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Farmworker: Diversified 45-2092.00

Duncan Family Farms LLC

Maricopa, AZ

$16.32 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16023202613
Email address to Apply:
recruitment@duncanfamilyfarms.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
75
Job Duties:
Crops: Green/Red Romaine, Green/Red Oak, Green/Red Leaf, Mizuna, Arugula, Green/Red Chard, Tatsoi, Spinach, Kale, Culinary Herbs, Microgreens. The job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable commercial agricultural employment experience, preferably on a vegetable 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. This is hard, strenuous labor, under cold, wet conditions in the spring and extreme heat and humidity in the summer. Workers may be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of herbs and vegetables. Workers may be required to manually plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables such as: Green/Red Romaine, Green/Red Oak, Green/Red Leaf, Mizuna, Arugula, Green/Red Chard, Tatsoi, Spinach, Kale as well as other types of vegetables, lettuce crops, Culinary Herbs, Microgreens and other field crops. Workers will be required to use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers, transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops, applying pesticides, or cleaning, grading, sorting, packing and loading harvested products. Drivers may be required to assist with farm building and field maintenance, repair fences, and / or repair or cover hoop houses. Workers may be asked to perform irrigation activities such as placing irrigation pipes and fittings. There is a considerable amount of stooping and kneeling throughout the various tasks being performed. Care must be taken to prevent damaging produce and plants. Workers will be required to dig and prepare ground, till soil and prepare field or planting, plant pots in fields, remove broken or damaged poles and install new poles (hoop houses), manually remove weeds by hand or with digging tools. Workers may be asked to spread plastic or cover crops with netting materials or plastic and remove them when no longer needed by hand or machine. Workers may be asked to pack crops in totes, bins, clamshells, tie or bundle items, weigh product and load product by hand. Workers may be asked to install and maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment, and remove drip tubing or install drip tubing, dig, and maintain ditches. When work is performed in the field workers must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or another durable footwear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. In addition, workers will be required to perform variable tasks such as the following: ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other tasks related to general farming. Workers will also engage in maintaining the equipment, restrooms, and fields in sanitary condition by sanitizing equipment, restrooms, lunch tables, picking up packing material, boxes, labels, trash, and discard of any other unwanted items. Work will also include mechanized fieldwork using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators, and other equipment. Workers will be expected to be able to operate agricultural equipment with or without direction. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex, or non-routine activities will be supervised. Field workers will be expected to perform their general duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning / re-entry and other essential postings.
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:
The job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable commercial agricultural employment experience, preferably on a vegetable 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. This is hard, strenuous labor, under cold, wet conditions in the spring and extreme heat and humidity in the summer. All Workers must be at least 18 years of age. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers are subject to random drug testing post hire at no cost to the employee post hire. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
51
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Duncan Family Farms LLC
Location:
Goodyear, AZ 85395
Telephone Number:
+16238539880

Worksite

Address:
39209 W Bowlin Road, Maricopa, AZ 85138

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24141-014175
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per hour paid bi-weekly with no overtime
Date Posted:
5/29/2024

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