Field Workers (Alfalfa)

JK Farm Labor LLC
Somerton, AZ
United States
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Agricultural product: Alfalfa\
Responsible for alfalfa harvesting and crop management.\
Worker will drive tractor with implements Baler or Rack.\
Worker will drive Swather and Bale wagon.\
Worker will be in charge of cut, rake, bale and stacking alfalfa, as
well as scheduling and moisture readings.\
The job requires occasional care of livestock and daily routine
maintenance (grease, bale weight adjustment and cleaning of tractor and
implement attachment). TRAINING: Training will be provided to each
worker for 2 weeks, in order to properly operate the equipment and
attach hay implements, beginning on the first day of work and ending
after 14 consecutive days from the first day a worker begins working.\
Workers will be allowed 14 days from the initial date of employment to
reach the production standards of the activity. Time spent during
training is considered a regular day of work and will be paid.\
PRODUCTION STANDARDS: Workers must be able to perform the job and its
requirements as defined in this clearance order after a reasonable
period of on-the job training. We consider 12 days from a workers
initial date of employment as a reasonable period of on-the-job
Employer will review workers productivity at the end of a given pay
period and not on a daily basis. If workers fail to keep up with the
average minimum standard as defined herein, workers may be offered
alternate work, if available, or, after notice, workers may be
terminated for cause. Must be able to work under conditions where skin
and clothing become heavily soiled with mud, water, grease, etc. Must be
able to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions, including rain,
cold, high winds, etc. Work involves bending and working\
in bent or stooped positions. Must be able to walk on uneven ground and
stand up extensively.\
Work is performed in open fields and may involve exposure to mud, dust,
wind, heat, cold, and other natural elements. Temperatures can range
from 20 degrees Fahrenheit to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the
period of employment. Workers should come prepared with appropriate
clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions
The work may entail exposure to plant pollens, insects, snakes, rodents,
noxious plants and/or plant materials that have been treated with insect
and/or disease control sprays. The Company will comply with all worker
protection standards and restrictions applicable to pesticides and other
chemicals. Workers are also required to comply with all applicable
worker protection standards as communicated by forepersons, supervisors,
and managers.