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Kansas Employer Farmworkers and Laborers, crop, nursery and greenhouse in Goodland, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12846894 Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties found in SOC Code 45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse such as: Participate in the inspection, grading, sorting, storage, and post-harvest treatment of crops; Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment; Set up, repair, maintain, and operate center pivot irrigation equipment; Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery (much of which is equipped with GPS) such as grain cart, tillage tool to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops such as corn, wheat; Load inputs and drive trucks to transport to employers fields, load employers crops and drive trucks to transport to fields and storage facilities such as elevators, bins, silos, piles/bags in close proximity to the farm; Clean work areas and maintain grounds and landscaping such as mowing; Attend to live farm animals including cattle; Maintain inventory; Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures; Mix materials, dump solutions or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery; Attach implements using hand tools.

Employer will furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities, all of which are in working order, including refrigeration, space for food preparation, cooking accessories and utensils, appliances, and dishwashing facilities so that workers may prepare their own meals. Kitchen facilities include adequate sinks with hot and cold water under pressure. Employer will provide transportation once a week to assure workers access to stores where they can purchase groceries.

Living & laundry facilities available. Housing will be clean and in compliance with OSHA Housing Standards at 29 CFR 1910.142 when occupied. Workers will be responsible for maintaining housing in a neat, clean manner. Housing and utilities are provided at no cost to workers who are unable to return to their place of residence the same day. Workers eligible for and offered employer-provided housing may choose not to occupy the employer provided housing. Workers eligible for employer provided housing may elect to obtain their own housing at workers expense. Workers eligible for employer-provided housing who elect to decline the employer provided housing and instead obtain their own housing may withdraw such election at any time during the period of employment, and upon doing so will be provided housing by the employer as set forth in the Clearance Order or as amended and approved by DOL. The Company assumes no responsibility whatsoever for housing arranged by workers on their own. The employer will not provide a housing allowance or assistance to workers eligible for employer-provided housing who elect to obtain their own housing.

The employer shall provide transportation between housing and worksite and for personal errands (e.g., groceries, banking services) in the form of pickup, car, van, self propelled farm machine (ex. tractor, combine, sprayer, harvester, truck), or other common means controlled/operated by the employer between the place where the employer has provided housing to the actual work site and return at the end of the workday. Given the nature of farming operations, the employers vehicles, number of vehicles, and seating capacities in use change regularly, but in general, will always be 1 or more and will consist of vehicles such as pickups, cars, vans, or farm machinery. Pickups, cars, and vans seat up to 6 individuals, trucks seat up to 3 individuals, and farm machinery seats no more than 2 individuals. If the employer\'s total number of workers exceeds the total capacity of its vehicles, workers will be driven between the housing and worksite and for personal errands in staggered groups.