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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers and Laborers, Crop

Seclusive Farm LLC

Lexington, KY

$13.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14057409620

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Forage: Duties to include, but not limited to: Soil preparation, operating tillage equipment, cutting equipment. Hauling bales to storage barns / farms that purchase hay. Equine- Workers will perform all job duties according to the instruction and supervision of the farm manager, owner, and senior staff. Extremely specific instructions may be given regarding care for particular horses, sometimes on a daily basis. Identify and catch horses in stalls and fields, affix halters and lead ropes, lead into barn and tie securely and turn back out. Competence in basic grooming practices including bathing, brushing, hoof care, clipping. Clean stalls by removing soiled bedding and manure, replace with fresh bedding. Strip stalls and disinfect floors, walls and surrounding areas for broodmares. Sweep barn aisles, stall areas, ceilings to remove dirt, hay, cobwebs and other duties. Maintain/clean and fill water troughs and buckets. Handle basic feeding activities including apportioning grain, hay and feed supplements according to instruction. Observe and identify sick or injured horses. Hold horses for farriers and veterinarians Assist in breeding and foaling of mares. Assist with post-pregnancy treatment of mares and neonatal care of foals. Work with foals/yearlings, including brushing, leading, picking up feet, petting. Assist in handling young horses in preparation for sales, including, preparing stall and sale grounds; setting up feed and hay storage, and supply room, setting up bathing and grooming stations; walking yearlings for exercise. Alternative Work: General farm maintenance and other duties as required in the farming operation maintenance. Includes, but not limited to, maintenance of tools and equipment and other work as directly related to the crop activities for which the worker is hired. Also includes fixing and the clearing and painting of fence/barns. Such work will be offered when climate or crop conditions preclude working in the primary activities listed above. Workers should be able to stand, bend, stoop, work for prolonged periods of time and be physically fit to perf duties as assigned. Care must be exercised at all times when working with the horses and equipment. General Conditions: A normal work week is Monday through Saturday from 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m and Saturday 07:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. If work is available beyond normal workdays, employer may offer, but not require, worker an opportunity to work additional hours. Workers will report to work at designated time and place as directed by assigned employer each day. However, workers may be requested to ten (10) hours per day depending on the conditions in the fields and the maturity of the crops. Also, workers may be requested to work on federal holidays and their Sabbath but will not be required to do so. Workers may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Down time: Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. Worker may be required to work in fields when crops are wet with dew / rain and should have suitable clothing for conditions which include light rain and temperatures ranging from 10 degrees to more than 100 degrees. Workers should be able to stand, bend, stoop and work for prolonged periods of time and be physically fit to perform duties as assigned. Workers will be trained for period of two (2) days (14 hours) after which workers will be expected to perform job required. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising or breaking crops. Care must also be exercised with any use of equipment.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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:
Physically able to bend, stoop, and able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Physically able to meet and perform all job specifications. May be required to take random drug and / or alcohol tests, at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. All testing and background check will occur after employment has started and is not a part of the interview process. May be required to submit a criminal background check, at no cost to the worker. Felony convictions that employer reasonably believes, consistent with current law, will impair the safety and living conditions of other workers or other individuals on the farm will result in immediate termination. Failure to comply with request for criminal background check may result in immediate termination of employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Seclusive Farm LLC
Location:
Lexington, KY 40511
Telephone Number:
+14057409620

Worksite

Address:
3192 Old Lemons Mill Rd, Lexington, KY 40511

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22125-140978
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/13/2022

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