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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker Labor

KEITH ELLIOTT FARMS

Fancy Farm, KY

$14.26 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12706422600
Email address to Apply:
dianna.elliott@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
The employer will furnish, without charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required in the performance of the specified work. Workers will be charged for any willful damage or loss of such tools and equipment. Greenhouse: Workers may seed plant trays. Workers may clean and wash plant trays. Workers may apply water and fertilizers to plants in trays. Workers may clip and mow plants. Workers may load plant trays onto trucks and wagons. Setting Tobacco: DARK & BURLEY TOBACCO Workers may ride setting machine to plant tobacco. Workers may plant by hand. Workers may load plant trays onto equipment for setting. Workers may stack and remove trays from fields. Workers may prepare fields for planting. Workers may reset missing plants by hand. Top/Oil Tobacco: Workers may pull suckers from plants. Workers may break tops & bad leaves from plants. Workers may apply oils to tops of plants. Cutting Tobacco: Workers will cut ripe plants off at the ground using tobacco knife and spear stalk over metal spear on to a wooden stick (stick is 48” long, one end is stuck in the ground and metal spear is placed on opposite end). Workers will drop sticks in standing tobacco, before cutting, by hand or by machine. Workers will transfer loaded sticks from ground to wagon or trailer in an orderly fashion. Industry standard is six (6) plants per stick. (Stick and plants may weigh up to 80 pounds) Housing Tobacco: Workers will transfer loaded stick from wagon or trailer to other workers standing on rails in the tobacco barn. Workers standing on rails will either hang sticks between rails and separate plants or transfer to another worker standing on the rails above them (rails may be 48” apart and from 6 feet to 40 feet above ground). Stripping Tobacco: Workers may place wood & sawdust in barns for curing process. Workers will remove tobacco from rails in the barn and transport tobacco to stripping room. Workers will pull leaves from plant stalks by hand and place in bailing machine. Workers will operate bailing machine and may be asked to separate leaves into two (2) or more quality grades of tobacco prior to bailing. Diversified crops: corn, beans, wheat, hay & straw Workers may fill planters with seed from 50lb. Bags. Workers may operate equipment to prepare fields. Workers may spray crops for weeds and grass. Workers may apply water and fertilizers. Workers may restock trucks and equipment with seed bags. Workers may use equipment to prepare fields for planting. Workers may load and unload harvested crops for shipping and storage
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:
General Conditions: Workers will begin at an assigned time, 7:00 am and continue until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If work is available beyond normal workdays the employer may offer, but not require, the worker the opportunity to work additional hours. Workers are not required to work the Sabbath Day or Federal Holidays. Worker may be required to work in the fields when leaves are wet with dew or rain and should have suitable clothing for conditions including light rain and temperatures ranging from 60 degrees to more than 100 degrees. Workers will be trained for two days (16 Hours) after which the worker will be expected to perform all listed job duties in an effective manner. All job duties apply, except wood/sawdust in barns apply to only dark fire tobacco.
Number of Hours Per Week:
37
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
KEITH ELLIOTT FARMS
Company Name:
KEITH ELLIOTT FARMS
Location:
FANCY FARM, KY 42039
Telephone Number:
+12706422600

Worksite

Address:
564 COUNTY RD. 1104 FANCY FARM, KY 42039, Fancy Farm, KY 42039

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23011-696192
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/20/2023

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