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Farmworkers

ECN Staffing, Inc.

Kutztown, PA

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
referrals@maslabor.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.pacareerlink.pa.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
24
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: pumpkins and nursery stock. Harvest vegetables. Use hand tools including, but not limited to: shovels, hoes and knives. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops. Tie vegetables in bunches. Grade, size and field pack product. Take care to prevent damaging produce and plants. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Work on production line. Grade, size, sort, and pack product. Bunch/bundle product pursuant to supervisor instructions. Fill bins/trays and other containers with product, level bins, and prepare product for shipment to market or storage. Perform quality control on inbound/outbound loads. Follow quality control standards and production procedures. Handle product carefully to prevent damage. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Palletize and stack boxes/containers. Use power equipment including, but not limited, to: fork lifts, conveyor belts, and cooling equipment/refrigeration units. Operate equipment safely, with or without direction. Assist with regular maintenance on equipment. Clean/sanitize work station and equipment. Field Harvest & Fall Ornamental Production: Perform duties associated with the harvest and preparation for market of pumpkins and fall ornamental products according to production standards and good agricultural practices. Duties include but are not be limited to: cut, pick, handle, lift, carry, load, unload, wash, bag, box pumpkins and other fall ornamental products; use hand tools; prepare daily supplies; operate machinery and other equipment; perform general maintenance and housekeeping duties. Flower Raising & Greenhouse Production: Perform tasks associated with growing, producing, packing, and shipping products of floriculture and horticulture nature. Tasks include but are not limited to: sow transplant, pinch, wrap, decorate, label, move, and place plant material and products; use hand tools; maneuver greenhouse carts. Operate machinery and other equipment; perform general maintenance and housekeeping duties.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable agricultural experience handling both manual and mechanized tasks including agricultural field work. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Workers must be able to perform manual and mechanized tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire random, upon suspicion, and post-accident drug testing required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
ECN Staffing, Inc.
Location:
Hazleton , PA 18201
Telephone Number:
+15704974980

Worksite

Address:
702 Kohler Road, Kutztown, PA 19530

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22173-304302
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/24/2022

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