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Farmworker

Overlook Harvesting Company, LLC_OHC Bayer Seed Lab - Farmworker

Waterman, IL

$18.18 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18633244654
Email address to Apply:
arubio@overlookharvesting.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Seeds. Services to be performed will consist of assisting in the process of determination & measurement with quality standards of agricultural seeds. This is an essential and a required task for labeling and preparing product for market. The purpose of the process, to measure and meet minimum germination/vigor standards and document/record, is required to meet Department of Agriculture seed labeling law. Duties would include the planting of seeds, planting preparation, counting seeds, soil and planting material management, movement & placement of trays/ including carts in & out of a germinator, measurement imaging of germinated seed, discarding of completed analysis of germinated seed, washing and cleaning of trays once complete, site cleanup, maintenance, painting seedling evaluation, sample receiving and sample prep. This work would be performed at a Bayer owned and operated lab nursery agricultural facility. Weeding: Workers will remove weeds by use of a hoe/pickaxe from the walk-way and remove all weeds growing around plants by hand. Workers will remove weeds from the growing area by raking piles of debris and dispose of it as directed by the farm manager and/or crew supervisor. Employer will train workers. Training will include but is not limited to safety training and worker protection training videos. Training includes general discussion of job duties and policies. Training will take place at Orientation prior to working. Employees will be explained and have read to them the Job Order. The employer will answer any questions the workers may have. "Workers will be assisting in the process of determination and measurement with quality standards of agricultural seeds. This is an essential and a required task for labeling and preparing products for market. The purpose of the process is to measure and meet minimum germination/vigor standards and document/record seed progress, as required to meet Department of Agriculture seed labeling law. Duties would include the planting of seeds, planting preparation, counting seeds, soil and planting material management, movement & placement of trays/ including carts in & out of a germinator, measurement imaging of germinated seed, discarding of completed analysis of germinated seed, washing and cleaning of trays once complete, and site cleanup and maintenance. This work would be performed at a Bayer owned and operated lab nursery agricultural facility. Workers may operate forklifts to move soil as part of seed lab operation."
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:
1
Special Requirements:
This job requires a minimum of 1 month of agricultural experience handling both manual and mechanized tasks. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 40 lbs. Employer- paid pre-employment and post-hire drug testing required. Criminal background check required. Drug testing will be conducted post-hire at employers expense and notes that the Employer conducts drug testing to maintain a drug-free workplace to ensure the safety of workers.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Overlook Harvesting Company, LLC_OHC Bayer Seed Lab - Farmworker
Location:
Winter Haven, FL 33884
Telephone Number:
+18633244654

Worksite

Address:
Bayer 450 East Adams Street, Waterman, IL 60556

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24085-826587
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/9/2024

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