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Potato Farm Worker

Walther Farms LLC

Cass City, MI

$17.34 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Crops/Commodities: potatoes. Workers will engage in cultivating and sorting/packing potatoes. Tasks include weeding potato fields during harvest either by hand or with a hoe. Workers will sort potatoes, standing beside a moving conveyor belt and removing the damaged potatoes and foreign materials from the good potatoes by hand. Workers will keep the line in clean working condition by shoveling dirt and other debris from under/around conveyor belts/apparatus. Workers will clean and sanitize bins. Workers will assist in loading trucks with product weighing up to and including 75 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Saturday work required. The employer will offer 3 shifts per 24 hours with an unpaid lunch break Monday through Saturday: (Shift 1) 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Shift 2) 2:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. (Shift 3) 10:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Each shift receives an unpaid 30-minute lunch break. Each worker will be assigned to a shift.
Job Classification:
45-2041.00 - Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

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Job Requirements

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This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience working on a vegetable crop farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 75 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. Must be willing to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift hours.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Walther Farms LLC
Three Rivers, MI 49093
Telephone Number:


5545 Wilsie Road, Cass City, MI 48726

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