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(USA-MN-Hancock) Farm Laborers

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 2 months ago

Need 78 full time, temporary, seasonal Farm Laborers to work in Hancock, MN. From: 06/15/2024 to 09/29/2024 Work: 48 hrs./week, Mon.-Sat.. 8 hrs./day. 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Additional hours of work, i.e., on Sabbath or holidays may be offered but may not be required. The employer may request but will not require workers to work more than 48 hours per week. Merit based bonuses may be given. Higher hourly rate may be given based on experience, tenure, skill, and other non-discriminatory factors. As required in Minnesota, all hours worked in excess of 48 hours in a work week will be paid at 1.5 times the regular rate of pay. Must Apply By: 08/08/2024 JOB DESCRIPTION: Workers on this application will be on farms, hand weeding crops such as corn, beans, and soybeans in the fields. Duties will include assisting in the detasseling of corn plants and rogueing corn plants (removing plants with undesirable characteristics from the fields). Additional duties will include removing weeds, rocks, and sticks from the rows of crops. Workers will walk and weed the fields as well, using garden hoes to remove unwanted weeds. Each worker will be responsible for their own rows of crops on the farm. Tools used will be garden hoes and machetes. Workers may assist supervisors in communicating information regarding work duties and requirements and instructing other workers in and related work activities. Workers may serve as the lead worker in small crews. Workers will work on their feet in bent, stooped and crouched positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Workers should be physically able to do the work required. Workers will be expected to work on days that are deemed workable by Employer's management. Disciplinary action may be taken if worker does not show up for work due to stated conditions. Workers are expected to be at work on time every day work is available and to work the full workday as specified in this job order. All workers that have a valid driver's license must agree to and comply with the employer's fleet policy agreement prior to driving any company vehicles. Workers shall not drive a company vehicle unless written permission is provided to employee. Workers may be offered a bonus of up to $100.00 for becoming a Farm Labor Contractor Employee (hereinafter referred to as FLCE). All workers will be paid for hours in obtaining their FLCE license. Drivers may be entitled to additional compensation for properly maintaining company vehicles. Drivers will be paid drive time hours at the Average Earning Wage Rate (AEWR) for the state in which work is performed. JOB REQUIREMENTS: No experience necessary, employer will train. Must be willing to work outdoors in extreme weather, on one's feet in bent, stooped, and crouched positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Must be physically able to do the work required. Post-employment drug tests are paid for by employer when applicable. No minimum education required. EMPLOYER ASSURANCES: Work guaranteed for 3/4 of contract period, starting with date of arrival at work site. Employer provides free housing for workers whose residence is beyond normal commuting distance. Employer pays inbound transportation and subsistence to work site upon 50% completion of work contract for workers whose residence is beyond normal commuting distance. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of at least $15.88 per day during travel to a maximum of $59.00 per day with receipts. Required work-related tools and supplies provided free of charge by employer. HOW TO APPLY: Contact via Mail or Fax: MN DEED/FLC, Attn: H-2A#24-352, JO#14051326 180 E Fifth St., Suite 1200, St. Paul, MN 55101-1678 FAX: 651-297-7722 CALL: Mary Garcia, FLC Coordinator 651-259-7513 Must have proof of legal authority to work in U.S.

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