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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers and Laborers

Gillmor Farms, Inc.

Tiffin, OH

$15.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14199924525
Email address to Apply:
gillmorfarmsinc@embarqmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
36
Job Duties:
PICKLES: 1. Walking between rows thinning plants and hoeing out weeds, one row at a time. 2. Vine training, workers straddle the plant row, then move and tuck vines back into the row. 3. Picking- pick one row at a time. Sizes of pickles are: No. 1, 1 1/16 and smaller diameter. No. 2, 1 1/16 to 1 1/2 in diameter. To be picked into a 5/8 BU bucket, between 20 and 30 Lb, Once the bucket is full to level full the worker will turn around and dump it on a self propelled conveyor belt. Once dumped the worker will repeat the process until the daily patch is picked. PEPPERS: Planting: Sit on a seat and put one plant per opening on a carousel planter as it moves up the field. The worker also puts new plant trays on planter racks at each end of field and removes the used trays and puts them back in the plant racks. CABBAGE: You will follow behind conveyor belt cutting cabbage with a knife. Once the head is cut worker will peel off wrapper leaves and place head on conveyor belt. This process will be repeated until load has been harvested for the day. HOEING: Worker hoes or pulls all weeds that are around the plants. Worker takes one row at a time until they reach the end of the field and then start the process all over again. PICKING: Pick one row at a time and dont change rows until they get to the other end of the field. The worker is expected to pick mature fruit without breaking branches off of plants. The peppers are to be picked in a 5/8 BU bucket, between 20 and 30 lb. Once the bucket is level full worker turns around and dumps bucket on a self-propelled conveyor belt. Once dumped, the worker will turn back around and start the process all over again. PULLING DRIP TAPE: Worker will take one bed at a time. They will start at one end of the field pulling black drip tape that is buried from one end to the other. Once worker reaches the end, pile up the tape and load it on a wagon. When this is done, start the process all over again. Trenching water off of field to a ditch using a shovel to cut a trench. PICKING UP STICKS AND STONES: The worker will pick up sticks and stones out of the field by using their hands. Once picked up the worker will throw them in a 5 gallon bucket, between 25 and 30 lb, load bucket on the tractor or wagon. PICKING UP STICKS AND STONES: The worker will pick up sticks and stones out of the field by using their hands. Once picked up the worker will throw them in a 5 gallon bucket, between 25 and 30 lb, load bucket on the tractor or wagon. Job duties will also include cleaning, sanitizing, and machine maintainence. 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, 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 (if applicable) 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. Workers that qualify may be required to operate Agriculture Machinery or Equipment. General farm upkeep and maintenance such as painting, fixing, cleaning, and organizing out building and equipment. Employees may 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 any time throughout the season, if workers request a leave of absence during these periods of no work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A.
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:
1
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. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gillmor Farms, Inc.
Location:
Tiffin, OH 44883
Telephone Number:
+14199924525

Worksite

Address:
8423 Rt 53, Tiffin, OH 44883

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22077-991823
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/25/2022

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