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Agricultural Construction Laborers 47-2061.00

Duncan Family Farms LLC

Litchfield Park, AZ

$14.79 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
recruitment@duncanfamilyfarms.net
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
25
Job Duties:
Performs duties specific to clearing new ground leveling and installation for new Green House infrastructure for growing and harvest duties. Building a Green House Structure: Applying the foundations, floor/ceiling slabs, roofs, exterior walls, exterior glass and mullions, columns, beams, of a greenhouse for the purpose of growing edible flowers, vegetables, fruits, and transplants. Land Clearing - This involves removing unwanted vegetation, underbrush, roots, stumps, and trees as well as removing rocks and other obstructions from the area. Workers may install wind breaks, or other material, and operate farm equipment. Workers may use mechanized equipment as well as hand tools such as shovels, axes, chainsaws, pickaxes, hoes, welding machines, electrical hand tools etc. to clear the obstructions. Workers may also be use back-pack flamers to bum trees, stumps, roots, etc., once they are removed. Hoop installation - Workers will also be installing hoops, which can include but not limited to connecting steel bows, pounding, and leveling posts, and using plastic or other durable material for covers. Farm equipment may consist of tractors, backhoes, and bulldozers. Only properly trained workers will be permitted to operate farm equipment. Workers will use electrical hand tools such as drills, impact drivers, hammer drills, electric screwdriver, saws, welding machine, sanders, etc. Workers must take great care to ensure the safety of other workers, other equipment, themselves, trees, and the land. Workers must follow employer's instructions to ensure safety procedures are followed. Once the land is cleared workers may spray fertilizers and other organic matter and run field rows and may also install irrigation systems to prepare fields for planting. GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL DUTIES: Work begins at assigned time usually shortly after daylight. Work is performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temperatures ranging from I 00 (+) degrees to 35 degrees F. Workers will work on their feet in bent, stooped, and crouched positions for long periods of time. Workers will make fast, simple, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists. Workers must be able to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs. Workers will use muscles to lift, push, pull, or cany heavy objects. Workers will frequently lift up to 50 lbs. Workers will supply their own work clothes. All the tasks in this Job Description constitute one (I) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day in the sole judgment of the employer. Workers may be required to perform work on the farm that is incidental to primary tasks, such as working on vehicles and equipment. This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated. The employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to successfully operate a farm. During certain duties, workers may be required to work in teams to accomplish a certain task. When engaged in teamwork activities workers must coordinate with other members of the team to accomplish the task QUALIFICATIONS • 3 months of experience working on a commercial farm • Must be at least 18 years of age • Legally authorized to work in the United States The employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product.
Job Classification:
47-2061.00 - Construction Laborers

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:
Must have three months experience harvesting crops on commercial farm. Must be at least 18 years old, and legally authorized to work in the US. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers are subject to random drug testing at no cost to the employee. All drug testing will occur after the worker begins his or her employment and is not a part of the interview process. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
51
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
10:00 P.M. - 6:30 A.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Duncan Family Farms LLC
Location:
Goodyear, AZ 85395
Telephone Number:
+16238559880

Worksite

Address:
5239 N Sarival Ave, Litchfield Park , AZ 85340

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22209-382240
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
per hour paid weekly with no overtime.
Date Posted:
8/8/2022

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