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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Worker

Amos Zittel & Sons Inc

Eden, NY

$17.80 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17166496340
Email address to Apply:
evan@zittel.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
22
Job Duties:
Workers will perform duties relating to the planting, harvesting, and field maintenance tasks including weeding, staking, and tying, and field clean-up tasks of all vegetable crops (corn, peppers, specialty peppers, squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplant, broccoli, lettuce, beans, brussels sprouts, and cabbage) as instructed by their supervisor. Perform duties relating to the washing and packing of vegetables harvested on the farm, as instructed by their supervisor. Perform duties including planting, maintaining, packing, and shipping of greenhouse products. Duties may vary from time to time. This work requires harvesting produce while making important decisions based on product size, shape, coloring and ripeness according to prescribed standards. Workers may be required to use hand tools such as knives and shears. Workers will also participate in the cleaning and packing of harvested produce, and the cleaning of packing lines, packinghouse, coolers, and any equipment or tools used for the harvesting, packing, storage, or handling of vegetables & flower deliveries. Workers will also plant, maintain, harvest, pack, ship, and load greenhouse floral or vegetable products in a greenhouse environment. All work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standards, operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team-based attitude. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending and lifting up to 60 pounds above the head for long periods of time outdoors in all weather, including adverse weather conditions. For food safety and general personal safety practices, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the provided bathroom accommodations and before entering the fields or packinghouse, and after smoking or eating. Three months verifiable experience in commercial conventional fruit or vegetable farming is required. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks posted in this job order. Employees unable to maintain minimum performance standards will be ineligible for further employment. All employees are expected to abide by Amos Zittel and Sons Work Rules.
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:
3 months verifiable experience
Number of Hours Per Week:
46
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Amos Zittel & Sons Inc
Location:
Eden, NY 14057
Telephone Number:
+17166496340

Worksite

Address:
3275 Webster Rd, Eden, NY 14057

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24044-714332
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Cucumber $1.10 per 24 qt. hamper /Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent for the piece rate is $18.70/Hr based on workers filling 17 hampers on average Guaranteed $17.80 per hour
Date Posted:
2/21/2024

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