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Farm Worker

Company: EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPT
Location: mesa
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

Plant, cultivate and harvest apples and pears Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines Plant seedlings by hand or with mechanical planter Tree training, hoeing, thinning, tree counting, blight checking and wash equipment Hand pruning based on fruit variety Harvesting apples and pears

Job Requirements

3 months ofverifiable farmlaborer experience

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: $20.00/hour. 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.

Harvest Pears - D'Anjou

DAnjou - $25.04 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Pears - Barlett

Barlett - $23.49 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Pears Bosc

Bosc - $25.04 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples - Gala

Gala - $24.04 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples - Golden

Golden - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples - Romes

Romes - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples - Fuji

Fuji - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples -Jonagold

Harvest - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples - Rockit

Rockit - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples - Reds

Harvest - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples -Koru

Koru - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples - Granny

Granny - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples Cosmic Crisp

Cosmic Crisp - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples Sugarbee

Sugarbee - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples PinkLady

Pink Lady - $28.00 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples - Braeburn

Braeburn - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Harvest Apples Honey Crisp

Honey Crisp - $24.50 per standard bin (47 x 47 x 24.5) - $16.34 per hour minimum

Thinning Apples

$00.25 Piece Rate $.25 per tree; $16.34 per hour minimum

Hours/Days/Schedule

Contract period: 5/2/2021 -11/06/2021

Work hours will be 7 hrs. a day Mon., Tues., Wed., & Friday and 5hrs. on Thursday.

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: 224741313.

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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, Yakima , Farm Worker, Other , mesa, Washington

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