove weeds from the hay field or spray by hand or machine to kill unwanted plant growth. Worker(s) may operate machinery to mow, rake, and square bale hay. Worker( s) may be required to move along rows of previously baled hay, bending, stooping and lifting 50 to 100 lb bales; load and stack bales onto a truck, trailer or wagon in orderly manor; move tractor or truck in the field incidental to loading. Worker(s) may be required to unload the bales of hay and place in an orderly manner in a shed or barn loft as directed by the employer.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
The employer will train the workers for a period of two day after which the worker will be expected to work without constant supervision. Tools and Equipment: The employer will furnish, without charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required in the performance of the specified work. Workers will be charged for any willful damage or loss of such tools and equipment. Drug Testing The employer reserves the right for probable cause to conduct random drug testing on any employee after being hired. If the employee is positive for any drugs or refuses to take a drug test, the employee will be subject to dismissal. This testing will be at the total expense of the employer
Number of Hours Per Week:
41
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Ronnie Sharp
Location:
Liberty, KY 42539
Telephone Number:
+16063039473

Worksite

Address:
2805 Poplar Springs Rd., Liberty, KY 42539

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22075-982622
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/29/2022

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