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General Farm Labor / Harvesting


Sidell, IL

$15.89 per hour


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Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor . Detassel Corn- Worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the corn fields, for the purpose of detasseling seed corn, remove rogue plants,weeds, and volunteer corn plants from seed corn production fields . The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to walk miles per day while pulling the tassel from each corn stalk, must be able to work long hours a least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather, hot humid weather,rain and be exposed to pollen the whole day and be in possession of the requisite strength and durance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. Days of work may very due to weather conditions. Workday is spent outdoors and one's feet almost all day. Los trabajadores cabo las tareas asignadas segn las instrucciones de su supervisor. Espigando El Maz trabajador ser caminar por los pasillos entre las plantas en los campos de maz, con el propsito de semillas de maz despenachado, eliminar las plantas sin escrpulos, malezas y plantas de maz voluntario de los campos de produccin de semillas de maz. El trabajador con el fin de llevar a cabo este tipo de trabajo debe ser capaz de caminar millas por da, mientras que tirando de la borla de cada tallo del maz, debe ser capaz de trabajar largas horas al menos 6 horas al da en todo tipo de clima, el clima clido y hmedo, la lluvia y ser expuestos al polen de todo el da y estar en posesin de la resistencia requerida y Durance, que trabaja de forma rpida y hbilmente con sus manos. Los das de trabajo pueden muy debido a las condiciones climticas. Workday se pasa al aire libre y con los pies casi todo el da. Corn Harvest Job Descriptions:Sorting: Ears move across the sorting tables via conveyor for visual inspection by the sorters.They remove moldy ears, ears with husk, and off type ears. Ears with husk are put on a return belt which is about at shoulder height.Green Corn: Operator will help with unloading trucks, operating equipment but also shoveling and sweeping. Operators will clean equipment between materials (using leaf blower & brooms) and also pull sample collections. Operator will be working outside in all weather conditions and conditions may be dusty. Husker Operator: This person will work with little supervision but under the direction of the team leads. This position will be operating equipment that diverts the corn into bunks balancing the flow into the husking machines (sorting tables). Shucklage: This person will work independently loading shucks (bi-product of husk sort process) into trucks and monitoring the equipment. Trailers are loaded and the shucklage operator directs the truck drivers to pull their equipment forward. They will be doing a lot of sweeping and cleaning and will use a broom or rake to flatten the top .Dryer Unload: Although outside, these positions work under a roof. They will work together as a team to unload the dryer bins, by removing wood slats (2x6) from the bottom of the bin to release the corn. Bulk work
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45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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No consumption of alcohol.
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7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

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5468-5000 N 750 East Rd, Sidell, IL 61876

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