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R Claridge Farms LLC

Solomon, AZ

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  3
Crops: Cotton Operate machinery or manually prepare fields, plant, cultivate and harvest cotton. Operate, repair, and maintain farm vehicles and equipment. Load seed into hoppers. Pick up and load loose cotton. Carry supplies including bags and baling wrap to the field. Set up, maintain, and operate irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Clean and maintain ditches. Apply herbicides and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate, and crop conditions. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Prepare and/or clear land for planting using mechanized or hand equipment to remove trash, rocks, or other debris or material that may interfere with planting or harvesting activities. Level land by moving dirt and other materials. Load and unload product and supplies/materials. Stack and unstack pallets. Equipment may include tractors, cotton pickers or strippers, planters, mowers or choppers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, forklifts, chainsaws, and trucks or other vehicles. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Adjust speeds of cutters, blowers, and height of cutting head. Clean, adjust, repair, and perform routine service on equipment (e.g., lubricating grease points, inspecting, and maintaining fluid levels, checking belt and conveyor tensions, and maintaining tires, wheels, bearings, belts, and other wear parts). Repair or replace defective parts. Attach farm implements (e.g., plows, harrows, discs, sprayers) using hand tools. May assist with other general farm maintenance or repairs. Use hand tools including but not limited to rakes, hoes, brush hooks and/or axes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Clean and maintain work areas, vehicles, fences, buildings, and equipment. Workers who have a valid driver’s license and doctor’s certificate may drive employer’s pick-up trucks in direct conjunction with the farming operation. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision. Outdoor work required when plants are wet, or during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours may vary. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honeybees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. 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. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. TERMINATION. Prior to any termination for cause, employer evaluates workers’ performance of required tasks and compliance with Work Rules and other employer policies.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience handling mechanized tasks associated with the production of cotton. Applicants must be able to furnish a verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Must be 18 years of age or older. Additional hours may be offered, including weekends, during peaks within the season. Must be able to lift/carry up to 60 lbs. Position requires repetitive sitting, bending, stooping. Duties are performed outdoors in general summertime adversity, including warm weather and rain.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  R Claridge Farms LLC
Location:  Safford, AZ 85546
Telephone Number:  +19286997400

Worksite Address:

32.820667 N, 109.609083 W, Solomon, AZ 85551

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