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Farmworker: Diversified

Duncan Family Farms LLC

Klamath, OR

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16023202613
Email address to Apply:
recruitment@duncanfamilyfarms.net
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
60
Job Duties:
1. 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. 2. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: A. 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 fathering 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 bins, cartons, or other packaging. B. Machine Harvest – Employee will engage in harvesting by machine. This includes any type of harvest done by machine or any other type of mechanical device. When harvesting by machine, the duties could include filling totes, bins or cartons, load totes, bins, or cartons by stacking on top of each other and building boxes in field or inside a packing facility. C. Equipment and driving activities – Workers may be required to operate tractors, forklifts, trucks, vans, and other farm equipment during field operations as an incidental activity. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation of tractor. Workers will be required to operate tractors according to instructions and in a manner, that protects the operator, other workers, trees, crops, and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination. Properly licensed workers may be requested to transport workers. D. Crop 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. E. Crew Driver- Employee will drive workers to the work site, to the grocery store and to the homesite. F. 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 walk in front of machines weeding or discarding of unwanted items in the field, and/or moving pipe. Employees may be required to spread product in and around packing facility. G. Employees will be required to abide by all people safety and food safety regulations and will be required to participate in ongoing safety trainings. H. Moving product on pallets with forklifts of industry to transfer materials between unloading, processing, loading, and storage areas. I. Organizing and securing stored materials such as boxes, pallets, and so on. J. Loading or unloading materials manually, off or on to pallets, platforms, skids, or lifting devises. K. Performing routine post and pre- inspections to ensure suitable working nature or forklift equipment. L. Reporting to supervisor regarding any damage to racks, faulty equipment, or any other safety hazards. M. Wrapping material loads with a wrapper and making clean the warehouse premises. 3. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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 of experience harvesting crops on commercial farm. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers operating comparable operations establishing acceptable previous experience. 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.
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-300-22083-006023
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/4/2022

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