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Packing House Worker

Wolfe Brothers, Inc.

Mountain Home, ID

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12088343505
Email address to Apply:
wolfebros@hughes.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: hay/straw. Sort product according to shape, size, appearance, feel, and/or quality, in accordance with supervisor's instructions and employer standards. Inspect products for damage/defects and discard inferior products and foreign matter. Place product in bins/trays and other containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Weigh products and record weight and/or grade. Handle product carefully to prevent damage. Responsible for putting hay pellets and cube bags onto the sewing machine. Operate equipment safely, with or without direction. Must follow quality control standards and production procedures. Clean/sanitize work station and equipment. Responsible for following proper procedures when loading trucks including, but not limited to, inspecting each bulk truck prior to loading (ensure it is free of contaminents), ensuring a sample is taken from each new lot number, and ensuring products have been sorted between organic and conventional. Must have sufficient hand and finger dexterity to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Must be able to differentiate colors, textures, and other attributes of product to distinguish varieties and identify defects. Must be able to follow and know the difference between conventional and organic product. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer’s products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may transport other workers. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. Must be willing to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift hours as assigned by the employer. 1st Shift: 6am – 3pm 2nd Shift: 12pm – 9pm 3rd Shift: 9pm – 6am TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the five day trial period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer’s recruitment period.
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:
This job requires 20 days of agricultural experince, perferably in a packing house, handling both manual and mechanized tasks. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required. Must be willing to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift hours as assigned by the employer.
Number of Hours Per Week:
51
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Wolfe Brothers, Inc.
Location:
Grand View, ID 83624
Telephone Number:
+12088343505

Worksite

Address:
1288 Saw Mill Rd., Mountain Home, ID 83647

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22081-999281
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/26/2022

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