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Farmworker

CLS Farms, LLC

Moxee, WA

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
cherie@clsfarms.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.worksourcewa.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: fruit and hops. Bine Hanger & Sweeper (harvest): This is a night shift job only. This job consists of unloading the hop trucks by hand and hanging the hop bines upside down onto the hooks that carry the bines into the picking machine. The job also consists of helping get the hops that fall onto the ground into the machine. The could be organizing bines for rehanging or sweeping cones in the machine conveyer belt. Must be able to communicate with the truck drivers so you can instruct them when to pull in, when to stop and when they are cleared to leave. Must be able to bend and lift repeatedly for long periods of time. Must use caution when standing back up with the bine and be aware of where the hooks are at to avoid injuries to the head. Must work at a fast, efficient and safe pace in order to keep the picking machine properly fed and ensure that production is optimized. Work is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 40 to over 105 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings. Workers must operate equipment, with or without direction, in a manner that protects operator, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops and equipment. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination. Non-employees access to work sites or adjacent areas strictly prohibited. Non-working minors may not be present, adjacent to worksites, or left in vehicles during the day. Use, possession, transfer, offer, sale or manufacture of marijuana and/or controlled substances strictly prohibited. All work sites are alcohol and drug free work places. Employees must not report for work, enter the employers’ property or perform service while under the influence of or having used alcohol, marijuana, illegal controlled substances, or any other substance that may in any way adversely affect their alertness, coordination, reaction or safety. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. All workers will be subject to a trial period of up to five days during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker if the employer reasonably finds worker's performance during the trial period to be unacceptable.
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 field work experience handling 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. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs.
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
CLS Farms, LLC
Location:
Moxee, WA 98936
Telephone Number:
+15096545362

Worksite

Address:
7810 Robillard Rd., Moxee, WA 98936

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22178-314038
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/1/2022

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