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Farm Worker

DPF Capital, Inc.

Pueblo, CO

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17199483194
Email address to Apply:
rdionisio@dionisioproduce.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
13
Job Duties:
Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, and harvest cabbage, watermelons, pumpkins, and other vegetable crops. Duties include tilling soil; transplanting; weeding; thinning; applying fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides; set up and operate irrigation equipment; clear and maintain irrigation ditches; monitor crops and determine harvest ready vegetables; identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers; record crop information such as pesticide use and harvest yield; cleaning, packing, and loading of harvested products. Duties may also include field preparation; set up and maintain irrigation systems; perform hand cultivation activities such as planting seeds, plugs, thinning, weeding, and hoeing fields; load and unload supplies, boxes, containers, etc.; load and unload produce during harvest; farm maintenance such as repairing fences and farm buildings; operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize the soil or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops; operate, repair, and maintain farm vehicles (tractors, ATV, trucks, vans, and UTV), implements, mechanical equipment, and power tools. Job duties vary during the contract period due to crop or market conditions. Workers are given specific instructions for each day's work. The job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable. Sanitation requirements: When hand harvesting crops for human consumption, it is critical that all workers follow food and common personal safety sanitary practices at all times. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Employees are required to wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water before entering or re-entering the field for harvest activities. Post-employment drug tests paid for by employer.
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:
Once hired, workers may be required to submit to a random drug test at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
DPF Capital, Inc.
Location:
Pueblo, CO 81006
Telephone Number:
+17199483194

Worksite

Address:
38546 E US Hwy 50, Pueblo, CO 81006

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22122-126060
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/18/2022

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