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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Truck Driver

Latitude 42 Farms, LLC

Bliss, ID

$23.17 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17603525212
Email address to Apply:
agdatahr@agdataglobal.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
H-2A and corresponding domestic workers must be available to perform each of the following job activities in connection with the harvesting and farming operations: Truck drivers deliver harvested perishable crops packed and loaded in bins and cartons. The hauling/truck driving activities are performed directly in connection with and as an integral part of the harvest and farming operations. The hauling/truck driving activities are not a separate job. Truck driving activities constitute less than 10% of the total duties performed. Truck driving activities are regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation Code of Federal Regulation, Title 49 sections 395.1-395.13, Hours of Service of Drivers, and are therefore exempt from overtime. The truck drivers must be available to perform each of the crop activities described in this job order and will perform various activities throughout the work week. The essential work activity involves moving a highly perishable agricultural crop (lettuce) directly from the farmer's fields to the processing plant. The truck drivers are required to complete each step of the haul, as part of necessary field-to processing facility activities for the crop harvest. The truck drivers must be physically and mentally healthy. Each worker is expected to operate hauling vehicles efficiently and safely through all types of routes. Workers must be able to operate tractors, trailers, semi trailers, and have adequate knowledge to make minor adjustments or repairs to these vehicles. Must have a CDL or equivalent license, pass a required drivers license background check, and mandated drug and alcohol test. Drivers must have and maintain a suitable driving record, and be insured by the employer's insurance company. 1. Employee may drive Class 8 over the road Commercial trucks with a GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) capacity of 80,000 GVW 2. In connection with the harvest and farming operations, employee picks up loaded trailers filled with bins in the fields and transports/hauls to the plant’s refrigeration storage site -cooling facility (initial point of distribution). 3. In order to drive trucks, Employees must possess valid authorized commercial drivers’ license (foreign or state issued) and must be able to pass DOT (Department of Transportation) -recognized medical exam. All employees in this position (H-2A as well as corresponding domestic workers), will be given the opportunity to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) on a voluntary basis. The CDL is not a pre-hire job requirement. No job applicant will be denied an employment opportunity due to a lack of a CDL at the time of application and/or hiring. Further, no worker (H-2A or corresponding domestic worker) will be terminated for failure to obtain a CDL.
Job Classification:
53-3032.00 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

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:
2
Special Requirements:
2-month experience in general farm work and harvesting to avoid crop damage and personal injury. Written verification of experience is required. Workers must stand, sit, crouch, bend, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Workers must be able to listen, understand, and follow instructions of company supervisors and managers. The company's Employment Arbitration Agreement is set forth in this Clearance Order outlining the procedures to follow in raising concerns to seek their prompt resolution with an option to arbitrate unresolved matters.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Latitude 42 Farms, LLC
Location:
Heber, CA 92249
Telephone Number:
+17603525212

Worksite

Address:
319 River Road, Bliss, ID 83314

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23103-931889
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Bonus: A discretionary bonus may apply. Overtime and Benefits: The employer will abide by the required Federal or applicable State laws when paying overtime and benefits to employees performing the listed activities herein.
Date Posted:
5/8/2023

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