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Farmworkers/laborers

Sester Farms, Inc

Gresham, OR

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15033518954
Email address to Apply:
jeff@sesterfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
21
Job Duties:
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Field work begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work may be performed during light rain and in high humidity and in freezing or high heat temperatures. The worker may be required to work in the orchard when trees are wet with dew/rain and should have suitable clothing for variable weather conditions. Worker will lift or load up to 75lbs. Amounts 50lbs and above: assistance allowed. The Worker may never ride on agricultural equipment not designed for work related riding purposes or any other non-passenger intended equipment unless instructed and authorized by the employer or supervisor to do so. All work related injuries must be immediately reported to the crew leader, foreman, or supervisor. Workers compensation claims may be presented to any medical provider, through your employer or state agency if applicable. This is a job description for field grown production, harvest, culture and care of nursery grown products. You’ll typically be exposed to Dust, Dirt, Heat, Cold, Fumes, Noise, Vibration and water. Physically expect to be Lifting, Pulling, Reaching, Manipulating/Grasping, Carrying, Pushing, Shoveling, Bending, Twisting, Climbing and Squatting. All tasks in this job description constitute one job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day. Employees must perform the assigned work, and may not perform duties not included herein or work in areas not assigned without the specific authorization of the manager or supervisor. SEE ADDENDUM C
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:
*SEE ADDENDUM C 4a) Must be able to lift and/or load 75lbs. Assistance allowed on items weighing 50lbs and above. 4b) Work may take place when temperatures are below freezing and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 4c) May require extensive pulling and/or pushing of tools, wheelbarrows, fruit containers, etc. 4d) May require worker to sit and/or walk for extensive periods of time while sorting, clipping, examining, weeding, transporting, pruning, etc. 4e) Workers will be required to stoop and/or bend over while performing farm labor such as weeding, irrigating, pruning, picking, removing debris, etc. 4f) There will be repetitive movements while performing most of the farm labor duties, for example picking, sorting, pruning, shoveling, weeding, etc.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Sester Farms, Inc
Location:
Gresham, OR 97080
Telephone Number:
+15036634844

Worksite

Address:
33205 SE Oxbow Dr, Gresham , OR 97080

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22335-615370
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
**See Addendum C, Special Pay Information
Date Posted:
12/19/2022

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