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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker/laborer

Valley Farms, LLC

Imlay City, MI

$18.50 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15173915090
Email address to Apply:
wuglals@michfb.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
42
Job Duties:
Worker will hand collect onions from the corner ends of the fields spanning a length of 50 feet and gently place into 5 gallon buckets. Worker will then carry full buckets of onions weighing up to 50 pounds and gently dump in the center rows in the field to prepare the rows to be harvested mechanically. Worker will be required to weed in carrot and onion fields by hand or using a hoe. Worker will be required to identify and remove undesired plants, without causing harm to or removing adjacent carrot and onion plants. Worker will be required to stoop, bend, and work on hands and knees for long periods of time. Hoes will be used in the weeding process at discretion of management. Worker will be required to efficiently use the hoe without causing damage to carrot or onion plants and may be transferred to solely hand weeding if supervisors find hoe damage to carrots or onions. Worker may be required to pick up and move 5 gallon buckets of onions, weighing up to 50 pounds, to ends of rows as directed by supervisor. Worker will assemble boxes by hand by grasping flattened box, folding flaps down and pushing tabs into locked position. Worker will apply a sticker with the code date and product code to the assembled box. Workers will conduct various farm, field and packing house clean up tasks such as cleaning the break room, restroom, office, sweeping and shoveling onions and cleaning equipment and work area as instructed by supervisor. Worker will be responsible for general repairs and maintenance of farm equipment on the farm. Worker will repair farm equipment using shop tools such as a torch, power saw, air impact, and wrench. Shop tools will be provided by employer. Workers will be asked to dig trenches using a shovel and load, unload, carry and connect irrigation pipe. Workers will also inspect new and pre-established irrigation pipe to make sure equipment is working properly. Workers will be required to lift 60 pounds. Worker will drive and operate tractor, forklift, and other farm equipment to perform farm tasks; drive employer provided vehicle to and from the worksite and to other locations; transport employers crops to market and storage locations with all locations allowing workers to reasonably return within same workday; spray crops with tractor and spray attachment; routine general repairs and maintenance of farm equipment and tools on farm. Pay will be hourly.
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:
Job requires worker to complete tasks in for General Farm Labor for carrots, onions, sweet corn, leafy greens, lettuce, and pumpkin. Hand harvest of sweet corn, leafy greens, and pumpkin. Packing of onions, lettuce, and carrots. Experience Requirement: 3 months verifiable experience in commercial vegetable weeding. Applicants must furnish job references from employers of the last 3 years establishing acceptable prior experience. Drug testing done at employers expense and will be used as preemployment tool.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Valley Farms, LLC
Location:
Imlay City, MI 48444
Telephone Number:
+18107244725

Worksite

Address:
804 N Van Dyke Rd, Imlay City, MI 48444

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24124-957011
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Wage is current AEWR
Date Posted:
5/9/2024

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