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Farmworker/laborer

Iott Farms, Inc.

Adrian, MI

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15173915090
Email address to Apply:
wuglals@michfb.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
FARM LABORER: 1. Worker will clear brush. 2. Worker will complete farm clean-up tasks to include picking up garbage around the farm, picking up roots and rocks, removing old string, and other hand tasks. 3. Tractor/Forklift Driving: Some workers will be required to drive tractors and forklifts. Worker will also be required to check fluids in tractors and trucks. Employer will provide additional training for these tasks. 4. Vehicle Driving: If worker is eligible to drive under Michigan law and provides proof of no infractions from official source, Employer may require worker to drive Employer-provided vehicle to and from the worksite and to locations within area of intended employment as directed. 5. Worker will be required to help wash cabbage harvester daily. 6. Worker will be required to hoe or pull weeds in cabbage, and tomato fields. 7. Planting: worker will plant tomatoes and cabbage. Worker will remove plant from greenhouse flats and put them in planter pockets. Worker will load plants on trailer and planter. Worker will keep planter clean. Worker will be required to water plants. 8. Building Repairs/Construction: Worker may be required to conduct farm building repairs and cleaning on existing farm buildings including employer-provided housing, including painting, roof repairs, and wall repair. Worker may be requested to assist in the establishment and construction of new farm buildings. Worker will be required to safely use tools including hand tools and power tools such as drills and saws. Worker will be required to lift up to 60 pounds. The establishment and construction of new farm buildings will be done on the employer's farm/property and in conjunction with employer's farming operations. Pay will be hourly.
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:
Job requires worker to complete tasks in General Farm Labor, Tomato Sorting, Harvest of cabbage. Experience Requirement: 2 verifiable months of commercial vegetable hand harvest experience required. Applicants must furnish job references from employers of the last 5 years establishing acceptable prior experience. Drug testing not utilized as pre-employment tool. See work rules for more information regarding post-employment drug testing.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Iott Farms, Inc.
Location:
Deerfield, MI 49238
Telephone Number:
+15174473747

Worksite

Address:
773 N. RAISIN CENTER HWY, Adrian, MI 49221

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22119-122916
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$10.00/per 1,000-pound bin (CORED CABBAGE HARVEST-GREEN CABBAGE). Piece rates are minimum and may change during season or hourly rates may be offered. Employer guarantees worker payment not less than state's AEWR hourly rate for each hour worked.
Date Posted:
5/10/2022

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