Emmett Schoenborn Inc.
H2A Available Job
Number of Workers Requested: 16
The farm work position includes duties associated with the packing of harvested apples. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting 50 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team-based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the crops grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. Crops Contained in Request: Apples. Workers may perform the following job duties on any of the commodities listed above and various points during the duration of the contract. Packing Facility Workers will perform any combination of tasks related to packing fresh market processing apples such as grading and sorting by hand, packing, and labeling completed items for shipment assembling boxes and cleanup. Packers need to be physically fit, and stand for extended periods of work efficiently in a fast paced environment. Workers will grade according to factors such as size, shape, color, maturity, and quality. They will be responsible for selecting apples according to criteria and discarding poor quality, rotting, and/or over-ripened produce. Workers must identify and dispose of defective items before packed and shipped to customers. Apples will either be bagged or placed in boxes. One worker will take full boxes, load the skids and label the skids. Workers must be able to perform all job duties in a safe manner. Workers will be expected to perform job duties in a timely and proficient manner. Farm, Field and Shed Sanitation All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and other farm, and shed sanitation duties. The farm owner/supervisor or a designated employee will provide specific instructions and close supervision. Workers will be expected to perform their duties in a timely and proficient manner and will have close supervision to insure adherence to instruction. Work will be closely monitored and reviewed for quality. Full Crop Commitment This is regular work, eight hours per day, Monday-Friday for the full remainder of the period of employment. The worker agrees to work for assigned employer(s) whenever work is available during the full remaining period of employment even though work may be slack at times. The worker understands that if the worker quits or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the period of employment, the worker will not receive the 3/4 guarantees and will not receive certain transportation reimbursements. Excessive tardiness and/or absences will not be tolerated and will result in termination. Person seeking employment as a farm laborer must be available for the entire period requested by the employer and possess 3 months experience hand harvesting produce. Successful applicants will be subject to a trial period of up to 2 days during which their performance of required tasks will be evaluated. If the performance is not acceptable to the employer in its sole discretion the worker will be terminated. All domestic and/or nonresident seasonal workers employed pursuant to this job order who satisfactorily completed the previous crop season may be compensated above the stated hourly wage rate. The decision to pay above the stated prevailing hourly rate will be made by the employer, at his sole discretion, and will be based on factors including the recipient’s performance and tenure. Employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer, or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium product.
Experience Required: Yes
Months of Experience Required: 3
Special Requirements: Employer may conduct criminal background checks post-employment and at the employer’s expense. Employer may conduct drug/alcohol testing post-employment and at the employer’s expense.
Number of Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 7:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
Company Name: Emmett Schoenborn Inc
Location: Conklin, MI 49403
Telephone Number: +16164251461
19664 24th Avenue, Conklin, MI 49403