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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Worker Crop

RB Farms

Cadiz, KY

$13.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12708397774
Email address to Apply:
kenny_betty_r@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Physical labor is needed for all farm activities involved in the setting, growing, harvesting and other production of dark and burley tobacco along with harvesting hay and small grain crops. . Work in the fields can begin early in the morning when the leaves are wet with dew and the work will continue all day long even in weather conditions that can be as hot as over 100 degrees. Workers are required to be physically fit and able to perform the duties while standing, bending, stooping, walking and lifting 75 pound sticks of tobacco all day long while standing on rails that can be as high as forty feet from the ground. The worker is required to cut and spike no less than an average of 60 sticks per hour during the cutting process of dark tobacco and 100 stick in harvesting of burley tobacco on property in Trigg County, KY. Workers must be able to work as a large group, keeping pace with other workers in the production of the tobacco. all the time care must be exercised to prevent bruising and breaking of the tobacco plants and leaves. Care must also be exercised in using the tobacco knife, spear and while climbing and standing on the rails that are high as 40 feet. RB Farms will make daily individual work assignments, crew assignments and location of work as the needs of the operation dictate. All land is controlled by RB Farms. Other work will be available during the slow part of the season which may include mowing the grass, weed eat around building and other repairs and maintenance of any property that is owned or leased by RB Farms. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different task on different days only on land either owned, leased but controlled by RB Farms. Steady and reliable attendance is a required must to each aspect of this job.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
RB Farms
Company Name:
RB Farms
Location:
Cadiz, KY 42211
Telephone Number:
+12708397774

Worksite

Address:
8011 Hopkinsville Rd.,, Cadiz, KY 42211

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22122-125377
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/6/2022

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