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MIGRANT & SEASONAL FARM WORKERS: 2 POSITIONS LISTED...

Updated: Feb 27

Farmworker - Vegetables: #3432232

Farmworker - Sod: #3408664



 

Farmworker - Vegetables (Job Number 3432232)

Work Site:

No Specific Work Location.

Work will be performed in Walworth County. Transportation will be provided at no cost to non-local workers, from employer-provided housing to worksite. The employer agrees to provide to the non-local worker, without charge or deposit charge, all tools, supplies, or equipment required to perform the duties assigned. Worker will be paid biweekly. On Bus Route? No

Pay: $17.34 Per Hour

All deductions required by law will be made from the worker's paycheck. All workers are subject to reasonable repair cost of damage, caused beyond by normal wear and tear, may be charged to worker found to have been responsible for damage to housing, furnishings, tools and/or equipment. Workers who quit or are terminated for cause prior to completing 50% of the contract will be required to reimburse the employer for full amounts of advanced and/or reimbursed transportation and subsistence.

Duration/Usual Hours Per Week:

Full-Time, 48 Hours Per Week Minimum This is a full-time temporary job from 6/15/22 to 11/15/22.

Shift/Work Days:

First Shift. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Hourly work schedule: 6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.

Number of Openings: 8


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: No Age Requested

Experience / Qualifications:

Must have three months experience hand harvesting produce. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. 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 at no cost to the employee. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields for harvest activities or the packing facility for packing operations.


Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Crops: soy bean, sweet corn, fresh market beans, beets, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, eggplant, gourds, greens, lettuce, melons, okra, onion, peas, peppers, potato and other root crops, pumpkin, summer and winter squash, tomato, flowers, fall ornamentals, hay, straw, popcorn, and herbs. Workers will prepare field/beds for planting by hand; plant seed by hand; transplant by hand and by machine; lay plastic by hand' weed by hand and with a hoe; Workers will hand harvest all of the crops above. Workers will irrigate, tractor operation; motor vehicle transportation (if properly licensed) harvest seed, vegetable and flowers by hand, assist in market delivery (unpacking and handoff), Area clean up, repack all listed crops, husk seed by hand; wash by hand; do general crop maintenance (pinching & tying) by hand. Detasseling, thinning and rogueing of plants; Hand sort shelled seed, participate in end of the day clean up around farm, maintain general farm neatness and cleanliness. Support jobs include bin and pallet repair and after-hours cleanup. Housing is provided at no cost to non-local workers who are not reasonably able to return the same day to their place of residence. Housing is not provided to non-workers. Employer provides separate sleeping and bathroom facilities for each gender. Employer always possesses and controls premises. Workers must vacate housing promptly at end of contract period or upon termination, in accordance with state law. The employer will furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities and space for food preparation, as well as the necessary equipment, appliances (including refrigeration), cooking accessories, and dish washing facilities (e.g., adequate sinks with hot and cold water under pressure) that are in working condition and will be used by non-local workers to sufficiently prepare three (3) meals a day. Employer will provide transportation to assure workers access to stores where they can purchase groceries and/or other incidentals. In the event that kitchen facilities become unavailable during the contract period, employer will provide three daily meals in accordance with 20 CFR 655.122(g). In such circumstances, employer will deduct the cost of such meals up to the maximum allowable amount published in the Federal Register, or as otherwise approved by the U.S. Department of Labor. Daily transportation to/from worksite will be provided to the workers at no charge (e.g. designated daily pick-up place). 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. subsistence will be reimbursed at the rate of $14.00 per day without documentation and of actual expenditures, and at actual cost up to a maximum of $59.00 per day with documentation of actual expenditures. Workers who provide receipts for meals and non-alcoholic beverages in excess of will be reimbursed during the first pay periods, up to the maximum amount per 24 hour period of travel from place of recruitment to the place of employment. After worker has completed 50% of the work contract period, employer will reimburse worker for the cost of transportation from the place of recruitment to the place of employment. The amount of the transportation payment will be equal to the most economical and reasonable similar common carrier transportation charges for the distance involved. 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

Please include Job Order #3432232 in the subject line of the email with your resume.


 


Farmworker - Sod (Job Number 3408664)


Work Site: No Specific Work Location.

Work will be performed in Walworth County. Transportation will be provided at no cost to non-local workers, from employer-provided housing to worksite. The employer agrees to provide to the non-local worker, without charge or deposit charge, all tools, supplies, or equipment required to perform the duties assigned. Worker will be paid weekly.

On Bus Route? No

Pay: $17.34 Per Hour

All deductions required by law will be made from the worker's paycheck. All workers are subject to reasonable repair cost of damage, caused beyond by normal wear and tear, may be charged to worker found to have been responsible for damage to housing, furnishings, tools and/or equipment. Workers who quit or are terminated for cause prior to completing 50% of the contract will be required to reimburse the employer for full amounts of advanced and/or reimbursed transportation and subsistence.

Duration/Usual Hours

Per Week: Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week Minimum This is a full-time temporary job from Apr 01, 2023 -Dec 30, 2023

Shift/Work Days: First Shift. Monday through Saturday. Hourly work schedule: 7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.

Number of Openings: 2

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: No Age Requested

Experience / Qualifications: 3 months experience. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Exposure to extreme temperatures, pushing, pulling, sitting and walking. Frequent stooping or bending over and repetitive movements.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Workers will follow direction to adjust/repair irrigation pipes, repair farm

pallets, move pallets, irrigation pipes and other heavy lifting by hand,

workers will use hand tools such as shovels, to move soil or gravel, workers

will operate tractors, forklifts and mowers to level soil in uneven areas in

field , cut and stack sod on pallets, loads pallets on transport trucks.


Housing is provided at no cost to non-local workers who are not reasonably

able to return the same day to their place of residence. Housing is not

provided to non-workers. Employer provides separate sleeping and

bathroom facilities for each gender. Employer possesses and controls

premises at all times. Workers must vacate housing promptly at end of

contract period or upon termination, in accordance with state law.


The employer will furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities

and space for food preparation, as well as the necessary equipment,

appliances (including refrigeration), cooking accessories, and dish washing

facilities (e.g., adequate sinks with hot and cold water under pressure) that

are in working condition and will be used by non-local workers to

sufficiently prepare three (3) meals a day. Employer will provide

transportation to assure workers access to stores where they can purchase

groceries and/or other incidentals. In the event that kitchen facilities

become unavailable during the contract period, employer will provide three

daily meals in accordance with 20 CFR 655.122(g). In such circumstances,

employer will deduct the cost of such meals up to the maximum allowable

amount published in the Federal Register, or as otherwise approved by the

U.S. Department of Labor.


Daily transportation to/from worksite will be provided to the workers at no

charge (e.g. designated daily pick-up place). 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. subsistence will be reimbursed at the rate of $14.00 per day without documentation and of actual expenditures, and at actual cost up to a maximum of $59.00 per day with documentation of actual expenditures. Workers who provide receipts for meals and non-alcoholic beverages in excess of will be reimbursed during the first pay periods, up to the maximum amount per 24 hour period of travel from place of recruitment to the place of employment. After worker has completed 50% of the work contract period, employer will reimburse worker for the cost of transportation from the place of recruitment to the place of employment. The amount of the transportation payment will be equal to the most economical and reasonable similar common carrier transportation charges for the distance involved. 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.


 



 

How To Apply:

To apply for these jobs, 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 Please include Job Order # in the subject line of the email with your resume.

 

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