Arizona Department of Economic Security
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop
This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3026701 This is an out-of-state H-2A job order from Utah. This job order is copied as is from the holding state's job order system from CaliforniaJOB DESCRIPTION:Workers will perform duties associated with and directly related to strawberry, blackberry, and raspberry harvest work, such as harvesting, planting, pruning, irrigating, weeding, cutting runners, cleaning runners, training plants, operating machinery and other agriculture activities including but not limited to picking and packing strawberries in field for fresh market. Workers are required to distinguish quality and ripeness, pick, and place in tray/packing containers in the field along a machine. Once packing containers are full they will be stacked on the machine for transport. Work requires walking, bending and repetitive hand and wrist movement. Moderate to cold climate, should be prepared to dress appropriately. Workers must have e1 month experience in picking and packing strawberries to minimize injury to workers and product. Once hired, workers may be required to take a random drug test at no cost to workers. Testing positively or failure to comply will result in immediate termination from employment. The results of such drug tests may be used in making lawful and job-related decisions as to worker's ability to perform his/her job duties in a safe, coordinated and appropriate manner. Detected substance abuse practices in a production environment are recognized as potential hindrances to the safe, timely and appropriate carrying out of such tasks as lifting, carrying, walking on uneven terrain, climbing trees, use of tools, chemicals and meeting individual or team production standards. Workers are required to do everything possible to avoid all loss or harm to selves and crops. ASSURANCES: Housing: The employer must provide free housing to all workers who are not reasonably able to return to their residences the same day. Meals: The employer must provide either three meals a day to each worker or furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities. If meals are provided, the employer may charge each worker a certain amount per day for the three meals. Transportation: 1. After a worker has completed 50 percent of the work contract period, the employer must reimburse the worker for the cost of transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work, if such costs were borne by the worker. 2. The employer must provide free transportation between the employer's housing and the work site for any worker who is provided housing. 3. Upon completion of the work contract, the employer must pay the worker's subsistence and return transportation to the place of recruitment. Special conditions apply when the worker will not be returning to the place of recruitment because of another job. Workers Compensation Insurance: The employer must provide workers' compensation insurance where it is required by law. Tools and Supplies: The employer must furnish at no cost to the worker all tools and supplies necessary to carry out the work, unless it is common practice in the area and occupation for the worker to provide certain items. Three-fourth Guarantee: The employer must guarantee to offer each worker employment for at least three-fourths of the workdays in the work contract period and any extensions. If the employer affords less employment, then the employer must pay the amount which the worker would have earned had the worker been employed the guaranteed number of days. Other Conditions: The employer must provide the worker a complete statement of hours worked and related earnings on each payday. The employer must pay the worker at least twice monthly or more frequently if it is the prevailing practice to do so. The employer must provide a copy of a work contract or the job order to each worker. The employe r shall comply with applicable federal, State, and local employment -related laws and regulations, including employment- related health and safety laws. No U.S. worker will be rejected for or terminated from employment for other than a lawful-job-related reason and notification of all rejections or terminations shall be made to EDD. The employer shall not retaliate against any person who files a complaint against the employer.
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Website : https://des.az.gov/
The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is Your Partner for a Stronger Arizona. Mission: The Arizona Department of Economic Security makes Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their potential through temporary assistance for those in need, and care for the vulnerable. Values: Accountability – We commit to excellence, innovation and transparency. Integrity – We are trustworthy, honest and reliable. Respect – We appreciate each other, and value those we serve. Teamwork – We collaborate with humility, and partner with kindness. Diversity – We respect all Arizonans, and honor those in need.