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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker

Bultema's Farmstand & Greenhouse

Lynwood, IL

$18.18 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17087581565
Email address to Apply:
bultemasfg1@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
11
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Green beans, beets, cabbage, cantaloupes, cauliflower, sweet corn, eggplants, peppers, tomatoes, watermelons, zucchini. Plant, cultivate and harvest fruits and vegetables. Use hand tools including, but not limited to: shovels, hoes and knives. Plant roots, seeds and bulbs. Spread plastic or other groundcovering. Clean plastic by hand from ground upon removal. Till soil. Weed and thin plants. Transplant plants by hand. Stake/tie plants, trellis/prune plants, and set poles and wires for vine plants. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops. Tie vegetables in bunches. Grade, size and field pack product. Take care to prevent damaging produce and plants. Detassel corn. Walk through fields and pull tassel off plants as directed. Rogue corn and remove off-type plants. Plant, cultivate and harvest produce in a greenhouse operation. Lower and clip plants, remove shoots, prune, de-leaf, and harvest crops. Raise and lower vines. Use hand tools including, but not limited to: shovels, brooms, clippers, rakes, and knives. Plant, interplant, and transplant by hand. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops. Install drippers and hang hooks. Grading, sort, pack, and weigh product. Stack and de-stack product and supplies. Take care to prevent damaging produce and plants. May use mechanized equipment including but not limited to: sprayers, high lifts, and other power tools/equipment. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Assist with greenhouse and pack house maintenance and repairs. Work on production line. 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/trays and other containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Weigh products and record weight and/or grade. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Palletize and stack boxes/containers. Handle product carefully to prevent damage. Operate equipment safely, with or without direction. Must follow quality control standards and production procedures. Clean/sanitize work station and equipment. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Repair fences. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. Outdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations.
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:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural field work experience working in a diversified crop farm 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 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required. Workers with clean driving record and/or insurable driver's license may be required to drive company vehicles.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Bultema's Farmstand & Greenhouse
Company Name:
Peter Bultema & Sons, LLC
Location:
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Telephone Number:
+17087581565

Worksite

Address:
2785 E Lincoln Highway, Lynwood, IL 60411

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24097-862438
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/15/2024

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