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Farm Worker Crop

Kruckeberg Ops LLC

Moro, IL

$15.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16183770890
Email address to Apply:
tkruck90@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
Workers are needed for farm activities involved in planting, growing, harvesting, cleaning, trimming and packing horseradish. Three months experience is required in all aspects in the care of, production, packing and planting of horseradish. Workers must be able to work as a group and keep pace with harvesting equipment, separate dirt and farm material while harvesting, keep up with product flow in the packing shed while the horseradish is trimmed, graded, packed, and planting stock is selected and sorted. Work in the fields can range from windy, dry, dusty or cloddy conditions to cold wet and muddy conditions. Soils are cloddy when dry or extremely soft when wet and difficult to maneuver in. At least three months experience is needed in working in, on, or around harvesting, planting equipment and packing lines; identification of defective or damaged horseradish roots during the plant selections, root cleaning and grading process; procurement and stripping of horseradish planting stock; conducting weed management during growing season; and lifting and suckering of newly established horseradish plants. Worker must be able to lift bins, containers, sacks, and pallets weighing 70 pounds or more routinely during the work day. Some job assignments require long periods of bending and stooping. Steady and reliable attendance is a must as each aspect of the job requires employees to work as a team to maintain product flow, quality and consistency. The owner or supervisor will make daily individual work, crew assignments and location of work as the needs of the operation dictate. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties on any given day and different tasks on different days and occasionally these tasks could include driving farm tractors or other farm equipment to help harvest, plant or pack horseradish for Kruckeberg Ops LLC
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:
Experience must be in the production and harvesting of horseradish crops.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Kruckeberg Ops LLC
Location:
Moro, IL 62067
Telephone Number:
+16183770890

Worksite

Address:
6933 Fields Drive, Moro, IL 62067

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22231-427067
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/24/2022

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