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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker; Diversified

Tim Fisher Farm

Colt, AR

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18702084330
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
77
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. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields for harvest activities. All workers must report all injuries and illnesses to their employer. As well any communicable disease such as but not limited to diarrhea, or any other infectious disease or illness. Workers shall report immediately any cuts or abrasions that cause open bleeding. Workers will plant, cultivate, and harvest crops named in this job order. Workers will be responsible for preparation of field beds, assisting in installation of drip irrigation and black plastic. Workers will operate various farm equipment including trucks and tractors. Workers will maintain equipment, clean equipment and shop and winterize equipment. Workers will haul crops to storage sheds, use mowing equipment to maintain farm roads & right of ways. Use ladders to maintain the walls of the potato sheds. Lay poly pipe & walk behind the tractor. Will maintain all grain and potato storage to keep it pest free. Workers may also perform duties as a working crew leader. Workers will perform these duties while working with the other seasonal workers. Crops: Soybeans, Corn, Milo, Sweet Potato, Watermelons, Pumpkins, Cantaloupes Perform all tasks involved in the growing, harvesting, packing, and storage of crops. This includes sweet potatoes, bedding, cutting slips, transplanting slips, pulling and/or chopping weeds and harvesting with the use of mechanical harvesting equipment, field grading sweet potatoes. This also includes for other row crops (soybeans, milo, corn, rice,), watermelons and pumpkins, pulling and/or chopping weeds. Workers must notify supervisor/employer of any material issues. Workers must report any safety and/or food violations to their supervisor immediately.
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:
All applicants must have at least 3-months experience as a farmworker. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers operating comparable operations establishing acceptable previous experience. 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 may be subject to post hire, and random drug testing 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:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Tim Fisher Farm
Location:
Wynne, AR 72396
Telephone Number:
+18702385500

Worksite

Address:
17 Hwy 1, Colt, AR 72326

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22173-304177
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/5/2022

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