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Harvest Laborer

Nevada Onion, Inc.

Yerington, NV

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H-2AJobs@snakeriverfarmers.org

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
90
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the harvesting of onions and pumpkins. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. Onion harvesting will include the following responsibilities: pull onions from the ground; cut tops off with scissors; drop into five gallon bucket; transfer full buckets into burlap sacks (3 buckets per sack). To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when picking/harvesting onions, worker must, after a 10 day conditioning period, fill at least 10 1/2 burlap sacks per hour under normal working conditions. Pumpkin harvesting will include the following responsibilities: use harvesting knife to safely cut pumpkins from vine; lift and place pumpkins into bin.
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:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with the harvesting of onions and pumpkins. To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when picking/harvesting onions, the worker must, after a 10-day conditioning period, fill at least 10 1/2 burlap sacks per hour under normal working conditions.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Nevada Onion, Inc.
Location:
Yerington, NV 89447
Telephone Number:
+17754633642

Worksite

Address:
Bartels Ranch (no physical address), Yerington, NV 89447

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22159-258395
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
The highest applicable wage will be paid at the time the work is performed, for every hour or portion thereof worked during a work contract period, including any higher or lower adjustments published by the Department of Labor.
Date Posted:
6/27/2022

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