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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker

Lubbers Brothers Farms Inc.

Zeeland, MI

$18.50 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16162182724
Email address to Apply:
scott.lubbers1204@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Cultivate and harvest lettuce primarily by hand. Cut heads of lettuce using a knife, place lettuce into a basket, and load full basket onto trailer being pulled behind truck/tractor in the field. May assist with field preparation and ride on planter and place plants into pre-dug hole, if needed. Spread plastic or other ground covering as needed. Clean plastic by hand from ground upon removal. Till soil. Mow, cut, thin and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, post-harvest activities and other manual tasks. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Grade, size, and sort product according to color, shape, size, appearance, feel, and/or quality, in accordance with supervisor's instructions and employer standards. Inspect products for damage/defects and discard inferior products and foreign matter. Place product in bins/containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Take care to prevent damaging produce and plants. Assist with farm building/field maintenance. Clean/sanitize work areas and equipment. Workers may operate equipment as needed and must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Assist with 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 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; (3) has treated company property (tools, equipment, crops, fixtures, etc.), with care and respect, avoiding damage or improper cleanliness or maintenance standards; (4) has timely and consistently followed instructions duly communicated by supervisors, crew leaders, and management personnel; (5) has complied with the employer's quality control standards for ensuring a marketable product; (6) is not repeatedly tardy or absent, has reported to work at the time and place instructed, and remained at work for the agreed-upon work hours, unless such absence was excused or the worker timely communicated and sought approval for any deviation from such schedule; (7) has consistently performed the duties assigned, in the manner instructed, and has not purposefully malingered or acted in a recalcitrant manner (i.e.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
Work outside in inclement weather condition. Walk, bend, stoop, reach, sit, push, pull and perform repetitive movements. Lift, carry and load up to 50 lbs.
Number of Hours Per Week:
55
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Lubbers Brothers Farms Inc.
Location:
Hudsonville, MI 49426
Telephone Number:
+16168752153

Worksite

Address:
6215 Chicago Dr., Zeeland, MI 49464

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24092-843513
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/9/2024

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