IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS
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Will hand weed onions as directed by supervisor. Will place weeds and debris In 5 gallon bucket and take to the end of the field to dump out. Will bend repetitively and continuously during work day while walking. Will walk behind harvester to pick up onions or potatoes that are left behind. Will unload onions or potatoes from truck and dump Into boxes. Will pick out any stones or debris while filling bins on unloading machine and will level off boxes so they are able to be stacked. Workers will need to help onions or potatoes to flow on the conveyor. Will also pick up any loose onions that are on the ground. Will place covers on full bins and secure with rubber cords. Will drive bus to transport workers to work location. Not all workers. requested to drive. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a driver's license. Three months experience In commercial, conventional farming in the jobs listed Is required. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months verifiable experience In performing the tasks posted In this job order. Random drug and alcohol testing may be done if required by a government regulation, post-hire at employers expense. Cell phones or other electronic devices cannot be used during working hours. failure to abide by this policy may result in disciplinary action including termination. All workers will be provided a designated day of rest each week. Day of rest may vary with notice to the employee. Workers may be requested but not required to work on their Sabbath.
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.
Months of Experience Required:
exposure to extreme temp, lifting 50 lbs, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping.