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Farmworker/laborer

Rajzer Farms LLC

Decatur, MI

$18.50 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15173915090
Email address to Apply:
wuglals@michfb.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Worker will install wire and will use clothes pin to pin back both sides of tunnel plastic as directed by supervisor. Worker will be instructed to pull back and pin open a portion of tunnel plastic during plant growth and remove at the end of season. Pay will be hourly. Worker will assist in planting fruits and vegetables as seeds, plants and plug transplants from greenhouse. Worker will walk or ride through the field bending and kneeling to place seeds or plants into the ground as instructed by supervisor. Worker may be required to weed fields and work areas as directed by supervisor. Worker will weed by hand, with hand tools such as a hoe, mechanically or by spot-weed spraying. Worker will be trained in appropriate application of herbicides for spot-weed spraying. Worker will complete hand tasks associated with vineyard maintenance. Worker will trim grape vines and complete shoot positioning. Worker will remove suckers, spot-weed spray, repair posts and wires, thin grapes by removing grape clusters by hand, train vines and rake brush from under vines as per supervisor instruction. Worker will be required to spray crops as directed by supervisor, using tractor and sprayer. Worker must be able to safely drive tractor and operate sprayer exercising caution not to damage crops or property. Worker must be able to read measurements, including quarts, pints, ounces, pounds and accurately combine and apply chemicals according to label. Worker will be required to wear personal protective equipment in accordance with labels. Worker will install irrigation lines such as drip irrigation tubing and other irrigation equipment. Worker will remove irrigation lines and equipment from the field as instructed by supervisor. Worker will be required to check and maintain all working components of irrigation system which include: irrigation lines, drip tape, sprinklers, headers, mainlines, valves, any other irrigation equipment. Worker will fix leaks as directed by supervisor. Worker may be required to operate a tractor/forklift for harvest and crop maintenance purposes in the fields of strawberries, cucumbers, jalapenos, specialty peppers, hard squash, grapes, corn, soybeans and truck farm crops. Tasks include transporting produce, pulling, pushing, moving irrigation lines, and the loading and unloading of product. Worker may transport trailers to and from worksites, move trailers throughout field/loading area to allow harvest crew to put harvested product on trailer. Worker will be responsible for general repairs and maintenance of Employer's farm equipment and irrigation on the farm. Worker will repair farm equipment using shop tools such as a torch, power saw, air impact, and wrench. Shop tools will be provided by Employer. Pay will be hourly. Worker may be required to maintain farm property including migrant camps and other farm building structures. Worker may work from elevated surfaces using ladders and lifts. Any hand task required for maintenance of farm. Worker may be required to safely use a hammer, screwdriver, chainsaw, pneumatic air gun, drill, handsaw, and other power tools for general farm maintenance.
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:
Job requires worker to complete tasks in general farm labor; planting, growing, and hand harvest of: asparagus, blueberries, cucumbers, hard squash, jalapeo, specialty peppers, strawberries, grapes, corn, soybeans, truck farm crops; grading/packing of: cucumbers, strawberries, hard squash, jalapeno, grapes and specialty crops. Experience Requirement: 3 months of commercial agricultural experience in fruit or vegetable required. Applicants must furnish job references from recent employers within the past 5 years establishing acceptable prior experience. Drug testing is done at employer's expense and not utilized as preemployment tool.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Rajzer Farms LLC
Location:
Decatur, MI 49045
Telephone Number:
+12694234941

Worksite

Address:
76301M-51, Decatur, MI 49045

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24037-698371
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$1.50 per 1 bushel team-based piece rate Cucumber Harvest. Estimated Hourly rate $18.50. Team-based piece rates are equally shared between the team members.
Date Posted:
2/13/2024

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