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Crewleader/farmworker

Overlook Harvesting Michigan, LLC - IL - StJoseph

Mahomet, IL

$31.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Web address to Apply:
www.overlookharvesting.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Corn. First-line supervision and coordination of agricultural workers. Under the direction of farm management, assign tasks and monitor crop production operations. Train workers in techniques such as planting, cultivating, or harvesting and in use of safety measures. Train workers in safe equipment operation. Direct or assist with adjustment or repair of equipment or machinery. Take directions from managers on work schedules, production requirements, and conditions of equipment and supplies. Maintain details of personnel actions. Operate employer's electronic time keeping system. First-line supervisors do not have direct hiring or firing authority, but may be asked by farm management to give warnings or take disciplinary action against works for safety or work rule violations. Corn Detasseling: Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. The worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the corn fields, for the purpose of detasseling seed corn, remove rogue plants, weeds and volunteer corn plants from seed corn production fields. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. 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. Depending on responsibilities performed, registration certificates and licenses held, workers will be paid on an hourly, piece rate or salary basis. Regardless of the method of pay, workers will earn at least the Adverse Effect Wage Rate for all hours worked, and overtime (if applicable) will be paid for workweeks in which nonexempt work and more than forty (40) hours are worked. Overtime will not be paid for workweeks when workers become eligible to perform only exempt work and are paid on a salary basis for all hours worked. 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. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. Worker may never ride on agricultural equipment not designed for work related riding purposes or any other non-passenger intended equipment unless instructed and authorized by the employer or supervisor to do so. NO cell phones, radios, CD players, MP3 players, or other electronic devices with headphones are permitted during work activity and/or while driving company vehicles. Employer requires all newly-hired employees to take and pass an employer-paid drug test before starting work. Drug test not required for prospective applicants prior to hiring decision. All testing is conducted uniformly after an initial job offer has been extended and accepted by the new hire.
Job Classification:
45-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

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:
6
Special Requirements:
This job requires a minimum of 6 months of agricultural experience working on a farm overseeing crews handling mechanized and manual tasks. Crew supervisors are responsible for overseeing that farmworkers perform manual tasks with accuracy and efficiency. 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 pre-employment and post-hire drug testing required. Criminal background check required. Workers must have either a U.S. CDL license with a Class B and Passenger Endorsement or a Mexican CDL - Digital Mexican License with A and B Endorsements. Must be eligible to apply for a Farm Labor Contractor Employee certificate within 30 days of hire.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
5:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Overlook Harvesting Michigan, LLC - IL - StJoseph
Location:
Winter Haven, FL 33884
Telephone Number:
+18633244654

Worksite

Address:
40.208100, -88.311000, Mahomet, IL 61853

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24108-898171
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/2/2024

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