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Farm Workers

Company: EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPT
Location: pasco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

H2A jobs are posted to actively recruit qualified, availableworkers that are currently eligible to work in the United States, per federal regulations. If you are not currently eligible to work in the U.S., please contact the local employment office in the country of your citizenship for assistance.

This is an H-2A job order for general farmworkers. Job requires extensive sitting, exposure to extreme, Temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling and frequent stooping. Musthave ability to safely handle a 12-foot orchardladder. Cleanup. May assist with planting, thinning, pruning, and harvesting of cherries.

Apple Harvest: The worker will hand harvest apples. This can be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or 10 ft 12 ft ladder.

Grape Harvest: Workers will hand and/or machine harvest wine grapes.

Thinning: is a Manual process using an orchard ladder and/or scissor like clippers.

Job Requirements

3 months ofverifiable tree fruit farmwork experience

Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs.

Must anticipate being available to work the entire contract period

Salary/Wage/Benefits

Hourly wage is $16.34per hour. The prevailing practice for harvest work is to compensate workers on a piece rate basis. However, no worker will be paid less than $16.34 per hour averaged over the pay period. Minimum piece rates are as follow:

Pruning/Thinning: $0.2 piece rate -Pruning Piece: Low $0.02; High $6.00 hr., Thinning: Low $0.03, High $9.00 hour. Training: Low $0.03. High $4.25 hour, $02 - $9.00/hr. per apple tree depending on size of tree. $0.2-$25 high density 900 plus trees/acre 0-2 years old; $0 - $25 high density, 900 plus trees/acre 2-3 year old: $1.00-$3.50 med density, 300-450 trees/acre 4-7 years old: $$3.50-$9.00 Med Low density, multiple leaders 99-250 trees/acre 12-100 years old.

Tree Training: $.03 piece rate - $0.3 - $4.25 for training activity

Apple Harvesting: $.24 piece rate

47 x 47.5 bin size, all cultivations ranging from $24.00-$29.00 per bin.

Fuji $27.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)

Gala $27.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)

Pink Lady $29.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)

Honeycrisp $29.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)

Smitten $24.50.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)

All cultivations for all density.

The pay period is weekly.

The employer will furnish, without charge, all tools, supplies and personal protective equipment required in the performance of the specified work.

Employer provided housing/kitchen facilities are available for employees who are unable to reasonably return to their place of residence the same day.

Transportation costs to the job site for domestic workers from outside the local commuting distance of the job site will be reimbursed by the employer after 50% of the contract period. Transportation costs from the job site to the workers home will be provided to those domestic workers that complete the entire contract period.

Employer guarantees to offer employment for the hourly equivalent of 3/4 or 75% of the workdays of the work contract beginning with the first day of work.

Full job description and employer benefits is available from the employer.

Hours/Days/Schedule

Contract period: 4/19/2021 11/20/2021

Work hours will be 6 hrs. a day - Monday through Saturday

Closing Date/Deadline

Employer will accept referrals until 8/5/2021.

How to Apply/Request a Referral: This employer has asked WorkSource to refer only fully qualified applicants for this job. If you would like to request a referral, simply Apply to this job post or please contact any WorkSource office for detailed instructions on how to apply. Please reference WorkSource Job ID: 224511136

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WorkSource is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons with disabilities.

TTY (Washington Relay Service 1-800-833-6384)

WorkSource Staff Special Instructions:

Please click here to access the side by side checklist, Workers' rights trifold and a copy of the complete job order (Accepted ETA-790 application) for inspection.

Keywords: EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPT, Pasco , Farm Workers, Other , pasco, Washington

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