H2A Available Job
Number of Workers Requested: 8
Crops/Commodities: Ginseng, Hemp, Corn, Oats, Rye. Workers will perform all duties and tasks in a safe and positive-results oriented manner. Workers will perform the following duties: Field and soil preparation work including rock picking, vegetation and foliage removal; planting, cultivation, and harvest of ginseng, hemp, and other farm crops manually or with power assisted equipment; use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, forks, trowels, hammers, hoes, tampers, cutting tools, pruning hooks, shears and knives, and electric and battery operated power tools; transplanting; applying pesticides (if qualified); processing, cleaning, packing, barreling and loading of ginseng, hemp, and other farm crops; construction and maintenance of ginseng shade structures and related components, cleaning and maintaining equipment and farm buildings; operation of farm vehicles, tractors, trucks and forklift (if qualified). Workers must work at a sustained, vigorous pace and make bona fide efforts to work efficiently and consistently that are reasonable under the climatic and other working conditions, considering also the amount, quality and efficiency of work accomplished by their coworkers. Workers with appropriate insurable driver’s license may be requested to operate general purpose vehicles, Ford Van and a E450 Ford Super Duty Buses. Work is to be done for long periods of time. Workers will assist in loading trucks with product weighing up to and including 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet for long periods of time. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers’ ability to perform the job. Workers are exposed to wet weather early in the morning through the heat of the day, working in fields. Temperatures may range from 10 to 100 F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Considerable stooping and kneeling is required. Care must be taken to prevent damaging plants. Persons seeking employment as an experienced farm worker must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. 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. 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. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers’ performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the trial period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer’s reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer’s recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Experience Required: Yes
Months of Experience Required: 3
Special Requirements: This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience in commercial field and/or greenhouse crop production. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing acceptable prior experience. Saturday work required. Must be able lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required after a worker has an accident at work and at random.
Number of Hours Per Week: 50
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 7:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
Company Name: Heil Ginseng Inc.
Location: Edgar, WI 54426
Telephone Number: +17153527200
Dubay-Laszekski- T25-R6-section 14, Rudolph, WI 54475