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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers

Rodriguez Harvesting, LLC

Sherman Township, IL

$18.18 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12295283022

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Plant, cultivate, harvest, grade and field pack greens, peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, hard squash, cabbage, green beans, sweet corn, cucumbers, herbs, beets, eggplant, and broccoli. Pre-harvest duties include tilling soil, planting, re-planting, cultivating, weeding, using shears, knives and other various cultivation tools. Install irrigation equipment, including laying and connecting pipes and hoses. Dig and maintain irrigation ditches, field roads and right-of-ways. Install or remove items required in plasticulture. Install or remove stakes, wire, netting or string using hammers, wire clippers and other tools. Remove or clean plant debris or vines from ground or trellises. Train vines or plants on strings or trellises. Harvest produce using tools such as knives, clippers and shears. Bunch, bundle, band, and tie harvested product. Operate agricultural equipment to plow, harrow, plant, cultivate, or harvest crops. Grade, sort, wash, select, label or pack harvested products into bags or boxes. Crops may be harvested and field packed. Stack boxes onto pallets, transport vehicles or trailers. Count and check harvested products. Clean and maintain all grounds and facilities. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may drive trucks or other vehicles to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers, and may be offered additional hours. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer attests that it has sent (or will promptly send) original surety bond to CNPC. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. TERMINATION. Prior to any termination for cause, employer evaluates workers' performance of required tasks and compliance with Work Rules and other employer policies. Employer may terminate a worker for cause if the worker's performance consistently and/or substantially fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations (in accordance with the criteria set forth herein), or otherwise engages in serious or egregious misconduct that endangers health, safety, or property. In assessing whether workers' performance meets reasonable expectations, employer evaluates, among other reasonable criteria, whether the worker: (1) has adequately complied with the Work Rules and any other policies or procedures; (2) has complied with all health and safety guidelines, including the use of tools or equipment in accordance with best practices to protect the employer's property, crops, and in a manner that avoids injury or damage;
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:
Three months of verifiable vegetable harvesting experience required. Perform prolonged walking, bending, stooping, pushing/pulling, heavy lifting and carrying up to 55 lbs. repeatedly. Perform repetitive movements. Work outside in inclement weather, especially extreme cold or heat and/or wet weather for extensive periods of time. Must be 18 or older. Employer is a drug free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Negative results are required before starting work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Rodriguez Harvesting, LLC
Location:
Omega, GA 31775
Telephone Number:
+12295283022

Worksite

Address:
1500 North Field/The 166: E County Road 1500 North (40°16'17.18"N, 89°53'38.59"W), Sherman Township, IL 62633

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24078-809246
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Incentive: Harvest squash (yellow or zucchini), per 7 gallon bucket - Estimated hourly wage equivalent is $17.50 per hour. Actual piece rate earnings depend on individual factors. Guaranteed minimum of AEWR.
Date Posted:
4/10/2024

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