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Phil Walters Agricultural Equipment Operators in Hebron, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/11693151 Assist with daily farm functions including but not limited to the following: Operate various equipment (combines, tractors, trucks, etc.) for planting, spraying, cultivating, fertilizing and harvesting of crops. Maintain/repair/inspect machinery. Wash and wax farm equipment. Maintain farm grounds/mow. Workers who have a clean driving record and insurable driver\'s license may be required to drive company vehicles. Other miscellaneous traditional farmworker duties assigned. Workers must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications. Crops: Corn, Soybean.

At the sole discretion of the employer, workers may be required to submit to a post hire drug test, paid by the employer. Positive results or refusal to take the test may result in immediate termination. Any worker who commits serious acts of misconduct, refuses to follow instructions, violates work rules, fails to perform job duties in a competent manner, may be terminated. Workers must be physically able to perform all job duties safely, quickly, and skillfully.

Work is to be done for long periods of time in the field, when plants may be wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers ability to perform the job. Workers must be able to perform the required work with or without reasonable accommodations. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing appropriate work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Casual clothing not permitted. Workers wearing inappropriate clothing will not be permitted to start work.

Workers will have an unpaid lunch break when working more than 5 hours. Must report to work at the designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedules may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start/end times. Employer may request, but not require that workers work more than the stated daily hours, on the workers Sabbath, or on federal holidays.

Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company worksites or vehicles is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.

Out of concern for the safety of other workers, staff or the public at large, the employer reserves the right to terminate for cause, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, any worker found during the period of employment to have a criminal conviction record or status as a registered sex offender.

The work described herein is regular, seasonal full-time work requiring all workers to be available as stated on the standard work schedule, throughout the entire contract period. Employees may experience a temporary reduction in work and/or a temporary work stoppage due to the natural agricultural cycle.

Employer also retains the right to terminate workers for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to workers who: are regularly absent or tardy; malingers or otherwise refuses to work in accordance with direction, or is otherwise obviously unqualified to perform the job; is physically able but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary.

Non-U.S. workers may be terminated if one or more U.S. workers becomes available for the job during the employer\'s recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences.

Foreign workers will be advised of their responsibility to depart the U.S. when employment comes to an end. Employer will request and maintain re ords of each workers permanent home address, e-mail address (when available) and phone number.