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Farm Laborer Vegetables

(Job Number 2922678)

Work Site: No Specific Work Location.

The worksites are located in Kenosha and Racine counties, WI. On Bus Route? No Pay: $14.72 Per Hour Duration/Usual Hours Per Week: Full-Time Temporary, 36 Hours Per Week Minimum. Job begins 8/1/2021. Job ends 10/7/2021. Shift/Workdays: First Shift. Monday through Saturday. Number of Openings: 49 Minimum Requirements of Employer: Education: No Minimum Education Level Requested Professional Licenses / Certifications: No Licenses or Certifications Requested Vehicle: No Vehicle Requested Driver's License: Type: No Driver's License Requested Endorsements: No Endorsement Requested Age: No Age Requested Experience / Qualifications: 3 months experience. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Workers may be required to work in teams to accomplish a certain task. When engaged in teamwork activities workers must coordinate with other members of the team to accomplish the task. Full Crop Commitment: The worker agrees to work for assigned employer(s) whenever work is available during the full remaining period of employment even though work may be slack at times. Excessive tardiness and/or absences will not be tolerated and will result in termination. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and/or . Worker may not fail or refuse to take such tests. Different tasks on different days. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the worker's supervisor. Worker may be required to take a drug and/or alcohol test. Duties and Responsibilities of the Job: Corn harvesting will be performed mule train style in crews of approx. 20 pullers. Workers will be pulling sweet corn off the stalk and tossing into a metal bin on the mule train, walk behind, in front of, or drive the mule train. Workers must keep up with the mule train as it moves slowly through the field. Assemble boxes/crates on the top of the mule train. Packers will pick corn out of the bins and place 48 ears into pre-made crates. Packed crates are then moved to workers who will fold and close the lid of the crates and push them down the conveyor belt system. Loaders will then lift and stack the full crates of corn onto the truck. Count and check the crates as they are loaded onto truck. Maintain daily log of hours and record number of harvested boxes. Corn is harvested in the early morning hours starting before daylight, while temperatures are cooler. This ensures that the sugar content of the corn is higher and provides a better-quality product. A generator powered lighting system is used during early morning hours. Workers will avoid harvesting ears of corn with discolored husks, unacceptable shanks. {longer than 6 inches) or visible worm damage. Sweet corn must be harvested by pulling down while bending and reaching to select mature ears. Workers must carefully select ears of corn of correct size & maturity & toss into bin. Worker's w/a valid CDL may operate trucks to transport corn & be offered additional hours. Greens, sweet corn, green beans, and cabbage will be harvested, graded, cultivated, and packed in boxes manually by hand and machine. Cabbage Produce may be harvested and field packed. Cabbage that is not field packed will be cut using a knife, put on conveyor belt, cored, and dropped into bin. Workers will harvest leafy greens according to supervisor's instructions by walking down assigned row and cutting leafy greens with a sharp knife. Workers must use care when harvesting not to drop nor damage produce or roots. Remove any discolored or defective leaves; place bands around bundles; place into box; carry and load completed boxes onto moving trailers. May wash, wrap, and/or ice produce in the field. Stack boxes of produce onto pallets, transport vehicles or trailers. Count and check harvested produce. Assemble boxes. Workers are expected to possess the skills to work in the production of crops listed in this job order. The introductory period for all crop activities is 2 days starting with the first day of employment to acclimate the worker to the physical demands of farm work and to familiarize workers with job specifications and to demonstrate proper harvest methods and other crop specific issues. Housing is provided at no cost to workers who are not reasonably able to return the same day to their place of residence. Employer will provide 3 meals per day at the cost posted in the federal register at $13.17 per day per worker. Employer agrees to offer the worker employment for a total number of work hours equal to at 3/4 of the workdays of the total period beginning with the first workday after the arrival of the worker at the place of employment or the advertised contractual first date of need, whichever is later, and ending on the expiration date specified in the work contract or in its extensions, if any. If the worker completes 50 percent of the work contract period, and the employer did not directly provide such transportation or subsistence or otherwise has not yet paid the worker for such transportation or subsistence costs, the employer agrees to reimburse the worker for reasonable costs incurred by the worker for transportation and daily subsistence from the place from which the worker has come to work for the employer to the place of employment. If the worker completes the work contract period, or is terminated without cause, the employer agrees to provide or pay for workers return to place from which worker departed.

Neither the ETA nor the State of Wisconsin Job Service are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of the information from the employer. However, if any material misrepresentation is made by the employer, procedures of the Employment Service Complaint System at 20CFR 658, subpart F apply. No Clearance Order accepted or recruited upon by the Wisconsin Job Service constitutes a contractual job offer to which the ETA or the Wisconsin Job Service is in any way a party. Both entities only provide employment assistance. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Benefits: The employer does not provide benefits for this job.

How to Apply:

E-Mail a Résumé To apply for this job, send your résumé or Job Center of Wisconsin Résumé to FLC@dwd.wisconsin.gov If you don't have a résumé, you can register and create one at jobcenterofwisconsin.com Additional Application Information ENTER JOB ORDER #2922678 ON SUBJECT LINE.

Farmworker

(Job Number 2913838)

Work Site: No Specific Work Location.

Worksites are located in Kenosha and Racine Counties.

For workers residing in employer-provided housing, employer provides, at no cost to workers, daily transportation to and from the worksite. Use of employer-provided transportation is voluntary. Daily transportation to/from the worksite is not available to workers who do not reside in employer-provided housing. Local workers and workers who decline employer-provided housing are responsible for own daily transportation. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no charge to the workers.

On Bus Route? No

Pay: $14.72 Per Hour

Duration/Usual Hours Per Week:

Full-Time Temporary, 40 Hours Per Week Minimum. Job begins 7/16/2021. Job ends 10/15/2021.This is a full-time temporary job from 07/16/21 to 10/15/21.

Shift/Workdays: First Shift. Monday through Saturday.

Number of Openings: 30

Min. Requirements of Employer: Education: No Minimum Education Level Requested. Professional Licenses / Certifications: No Licenses or Certifications Requested. Vehicle: No Vehicle Req. Driver's License: Type: No Driver's License Requested. Endorsements: No Endorsement Requested. Age: 18 or older Req.

Experience / Qualifications:

Three months of verifiable vegetable harvesting experience required. Perform prolonged walking, bending, stooping, pushing/pulling, heavy lifting and lifting 55 lbs repeatedly. Perform repetitive movements. Work outside in inclement weather, especially extreme cold or heat and/or wet weather for extensive periods of time. Must be 18 or older. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Negative results are required before starting work. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Pre-employment drug screening required.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Plant, cultivate, harvest, grade and pack collards, kale, turnips, mustard, cilantro, cabbage, green beans, sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, onions, broccoli, pumpkins, hard squash, yellow squash, and zucchini by hand or machine. Pre-harvest duties include tilling soil, planting, re-planting, cultivating, weeding, using shears, knives and other various cultivation tools. Install irrigation equipment, including laying and connecting pipes and hoses. Dig and maintain irrigation ditches, field roads and right-of-ways. Install or remove items required in plasticulture. Install or remove stakes, wire, netting or string using hammers, wire clippers and other tools. Remove or clean plant debris or vines from ground or trellises. Train vines or plants on strings or trellises. Harvest produce using tools such as knives, clippers and shears. Bunch, bundle, band, and tie harvested product. Operate agricultural equipment to plow, harrow, plant, cultivate, or harvest crops. Grade, sort, wash, select, label or pack harvested products into bags or boxes. Ice greens. Crops may be harvested and field packed or packed in the shed. Assemble cartons, crates and containers using hand tools. Stack boxes onto pallets, transport vehicles, or trailers. Count and check harvested products. Clean and maintain all grounds and facilities. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job.

Employer attests that it has sent (or will promptly send) original surety bond to CNPC.

Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers 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.

The employer will provide housing at no cost to H-2A workers and those workers in corresponding employment who are not reasonably able to return to their residence within the same day. Kitchen facilities are not furnished. The employer will provide three meals per day to each worker entitled to live in the employer's housing. A deduction of $13.17per day per worker will be deducted for meals to be provided to workers.Workers are guaranteed a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays of the total period beginning with the first workday after arrival or first date of need in the job order, whichever is later, and ending on the expiration date in the job order and any extensions.

Employer pays/reimburses foreign workers for all visa-related costs (excluding passport fees) in the first workweek. For non-commuting workers, employer pays/reimburses reasonable travel costs (transportation, daily subsistence, and lodging if applicable) from the place worker departed to the employer's place of employment. During this travel the the employer will pay for or reimburse daily meals by providing each worker at a cost of no less than $13.17 and no more than $55.00 per day with receipts.

Neither the ETA nor the State of Wisconsin Job Service are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of the information from the employer. However, if any material misrepresentation is made by the employer, procedures of the Employment Service Complaint System at 20CFR 658, subpart F apply.

No Clearance Order accepted or recruited upon by the Wisconsin Job Service constitutes a contractual job offer to which the ETA or the Wisconsin Job Service is in any way a party. Both entities only provide employment assistance. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Benefits: The employer does not provide benefits for this job.

How to Apply:

E-Mail a Résumé To apply for this job, send your résumé or Job Center of Wisconsin Résumé to FLC@dwd.wisconsin.gov If you don't have a résumé, you can register and create one at Job Center of Wisconsin. Additional Application Information Enter Job Order #2913838 on subject line.

Farmworker - Vegetables (Job Number 2932279)

Work Site: No Specific Work Location.

Worksites are located in Kenosha and Racine Counties. The employer will offer free transportation for workers from the employer's housing to the daily work site unless the office where the workers report daily to clock in or the designated field to report to is within walking distance and less than one mile from the housing. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no charge to the workers.

On Bus Route? No

Pay: $14.72 Per Hour

Duration/Usual Hours Per Week: Full-Time Temporary, 40 Hours Per Week Minimum.

Job begins 8/2/2021. Job ends 10/15/2021.

Shift/Work Days: First Shift. Monday through Saturday.

Number of Openings: 25


Minimum Requirements of Employer:

Education: No Minimum Education Level Requested Professional Licenses / Certifications: No Licenses or Certifications Requested. Vehicle: No Vehicle Requested

Drivers License: Type: No Drivers License Requested

Endorsements: No Endorsement Requested. Age: 18 or older Required

Experience / Qualifications:

Three months of verifiable vegetable harvesting experience required. Perform prolonged walking, bending, stooping, pushing/pulling, heavy lifting and carrying up to 55 lbs repeatedly. Perform repetitive movements. Work outside in inclement weather, especially extreme cold or heat and/or wet weather for extensive periods of time. Must be 18 or older. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Negative results are required before starting work. Pre-employment drug screening required.


Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Plant, cultivate, harvest, grade and pack collards, kale, turnips, mustard, cilantro, cabbage, green beans, sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, onions, broccoli, pumpkins, hard squash, yellow squash, and zucchini by hand or machine. Pre-harvest duties include tilling soil, planting, re-planting, cultivating, weeding, using shears, knives and other various cultivation tools. Install irrigation equipment, including laying and connecting pipes and hoses. Dig and maintain irrigation ditches, field roads and right-of-ways. Install or remove items required in plasticulture. Install or remove stakes, wire, netting or string using hammers, wire clippers and other tools. Remove or clean plant debris or vines from ground or trellises. Train vines or plants on strings or trellises. Harvest produce using tools such as knives, clippers and shears. Bunch, bundle, band, and tie harvested product. Operate agricultural equipment to plow, harrow, plant, cultivate, or harvest crops. Grade, sort, wash, select, label or pack harvested products into bags or boxes. Ice greens. Crops may be harvested and field packed or packed in the shed. Assemble cartons, crates and containers using hand tools. Stack boxes onto pallets, transport vehicles, or trailers. Count and check harvested products. Clean and maintain all grounds and facilities. The employer will provide housing at no cost to H-2A workers and those workers in corresponding employment who are not reasonably able to return to their residence within the same day. Kitchen facilities are not furnished. The employer will provide three meals per day to each worker entitled to live in the employer's housing. A deduction of $13.17per day per worker will be deducted for meals to be provided to workers. Workers are guaranteed a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays of the total period beginning with the first workday after arrival or first date of need in the job order, whichever is later, and ending on the expiration date in the job order and any extensions. Employees eligible for reimbursement under the program will be provided subsistence reimbursement of a minimum of $13.17per 24-hour travel period or up to the CON US meal reimbursement rate of $55.00 when receipts are provided for travel. In the event that the DOL publishes a new subsistence rate applicable to any portion of the employment period covered by this job offer which is higher or lower, the employer may pay the lower rate at the employer's discretion, beginning with the effective date of the published change. This is in addition to reimbursing or providing inbound and outbound transportation costs. Neither the ETA nor the State of Wisconsin Job Service are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of the information from the employer. However, if any material misrepresentation is made by the employer, procedures of the Employment Service Complaint System at 20CFR 658, subpart F apply. No Clearance Order accepted or recruited upon by the Wisconsin Job Service constitutes a contractual job offer to which the ETA or the Wisconsin Job Service is in any way a party. Both entities only provide employment assistance.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Benefits:

The employer does not provide benefits for this job.

How To Apply:

E-Mail a Résumé

To apply for this job, send your résumé or Job Center of Wisconsin Résumé to FLC@dwd.wisconsin.gov If you don't have a résumé, you can register and create one at Job Center of Wisconsin.

Additional Application Information

Enter Job Order #2932279 on subject line.

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