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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operator/harvester

Brenckle Farms, Inc.

Hartville, OH

$18.18 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13308774426
Email address to Apply:
brencklefarmshartville@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
30
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Radishes, lettuce, endive, escarole, parsley, spinach, greens, cilantro, onions, beets, zucchini, squash, beans, cabbage, eggplant, corn, tomatoes. Operation and Maintenance of Farm Equipment: Workers will operate tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators and general tillage equipment. Workers will be expected to be able to operate equipment, with or without direction, in a manner that protects the operator, other employees, crops, trees, facilities and equipment. Failure to comply with operating and safety standards may result in termination. Workers will assist with the maintenance and repair of tractors and equipment. Vegetable Harvesting: Harvesters will pick produce as it ripens. Crops grown on the farm include radishes, lettuce, endive, escarole, parsley, spinach, greens, cilantro, onions, beets, zucchini, squash, beans, cabbage, eggplant, corn, and tomatoes. Different harvesting techniques will be utilized depending on the type of crop, but these are manual tasks. Workers must be able to keep up with work pace of balance of the harvest crew. Harvesters will not be involved in planting or cultivation activities. Harvesters are expected to perform duties including box making, boxing, weighing and loading of product. Harvesters will load field trucks with product weighing up to 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time. 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 weeds may affect workers ability to perform the job. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day, working in fields. Temperatures may range from 50 to 100 F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire upon suspicion and post-accident drug testing required. Persons seeking employment as experienced Agricultural Equipment Operator/Harvester 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; (3) has treated company property (tools, equipment, crops, fixtures, etc.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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 three months of verifiable prior experience working on a diversified crop farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire upon suspicion and post-accident drug testing required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Brenckle Farms, Inc.
Location:
Hartville, OH 44632
Telephone Number:
+13308774426

Worksite

Address:
12434 Duquette Ave. (40.957803,-81.301350), Hartville, OH 44632

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24120-935006
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Corn, $0.50 per dozen. The estimated hourly wage rate equivalent for this piece rate is $20 based on workers filling 10 crates/hr on average. Guaranteed AEWR is $18.18 per hour.
Date Posted:
5/2/2024

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