This is an H-2A job order for Farmworkers/Laborers.
H2A jobs are posted to actively recruit qualified, available workers 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.
The person in this position will be harvesting, packaging, weeding, washing and cooling of row crop vegetables, pumpkins, berries, rhubarb, zucchini, celery, and corn.
Work is done in the field for long periods of time. The person in this position may assist in handling product weighing up to 60 pounds and lifting to a height of 3 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking.
Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 30 to over 90 degrees F. The person in this position may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations.
* Willing to commit to the entire contract period
* 3 months of experience in harvesting of row crop vegetables
* Able to lift 60 lbs. repeatedly throughout the day
Contract period: September 3rd, 2021 through November 26th, 2021
8 hours per day Monday through Saturday.
$16.34 per hour.
The payroll period shall be bi-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.
Employer does not provide meals. Employer-provided housing includes free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities with appropriate equipment, appliances, cooking accessories, and dishwashing facilities for meal preparation. In the event that kitchen facilities become unavailable during the contract period, employer will provide three daily meals in accordance with 20 CFR 655.122(g). In such circumstances, employer will deduct the cost of such meals up to the maximum allowable amount published in the Federal Register (currently $13.17 per day), or as otherwise approved by the U.S. Department of Labor.
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 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.
Employer will accept referrals until October 16th, 2021.
HOW TO APPLY:
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 on www.WorkSourceWA.com website. Please search for WorkSource Job ID: 229917696