- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor.
Corn Hand Harvesting Hand picking corn, bundling harvest bags, loading dryer boxes, hailing bundles of harvested material from the fields, removal of tassel bags, or other used supplies from the fields, removal of tassel bags, shoots bags, or used supplies from the field. Sorting harvest bundles for shipping to shelling hubs. Laying out harvested material in tubs for selection. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. The employer will provide the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the job described without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools.
Plot Maintenance Hand pulling weeds, hoeing weeds, rogueing off-type plants from corn field, placing stakes, attaching row tags.
Husk / Sort Description: The corn flows over the husking beds, which remove the husk. Once the corn is husked, it is added to the sorting tables where workers will check for any remaining husk on the ears. The workers will do quality checks looking for corn/ears that is discolored, abnormal or moldy and remove it from the sorting table.
General Farm Labor / Clean-up of Field Property and Housing for Harvesting Workers: Workers on physical work restrictions or when harvesting work is not available may be required to perform miscellaneous clean-up work on field property, on structures utilized in the field operation, and on housing for harvesting workers. Such clean-up activities include the sprouting, pruning, and painting of; debris, weeding, irrigation repair; housing and structure cleaning and repair; and general field clean-up as required. Dryer loadouts support the production process with labor as needed during the loadout process. While performing the duties the worker is regularly required to stand, make repetitive reach motion with arms and hands while applying physical exertion, pulling, pushing, twisting at the waste, walk on uneven surfaces, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear. Dryer loadouts will unload and complete kernel cleans on all dryer bins. Green Corn Unloading: Green Corn Unloaders will support the production process with labor as needed during the unloading of green corn trucks. Follow oral and written instructions to collect samples from trucks, sweep/shovel corn as it piles up by pit, sweep/blow off floors, sides and canopy frames of trailers. It may be necessary for workers to assist in the use, repair and drive farm equipment such as tractors, trucks, trailers and harvest machinery. Workers will be paid the highest of the adverse effect wage rate, the prevailing wage rate, or the applicable minimum wage rate for time spent performing such clean-up work.
PPE is required: Safety Glasses, gloves, and ear plugs are required and provided to the worker.
Other Requirements: Workers seeking employment under this job order must be available for the entire period requested by the employer.
The employer retains the right to discharge any obviously unqualified worker, malingerer, or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to complete the work but does not demonstrate a willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.
Sanitation Requirements: For food and general safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when working in agricultural crops for human consumption.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse