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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Arlene Resource Management, LLC

Wild Rose, WI

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12314686046
Email address to Apply:
beth@arleneresourcemanagement.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
The farm work position includes duties associated with the planting, cultivation, harvesting of various fruits and vegetables. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the crops grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. Crops Contained in Request: Christmas Trees, Trees and Peppers: Workers may perform the following job duties on any of the commodities listed above and various points during the duration of the contract. Christmas Tree General Workers will perform various duties on a Christmas tree farm which may include planting, cultivating color tinting, baling, hauling, loading, tagging, shearing, baling, hauling, loading, and harvesting Christmas evergreen trees on a Christmas-tree farm. Removes brush, ferns, and other growth from planting area using hand tools such as mattock, brush hook, hoe, axe sling blade. Will hand plant seedlings, using mattock or dibble. May scatter fertilizer pellets over planted area by hand. May spray fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides. Shears tops and limb tips from trees, as specified by supervisor to control growth, increase limb density, and improve shape. Workers may make wreathes and garland/roping from cut greenery produced on the farm. Christmas Tree Harvest Workers select Christmas trees for cutting according to markings or size, species, and grade as directed by the grower or supervisor. Will cut trees using chain saw or axe as directed by grower or supervisor. Will drag trees that range in weight of 75 lbs. and occasionally 100 lbs. from cutting area to field loading area and lift onto mechanical tree bailer to be bailed. Some tree will be harvested as B&B trees. Will load trees onto field trucks or trailers for transport to a central staging area where trees will be unloaded, sorted, and grouped according to size, species and quality specifications as directed by the grower or supervisor. May drive trucks or tractors on an incidental basis, as is the norm in the industry, in and around the field or from the field to central loading areas. Workers will load Christmas trees into box trailers for shipment to market according to supervisor’s instructions. Workers must exercise care not to break or damage limbs of trees when working around and handling trees. Work is physically challenging and will be performed in steep mountainous terrain in varying weather that includes, but is not limited to cold, rain, snow, and sleet. Fruits and Vegetables (General) Workers will bend and stoop to pick vegetables according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers must use care when performing their farm work duties and exercise consciousness to not damage or bruise the vegetables. Workers must adhere to all safety rules as instructed by their supervisors and all farm work operations must meet the standards and specifications given by the employer. Workers will be assigned a row or series of rows and required to select and pick produce according to criteria outlined and demonstrated by managers such as size, coloring, and ripeness. They will be responsible for in-field grading and discarding of poor quality, rotting, and/or over-ripened produce. Workers will gently load the good quality produce into containers, taking care to avoid damage or bruising. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) lbs. and empty into field bin or load onto trailer.
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:
Employer may conduct drug testing post-employment and at the employer's expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Arlene Resource Management, LLC
Location:
Manton, MI 49663
Telephone Number:
+12314686046

Worksite

Address:
W 8715 Apache Road, Wild Rose, WI 54984

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22178-313604
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/19/2022

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