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General Farm Worker

Grand Teton Organics

Blackfoot, ID

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H-2AJobs@snakeriverfarmers.org

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of seed potatoes. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/crop production. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; remove undesirable and excess growth from farm grounds; paint/repair/maintain farm structures; perform general cleanup of farm areas, around conveyors and worksite; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. Duties related to the Packing of Produce will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: sort seed according to grade, color and size; discard diseased/rotting/inferior product and foreign matter; tend/monitor machine to ensure proper movement of product; alert equipment operator of equipment clogging/malfunctions; aid operator in correct machine performance.
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:
Applicants must have 3 months experience with general farm work and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Grand Teton Organics
Company Name:
John Hoggan
Location:
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Telephone Number:
+12083137303

Worksite

Address:
1050 North 105 West, Blackfoot, ID 83221

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22291-536948
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
The highest applicable wage will be paid at the time the work is performed, for every hour or portion thereof worked during a work contract period, including any higher or lower adjustments published by the Department of Labor.
Date Posted:
11/7/2022

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