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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker

JE Rockis Rental & Supply, INC

Smithfield, PA

$16.55 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13042823470
Email address to Apply:
jerockis@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Conifer trees. This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience, preferably working in a Christmas tree farm or nursery handling both manual and mechanized tasks including agricultural field work associated with production of Christmas trees. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Christmas Trees: Workers will perform heavy manual field work including but not limited to planting, cultivating and harvesting Christmas evergreen trees on a tree farm. Removes brush, ferns and other growth from planting area using tractor, mattocks and brush hooks. Plants seedlings using planting bar or augers. May scatter fertilizer pellets over planted area by hand or spreader. May spray herbicides or pesticides. Shears tops and limb tips from trees as specified by supervisor to control growth, increase limb density and improve shape Selects trees for cutting according to markings or size, species and grade and fells trees using axe or chain saw. May drive trucks or tractors to transport trees from the field to central loading area. Drags cut trees from cutting area, runs trees through tree baler and loads trees onto trucks for transport. Will collect seed cones from specified trees. Will place in transport containers based on tree variety. Load and unload boxes or bags of cones. Work will also include heavy mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include power shears, chain saws, high lift and fork lift, and tractors. Workers will be expected to operate and maintain agricultural equipment with or without direction. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. Outdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors.
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:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience, preferably working in a Christmas tree farm or nursery handling both manual and mechanized tasks including agricultural field work associated with production of Christmas trees. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
JE Rockis Rental & Supply, INC
Location:
Morgantown, WV 26501
Telephone Number:
+13042823470

Worksite

Address:
130 Hardin Hollow Rd, Smithfield, PA 26505

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23080-864618
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/24/2023

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