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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Worker

Kirk Laborers Association LLC

Wautoma, WI

$18.50 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19207873317
Email address to Apply:
kikrklaborassociation@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
CHRISTMAS TREE OPERATIONS: Lift and carry 80-pound trees continuously throughout the day and after dark with lighting provided. Cut trees using hand saw or chainsaw. Bundle trees, prepare for transport, and load into containers. Field work and clean up. Other Job Specifications Include: 1. Workers will perform maintenance in Christmas tree fields and related product grown for Christmas sales fields including cone picking, weeding, hoeing with long-handled hoes, trunk painting, spreading fertilizer, culturing Christmas trees, base pruning and tagging Christmas trees. 2. Workers must be able to use hand pruners, machetes and other hand tools involved with the harvesting and culturing of Christmas trees. 3. Christmas tree/related produce operations, workers must harvest/cut full-grown trees/product, lift, and carry trees up to 80 pounds, and load them into a container, continuously throughout the day. 4. Provide general labor to assist in planting new trees by clearing property, planting seedlings, assembling trellises, installing irrigation, spreading of composted material and other labor considered necessary to develop new properties. 5. Cares for trees during growing process-recognize tree diseases. 6. Farm clean up tasks include picking up garbage around the field and harvest landings and cutting and burning unmarketable trees located in clear-cut sections. 7. Spot weed spraying, Limb removal, hoeing weeds, maintaining areas at the Shop, Office, or Housing. 8. Maintain a safe and healthy work area and report any safety concerns to the supervisor. Workers may also: 1. Utilize tractors to haul harvested trees, cones, foliage, and crops 2. Mix and apply chemicals and fertilizers 3. Operate trucks on farm to carry farm equipment to worksites, move freshly harvested trees and crops. Basic maintenance of agricultural equipment. 5. Put crops into boxes, gaylord containers, and trucks. 6. Operate farm equipment used to produce and harvest Christmas trees/related products. This would include balers, elevators, small tractors, packaging equipment and other automated devices. Workers with a clean MVR and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may be requested to drive company vehicles. Eligible workers may be asked to drive other workers. No workers will be terminated for failure to obtain a driver’s license.
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:
Employer will train. - OT/Holiday is not mandatory. - This is an application for Christmas Trees. - Must be able to lift and/or load 80 lbs. - There will be a demonstration period to familiarize workers with specific jobs and to demonstrate proper methods of working. 3 months of verifiable experience required working in a Christmas tree nursery. Crops listed may or may not be planted and employer is not limited to crops listed.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Kirk Laborers Association LLC
Location:
Wautoma, WI 54982
Telephone Number:
+19207873317

Worksite

Address:
Kirk International, Inc.: N4080 State Rd 22, Wautoma, WI 54982

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24121-942003
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/4/2024

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