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Farmworker

MARTHA'S GARDENS LLC

Yuma, AZ

$14.79 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19287268831
Email address to Apply:
gardensmarthas@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
Workers will apply compost and fertilizer to palm trees using a shovel. Workers will irrigate the palm trees through the use of simple plumbing tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives, and ensure the plumbing is fixed, drained, and maintained in proper working conditions. Workers will dethorn palms by using lettuce knives and machetes. Workers will collect pollen. Workers will be required to be at a high level from the ground (20 ft) by being lifted on a forklift. Workers will apply pollen to palm trees by using knives and pollen guns for dates. Workers shall work under hot conditions in the summer, and might be exposed to extreme temperatures . Palm trees will be thinned by using garden scissors and de-centered will be conducted by hand. Workers will bag dates. Once dates are ready workers will harvest and they will be transferred to the packing facility. Workers will pack fruit. Workers will use brooms, mops, water squeegees while at packing facility. Workers might be required to assemble card board boxes, and build pallets using drills and screwdrivers. Workers will load pallets into trucks either by hand or with the use of a forklift and pallet jacks. Workers shall be required to lift up to 60 lbs. All tools and equipment will be provided to the workers by the employer. Workers will exercise repetitive motions, and might be required to perform extensive walking, stooping, kneeling, bending over, pushing, and or pulling.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
1
Special Requirements:
Process in the palm trees per timing, we start December through January applying compost and fertilizer to every palm, as well irrigation, so people hired will be given that job from December through January, tools required for this process are shovels and simple plumbing tools. January through early march, is dethorning on the palm, so we use lettuce knifes, and machete #2, for starting new season, also collecting pollen during this season is done, same tools required, plus ability to be at high level from ground 20ft high in forklift. March through April, pollen is applied to trees around all the farm, for this process, ability to be at the same height in forklift is required also, tools are knifes, and pollen gun for dates, which experience is needed here in order to be able to pollinate well. (See Addendum C)
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
MARTHA'S GARDENS LLC
Location:
YUMA, AZ 85365
Telephone Number:
+19287268833

Worksite

Address:
9747 S Ave 9 3/4 E, Yuma, AZ 85365

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22161-265796
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/28/2022

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