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Karnemaat's LLC

Fremont, MI

$18.50 per hour


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Job Description

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FARM LABORER Worker will be required to hoe or pull weeds by hand from squash, potato, pumpkin, onion, carrot, beans, and pea fields as instructed by supervisor. Worker will be required to identify and remove undesired plants, without causing harm to crop plants. Worker will be required to wash and clean carrots, potatoes, and squash. Worker will be required to sort potatoes, carrots, squash, and apples. Worker will be required to stoop, bend, and work on hands and knees for long periods of time. Worker will assemble boxes by hand by grasping flattened box, folding flaps down and pushing tabs into locked position. Worker will apply a sticker with the code date and product code to the assembled box. Workers will conduct various farm and field clean up tasks such as cleaning the break room, restroom, office, sweeping and cleaning equipment and work area as instructed by supervisor or team leader. Worker will be required to cut potatoes, and carrots and place into appropriate containers. Worker with assistance from coworker(s) will be required to help lay plastic and lift plastic mulch rolls weighing 90 lbs. Worker will poke holes in plastic mulch for transplanting and plant transplant into soil through hole in plastic mulch by hand or using planting shovel. Worker will be required to help in other field set up tasks including low tunnel set up and trickle-irrigation set-up. Worker will be required to hoe or pull weeds / brush by hand as directed by employer or supervisor. Worker will operate mower or other mechanized equipment and machinery to prevent and control weeds / brush. Worker will perform tasks associated with the removal process of clearing trees from field or orchard. Manual and/or heavy machinery may be used. Worker will be trained on safe operation of equipment. Workers will stake and tie vegetable plants with 24 -60-inch vegetable stake that worker will pound into ground with stake pounder. Worker will apply vegetable twine between stakes at spacing interval designated by employer or supervisor. Worker will sprout young shoots as needed for optimum plant potential. Workers will thin vegetables as needed for optimum plant potential. Worker will complete other farm clean up tasks including picking up garbage around the and vegetable fields removing old string and wire from trellis and field and plastic mulch clean-up as directed by employer or supervisor and other hand tasks such as mowing and raking. Worker will remove plastic mulch and drip tape from field by pulling out of dirt, picking up plastic mulch and drip tape, and moving both to driveways or end of field as instructed. Worker will pick up string and deposit into approved bulk boxes or containers. Workers will remove stakes by pulling them out of field and stacking tasks for off season storage. Workers will engage in land, water, and other cultural management as directed by the supervisor. Worker will walk through field and pick up all stones, roots and trash that is in the field. Worker will place stones, roots and trash in a pile or piles, or worker will place them on a wagon pulled by a tractor if one is available. Any stones or roots too large to remove by hand (over 60 lbs) will be left in field to be picked up by tractor with bucket at later time. Worker will mark the spot with a provided flag. Worker will use a shovel, pickaxe and/or lopper to remove rocks and roots from the soil. Worker will unload stones, roots, and trash from the wagon into a designated area at the instruction of the supervisor. Pay will be hourly.
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

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Job requires worker to complete tasks in squash, potatoes, pumpkins, onions, carrots, beans, peas, & apples. Experience Requirement: 2 verifiable months of commercial agriculture hand harvest experience with a vegetable base required. Applicants must furnish job references from recent employers within the past 3 years establishing acceptable prior experience. Drug testing not utilized as pre-employment tool. Worker agrees to testing as a condition of employment. Testing done at employers' expense and not utilized as a pre-employment tool.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Karnemaat's LLC
Fremont, MI 49412
Telephone Number:


8287 S Warner Avenue, Fremont, MI 49412

Job Order Details

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