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Farm Workers Crop

Riley Farms

Salvisa, KY

$13.96 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18592651930
Email address to Apply:
edriley1@outlook.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
General Conditions Applicable to all Crops: 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 temperatures 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, racks, grounds, operate tractor/farm equipment incidental to crop, 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. The employer will train the workers for a period of two day after which the worker will be expected to work without constant supervision. Setting Tobacco and preparing ground: Workers may drive machinery to disc and plow ground in preparation to setting tobacco. Workers will ride tobacco setter to plant tobacco in ground. Workers will follow tobacco setter to insure plants roots are covered with dirt and plant any tobacco plants that are missed by those riding the setter. Tobacco Chopping weeds and Topping: Worker will chop weeds from between tobacco plants with a hoe. Worker will remove tops and suckers from plants. Cutting Tobacco: Worker will cut ripe plants off at the ground using a tobacco knife and spear stalk over a metal spear onto a wooden sick (stick is 48" long and one end is stuck in the ground and the spear is placed on the other end). Industry standard is six (6) plants per stick (stick and plants may weigh up to 80 lbs. and tobacco may be 6 to 7 feet long). Worker will transfer the loaded stick from ground to wagon or trailer and load sticks on the wagon or trailer in an orderly fashion. Workers will be required to cut at least 60 sticks per hour after the 2 days training.
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:
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:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Riley Farms
Company Name:
Edwin Riley
Location:
Salvisa , KY 40372
Telephone Number:
+18592651930

Worksite

Address:
253 John Jones Rd, Salvisa, KY 40372

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22108-076921
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/27/2022

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