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Farm Workers & Laborers, Crops

Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.

Yerington, NV

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17754639928
Email address to Apply:
mmontes@periandsons.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
108
Job Duties:
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 at the sole judgment of the employer. Workers must be physically able to work in hot, dry, windy weather, bending or stooping to reach ground level crop and able to stand on their feet or be on their knees for long periods of time. Prepare fields for harvest by removing sprinkler and/or drip lines from fields. Worker will be required to hand harvest onions, broccoli and/or lettuces to market specifications so as not to cause damage to the produce by clipping onion roots and/or tops in the field; Clip lettuces from the plants to retain leaves; Cut broccoli stems from plants; Place product in appropriate sacks, boxes or bins in the field; Lift and/or move sacks, boxes or bins weighing 10-50 pounds; Facilitate the loading of product to harvest vehicles in the field. Participate in the inspection, grading, sorting, storage, and post-harvest treatment of onions. Workers may transport crops and farm equipment between growing sites and to storage. May include operating sanitation equipment and driving between growing sites for servicing. All other duties assigned under this order will be those duties of Farmworker, Diversified Crops, under the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Classification Code 45-2092.02. Specific instructions and close supervision will be provided by the farm owner and/or supervisor designated by the grower. Workers will be expected to perform their duties in a timely and proficient manner and will have close supervision to insure adherence to instructions. Work will be closely monitored and reviewed for quality. Worker may never ride on agricultural equipment not designed for work related riding purposes or any other non-passenger intended equipment unless instructed and authorized by the employer or supervisor to do so. All work related injuries must be immediately reported to the crew leader, foreman, or supervisor. If requested, worker must sign a document weekly to confirm whether or not they have been injured and other work related information. Worker may not engage in horseplay or other disruptive or discourteous behavior at work, in housing or while riding on employer provided transportation. Workers must treat fellow employees and their foremen/supervisor with courtesy and follow their directions/instructions. Workers must comply with attached work rules and other lawful job related work requirements as disclosed. The employer will provide without charge to the worker the tools, supplies and equipment necessary to perform the job duties. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return property of the employer or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of such property. Field work begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work may be performed during light rain and in windy conditions and in temperatures ranging from 100 degrees to 20 degrees F. Workers will work on their feet in stooped or crouched position for long periods of time. Workers will supply their own work clothes. This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated. Job specifications can change from time to time 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 for each days work.
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:
Must have 30 days verifiable experience in hand harvesting onions and greens crops and some experience in general agricultural labor practices including weeding, thinning, and harvesting vegetable crops. Employees may be requested post-hire to take drug and alcohol tests at the expense of Peri & Sons Farms at no cost to the worker. Drug and alcohol testing may also take place in the event an accident or incident occurs that warrants testing per the company policy. Failure to comply with the request of the company may result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.
Location:
Yerington, NV 89447
Telephone Number:
+17754639934

Worksite

Address:
102 McLeod St, Yerington, NV 89447

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22161-267713
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Crop 1 - See Addendum A - Additional Crops
Date Posted:
7/1/2022

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