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Kietzer Farms, Inc.

Hartford, MI

$17.34 per hour


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Job requires worker to complete tasks in general greenhouse labor: planting, transplanting, seeding, plant growing, and general maintenance. SEED ROOM: Worker will remove trays from shipping pallet. Worker will de-stack trays and organize for use with mechanized seeding equipment. Worker will feed trays into seeding equipment. Worker will remove trays from seeding equipment. Worker will tag each tray with an ID tag provided by Supervisor. Worker will double check seeded trays from seeding equipment and manually fix errors. Worker will stack trays and load trays into germination box. Worker may be required to hand seed trays as directed by Supervisor. Pay will be hourly. TRAY LOADING: Worker will load and unload trays from the germination room to the greenhouse and from the greenhouse to the shipping containers. Worker will organize trays by varieties. Worker may build cardboard boxes and place on pallets for shipping. Worker may carry out tasks to recycle used trays received back to greenhouse. Pay will be hourly. FARM EQUIPMENT OPERATION: Worker may be required to operate a tractor/forklift/golf cart/off-road truck for tasks that include cultivating, transporting trays, pulling, pushing, moving irrigation lines, loading and unloading of product, and moving other equipment around worksite. Worker may transport trailers around worksite and move trailers throughout work area/loading area. Employer will provide additional training for this task. Pay will be hourly.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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Season Commitment: Job offered requires worker be available for and worker agrees to work every day that work is available for entire employment period. Worker must be able to perform job description duties in safe manner consistent with established safety procedures. Field work begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work may be scheduled during moderate rain, in high humidity, when trees are wet with dew/rain, and in temperatures as low as 15 degrees F and up to 105 degrees F. Worker should have suitable clothing for variable weather conditions. Drug testing not utilized as pre-employment tool.
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8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Kietzer Farms, Inc.
Hartford, MI 49057
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67267 90th Ave, Hartford, MI 49057

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