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Elkhorn Packing Co Field Worker in Yuma, Arizona

This job was posted by https://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.azjobconnection.gov/jobs/6174859

1 month of experience in vegetable harvest or in any of the commodities listed.

Specific requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and able to use hand tools, including cutting knives. 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 frequent bending and working in bent or stooped positions. Must be able to walk and stand up extensively. No smoking, alcohol, firearms in the field or residential housing.

Work is performed in open fields and may involve exposure to mud, dust, wind, heat, cold, and other natural elements. Temperatures can range from 30 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 described.

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.

Daily individual work assignments will be made by, and at the sole discretion of, the Company as the needs of the harvesting operation dictate. Workers must perform the assigned work, and work at the assigned crew/field site, and may not switch assignments or crew/field site without the specific authorization of a company supervisor. Workers may be re-assigned to a different workstation at various times during the workday and/or on different days.

Workers will be expected to comply with all provisions of this Clearance Order and the Companys work rules, policies and procedures, and to perform any and all assigned tasks in a work-person-like and efficient manner. Failure to do so will subject the worker to the employers disciplinary procedures. Elkhorn Packing endeavors to produce a premium product. This is a demanding, competitive business. A high quality product is expected and demanded by our customers. Sloppy or improper work cannot and will not be tolerated.

All safety rules and instructions must be meticulously observed throughout the workday. All Elkhorn Packing rules and policies must be followed, to the extent that they do not conflict with the provisions of this Clearance Order and/or the U.S. Department of Labors H-2A regulations. A copy of the applicable rules and policies will be provided to each worker on or before the first day of work. Failure to comply with the Company policies and/or meet expectations will result in the applications of disciplinary procedures, up to and including termination.