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Farmworker

Trevino Ag Services, LLC

Aplington, IA

$16.19 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19562227781
Web address to Apply:
www.iowaworks.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Soybeans: Rouging Soybeans – Ability to identify plants with different color pubescence (fine short hairs cover the pods and stem of the plant), different pod color, height (at least 1 hand taller), or late maturity (plants that are still green with leaves). Walk each row and pull the off‐type plants out of the ground and then drop the plants outside of field. Soybean Rogueing & Weeding: Workers will walk seed fields to identify and remove rogue plants and discard them as directed. Workers will clean farm equipment and perform farm maintenance. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside in all kinds of weather and be in a possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands repeatedly, The employer will provides the tools necessary to perform the described job duties 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 such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. Workers that qualify may be required to operate Agriculture Machinery and farm vehicles to haul soybeans from the field to the indoor pack house. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employers products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Work may be performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temperatures up to 110 degrees F. Worker may be required to work in field when plants are wet with dew/rain and should have suitable clothing for variable weather conditions. Work is to be done for long periods of time. Workers are expected to perform duties including loading of product. Allergies to varieties of ragweed, goldenrod, insecticides, related agricultural chemicals, etc., may affect workers ability to perform the work described herein. Workers may also drive pickup trucks, tractors or vans. Not all workers are requested to drive. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess an appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a drivers license. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary and GAP practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering fields or for harvest activities of the packing facility for packing operations. Workers will perform various duties all associated with cultivation and harvesting soybeans. Workers will also clean, grade, sort pack and load harvested crops. Worker will place, not drop, product into harvest container and when full carry container to the designated area and either exchange for empty container or empty container then return to row and repeat process. Weekly and hourly work schedules in Boxes A.6 and A.7 are merely approximate; actual hours will depend on weather and needs of the growers. Workers may work in shifts/crews starting at 7 am.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
See Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Trevino Ag Services, LLC
Location:
Edinburg, TX 78541
Telephone Number:
+19562227781

Worksite

Address:
Bayer - 43.078800, -94.350000, Aplington , IA 50604

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22217-400449
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/19/2022

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