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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laboers

Jackson Citrus, Inc. - IL 7

Stonington, IL

$15.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636753119

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
12
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Corn Hand Harvesting Hand picking corn, bundling harvest bags, loading dryer boxes, hailing bundles of harvested material from the fields, removal of tassel bags, or other used supplies from the fields, removal of tassel bags, shoots bags, or used supplies from the field. Sorting harvest bundles for shipping to shelling hubs. Laying out harvested material in tubs for selection. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. The employer will provide the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the job described without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. Soy Harvest Harvesting soy plant pods plants, rows or other designations by hand, bundling rows together and hauling material to mobile threshers, trailers and combines, rogueing off-type plants, sampling harvested material for lab submission. Hauling material into storage and processing areas. Plot Maintenance Hand pulling weeds, hoeing weeds, rogueing off-type plants from both corn and soy field, placing stakes, attaching row tags. Soy Threshing Operating single plant threshers and bulk threshers, moving processed inventory, counting seeds for winter planting. Husk / Sort Description: The corn flows over the husking beds, which remove the husk. Once the corn is husked, it is added to the sorting tables where workers will check for any remaining husk on the ears. The workers will do quality checks looking for corn/ears that is discolored, abnormal or moldy and remove it from the sorting table. Tissue Sampling Taking plant material samples with a sampling with a sampling tool and placing in sampling containers. PPE is required: Safety Glasses, gloves, and ear plugs are required and provided to the worker. Other Requirements: Workers seeking employment under this job order must be available for entire period requested by the employer. The employer retains the right to discharge any obviously unqualified worker, malingerer, or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to complete the work, but does not demonstrate a willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
The employer may conduct a drug test post-hire at the employers expense upon reasonable suspicion after a worker has been involved in an accident while working. Successful applicants will be subject to a three-(3) to five-(5) day trial period during which their performance of the required task will be evaluated. If the performance during the trial period is not acceptable to the employer, the worker's employment will be terminated.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Jackson Citrus, Inc. - IL 7
Location:
Labelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636753119

Worksite

Address:
Bayer Crop Science, US 1901- 4925 CR 1800 E, Stonington, IL 62567

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22209-381357
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/2/2022

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