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Farmworker: Diversified

Buck Creek Hops LLC

Solon, IA

$16.19 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16413730509
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Worker must possess the physical strength and endurance (ability to continue or last) to repeat the harvest process though out the workday, working quickly and skillfully to perform activities assigned during that activity. Workers must work at a sustained (continuing for an extended period of time without interruption), vigorous pace (quick and steady) and make bona fide efforts (made in earnest intent) to work efficiently (performing or functions in the best possible manner with the least waste of time and effort) and consistently (same way for a long time) that are reasonable under the climatic and other working conditions, Workers may not leave trash, or other discarded items in work areas or vehicles but must dispose of such items in provided receptacles. Workers must wash hands with soap and water after all bathroom and meal breaks. Allergies to varieties of ragweed, goldenrod, insecticides, related agricultural chemicals, etc., may affect worker’s ability to perform the work described herein. Hops: Workers will perform various duties associated with hops. Workers may plant, weed, stake, string, train, prune, and harvest hops. Workers may also load in shed, and clean fields, Workers may operate tractors and/or other farm equipment while working with hops. Workers will assist and set up irrigation. Farm maintenance: Workers will perform various duties associated with general farm maintenance. Workers will clean hog buildings, using shovels and pumps. Workers will ensure farm building stay in good repair. Workers may be required to repair fencing, and farm building. Farm, Field and Camp Maintenance: All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and other farm and camp cleaning and maintenance. During certain duties, workers may be required to work in teams to accomplish a certain task. When engaged in teamwork activities workers must coordinate with other members of the team to accomplish the task. Employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malinger, or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product. Job specifications can change frequently during the season due to crop or market conditions, even on the same crop. Workers will be expected to conform to the specific instructions given by the supervisor for each day’s work. Instructions and general supervision will be provided by the farm owner/supervisor or a designated employee. However, field workers will be expected to perform their duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Workers will NOT be operating tractors or applying fertilizer & Pesticides. GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CROPS: Fieldwork begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work is performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temperatures ranging from 100 (+) degrees to below 35 degrees F. Workers will work on their feet in bent position for long periods of time. Workers will supply their own work clothes. Workers can/will lift weight of 75 lbs. consistently during the workday. All the tasks in this Job Description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day in the sole judgment of the employer. Workers may be required to perform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation tasks, weeding, or hoeing, cleaning and repairing farm buildings, seed beds, racks, grounds, operate and perform general maintenance tractor/farm equipment and vehicles, incidental crop, assist with lunchroom duties, set up and move irrigation pipes and equipment, gardening, weeding and shrubbing, etc.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Workers should have at least 3 months experience operation 55+ HP Farm Equipment. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers are subject to random drug testing post hire at no cost to the employee. All drug testing will occur after the worker begins his or her employment and is not a part of the interview process. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Buck Creek Hops LLC
Location:
Solon, IA 52333
Telephone Number:
+16413730509

Worksite

Address:
2406 Turner Ave NE, Solon, IA 52333

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22159-258085
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/22/2022

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