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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Kenly Farms

Maricopa, AZ

$14.79 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16029550222
Email address to Apply:
Marilyn@Kenlys.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
Cutting rose root in the field, processing root stock, planting root stock in fields, cutting rose plants in fields, processing rose stock, plant rose stock, processing rose grafting wood in the fields, processing rose grafting wood, rose harvesting, sorting plants, grading plants, stacking plants, tying plants into bundles of 10, sawing plants, counting bundles, loading plants bundles into trailers, loading and moving plant bundles from trailers into semi trucks. Rebudding, cleaning and maintaining facilities. Fall Budding: Lying in a prone position on a budding cart, the employee uses a budding knife to cut a small niche or seat under the stock. The employee then removes a bud scion from a whip or rose cutting and places it in the cut seat. A budding cart is a metal frame on wheels with a fabric sling that is propelled using the knees or feet. Tying: Lying in a prone position on a budding cart, following the budder, employees secures the bud scion to the stock using plastic budding tape, creating an air-tight seal. A budding cart is a metal frame on wheels with a fabric sling that is propelled using the knees or feet. Collecting Budwood: Cut sticks from rose bushes 12 to 14 inches in length using pruning shears that range from 7 . to 8 . inches in length. Wrap sticks in damp burlap, attach a variety ticket, and place the burlap at the bottom of the field. Topping: Cutting unwanted excess growth an inch above the bud union using pruning shears that range from 7 . to 8 . inches in length or loppers, which are approximately 24.8 inches in length. Irrigation: Hand lines; connect and disconnect lines/pipes and move sections weighing as much as 40 pounds across fields at specified intervals on a sustained basis; check alignment and adjust for proper water distribution; turn on pumps; turn valves to start/stop water flow; lift and close pipe and ditch gates; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas; siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch. Work is sometimes completed in freshly irrigated or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times. Weeding: Individuals will be walking through a field either bending over and hand pulling weeds or using a company supplied long handle hoe to remove the weeds. All materials will be supplied by the Company. Machine/Equipment Operator: Individuals will be able to operate machinery including tractors as directed and trained by Supervisory Personnel. Truck Operator: Individuals should be able to operate Company owned or leased trucks that would bring Company product from the fields of operation to the Packing Facility. A valid U.S. Commercial Drivers License or International Commercial Drivers License is required. Facility Forklift Operator (Single/Double): Individuals will be able to operate a forklift to load pallets of packed product into refrigerated trucks as directed and trained by Supervisory Personnel. Field 10 Pallet Forklift Operator: Individuals will be able to operate a 10 Pallet forklift to unload empty bins from flatbed trailers, place them on the ground and load full bins onto flatbed trailers as directed and trained by Supervisory Personnel. Cleaner: The cleaning position consists of general cleaning of the facility. The employee is responsible for picking up trash inside and outside of the tunnels including the whole facility. Employees are provided with trash bags for garbage containers. Employees must wear Company provided protective gear at all times, dust mask, gloves and safety glasses. 3 month experience required, no education, training/ orientation will be provided for all of the above referenced positions.
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:
Must be able to work in extreme heat and extreme cold climates and be able to carry 50 plus pounds carry a back pack weighing at most 15 pounds for hours while bending over to tie bundles.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Kenly Farms
Location:
Phoenix , AZ 85014
Telephone Number:
+16029550222

Worksite

Address:
8271 N Green Rd, Maricopa , AZ 85139

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22210-385272
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/3/2022

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