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Marietta Family Holdings, LLC

Bassett, NE

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  3
Crops/Commodities: Alfalfa, soy, corn, milo, and sorghum. Drive tractors and balers, and operate other mechanized farm equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest and store alfalfa, soy, corn, milo, and sorghum crops. Perform manual and mechanized tasks including but not limited to: bushhogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing, weed spraying, mowing, tedding, raking, baling, stacking. Operate self-propelled combine harvesting machines to harvest a variety of grain, grass and oilseed crops. Operate grain carts, baler, and planter. Must be able to operate, maintain and repair agricultural equipment with or without direction. Employer will provide, at no cost to workers, an effective means of communicating in an emergency, which may include but is not limited to a satellite phone, cell phone, wireless device, radio transmitter, or other electronic device effective in the entire geographic area where work will be performed. 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. Equipment may include tractors, dozers, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chainsaws, bobcats, skid loaders, high lifts, and trucks or other vehicles. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Adjust speeds of cutters, blowers, and conveyors 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. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, 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. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer’s products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Workers wearing clothing inappropriate for work will not be permitted to start work. 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, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Work is done outdoors for long periods of time and requires prolonged periods of standing and/or walking, repetitive movements, and frequent bending and/or stooping. Workers must be able to handle, lift, and carry heavy or bulky objects (product, containers) in accordance with the specified lifting requirements. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver’s license may drive company vehicles.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  12
Special Requirements:  This job requires a minimum of 12 months of agricultural experience handling both manual and mechanized tasks including operating heavy agricultural equipment/machinery. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Workers with clean driving record and/or insurable driver’s license may be required to drive company vehicles.
Number of Hours Per Week:  50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  8:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Marietta Family Holdings, LLC
Location:  Pittsburg, KS 66762
Telephone Number:  +16202312264

Worksite Address:

44605 871st Road, Bassett, NE 68714

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