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Farmworker: Diversified 45-2092.00

Kreher Enterprises LLC

Clarence, NY

$16.95 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H2Aapplications@krehereggs.net
Web address to Apply:
www.krehereggs.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
140
Job Duties:
Crops: Beets, Squash (summer & winter), Sweet Corn, Green Bell Peppers, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Cauliflower, Hot Peppers, Red Bell Peppers, Kale, Greenhouse Flowers, Feed Grains (corn/soybeans/wheat) and other fresh market vegetables. Primary Job Descriptions: Vegetable/Floral Crop – Workers will prepare fields for planting Vegetables. Worker will plant Vegetables/Flowers according to their supervisor’s instructions. Pre-harvest activities include picking rock and debris from fields, field edge maintenance, transplanting, pruning and weeding. Workers will bend and stoop to pick vegetables/flowers according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Pickers will take care not to bruise or scar produce. Workers will carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) lbs. and empty into larger bin or onto trailer. Workers are required to work in fields when plants are wet with dew or rain. Temperatures in fields during the working hours can range from thirty-five (35) to over ninety-five (95) degrees. Irrigation – Workers will lay down irrigation pipe, monitor for leaks, move and remove pipe as needed throughout the growing season. Pipe can weigh fifty (50) lbs. and workers will be required to carry pipe short distances from the truck to the field. Building and Field Maintenance – Light building maintenance required to involve sweeping, cleaning, and painting in and around farmstead, including buildings and grounds. This also includes field maintenance such as rock picking, trimming hedgerows and hand weeding. Secondary Job Descriptions: Driving Workers – Drive workers daily to and from the work site. Drive workers weekly to the grocery store and bank. Workers will have 24/7 access to passenger vans holding 9 workers as well as a bus that hold 15 workers. They are free to go to the store and bank at their convenience. Biosecurity Requirements - Any persons coming on to our farms and into our barns must not own birds, unless they are not located within a commutable distance from any of our farm locations. This is mandated by the following: • United Egg Producers – Animal Welfare Certification • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – National Poultry Improvement Program – Biosecurity Indemnification Requirement • Eggland’s Best Standard Operating Procedures – Biosecurity Standard • Food & Drug Administration (FDA) – 21 CFR, Parts 16 and 118 – Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL ACTIVITIES: Work begins at assigned time. Work may be performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temperatures ranging from 110 degrees to 20 degrees F. Workers will perform the majority of tasks standing in the upright position and can expect to stand on their feet for extended periods of time. Some tasks, however, require workers to perform activities on their feet in stooped or crouched position for long periods of time. Workers may and will lift weight of 75 lbs. Workers will supply their own work clothes. All the tasks in this Job Description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day in the sole judgment of the employer. This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated.
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:
All workers should have at least 3 months experience working as a farmworker on a commercial farm. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers are subject to random drug testing post hire at no cost to the employee post hire. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
41
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Kreher Enterprises LLC
Location:
Clarence, NY 14031
Telephone Number:
+17167596802

Worksite

Address:
5411 Davison Rd, Clarence , NY 14031

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23094-901626
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/11/2023

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