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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker, Laborer

Leonard Ligon

Traverse City, MI

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12312237204
Email address to Apply:
ligoneddie@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
12
Job Duties:
Work involves planting and establishing new orchards and managing growing grape canes. The vineyard requires tying canes that are dormant to wire and this must be done before flower buds develop. Worker must tuck canes into the wire, pull leaves away from fruit clusters and remove suckers and rootstocks from base of vine and to tie dormant vines/canes to wire. Workers will prepare ground for planting, install trellis and tree posts by hand. Workers will plant trees by hand using shovels, then straighten and firm trees in the ground and level the soil. Install wire to support trees and tie wires to trees and supports. Install drip irrigation by hand, remove blossoms on non-bearing trees by hand, install bamboo supports for saplings and tie them in place. Workers will work with sharp instruments and cutting tools, occasionally operate equipment and should be able to lift 50 lbs.
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:
Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Leonard Ligon
Location:
Traverse City, MI 49686
Telephone Number:
+12312237204

Worksite

Address:
3130 Old Mission Rd., Traverse City, MI 49686

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22175-309259
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
A worker can earn bonuses based on performance. Bonuses are based on performance and are at the sole discretion of the employer.
Date Posted:
7/6/2022

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