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Honey Harvester/processor

Warcola Honey Farms LLC

Redwood, NY

$17.80 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17327708593
Email address to Apply:
infowarcolahoneyfarms@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Honey. Primary job duty is to harvest/extract honey. Operate extracting machinery to remove wax cappings and extract honey from comb. Fill drums with extracted honey. Weigh and record drums. Workers required to follow common sanitary practices at all times to preserve quality and maintain food safety standards. Workers required to wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before begining harvest activities. Rebox and prepare combs for next harvest. Make, repair, paint and clean boxes and equipment as required. Use hammers, hive tools and other hand tools to perform manual tasks. General maintenance and servicing of equipment and facility. May work in other aspects of commercial bee keeping, including accessing a colony to determine if it needs food or medicine, feeding and medicating bees, maintaining hives in a healthy state. Must respond correctly to bees to harmonize with their natural cycle and keep them in the healthiest state possible for survival and profitability. Work is to be done for long periods of time. Workers are expected to perform duties including boxing, weighing and loading of product. Workers may assist in loading trucks with product weighing up to 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers' ability to perform the job. Workers must have no fear of bees and be non-allergic to bee stings, pollen, honey or other products of the hive. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day. Temperatures may range from 10 to 100 F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop operations. Workers may not report for work while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on Company property is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination. Persons seeking employment as experienced honey harvester/processor must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. 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. 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. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. 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:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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 three months of prior experience working on a honeybee farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with beekeeping. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Workers must have no fear of bees and be non-allergic to bee stings, pollen, honey or other products of the hive. Must speak/understand Spanish in order to communicate with work crews.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Warcola Honey Farms LLC
Location:
Redwood, NY 13679
Telephone Number:
+17327708593

Worksite

Address:
41986 NY St. Rt. 37 and additional bee yards located within Jefferson county, Redwood, NY 13679

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24117-930533
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
All hours worked in NY will be guaranteed at the current AEWR $17.80 and all hours worked in NC will be guaranteed the current AEWR of $15.81
Date Posted:
5/2/2024

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