Detasseling #6499265H2a Complete Ii Inc
S M Hernandez & Sons, Inc. 58 temporary workers needed in Bureau County, Dekalb County, LaSalle County, and Ogle County, in Illinois, from approximately 6/24/2019-8/16/2019. Must be 18 years or older. The company may conduct background checks on all new employees. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
Must be able to walk miles per day while pulling all tassels from plants within the designated female rows, including tassels on tiller/sucker plants. Tassels will be pulled as they emerge and before shedding pollen. Workers will remove all rogues or off-type plants from within and between seed cornrows. Workers will be required to cleanup all tassels or part tassels that remain from plants after detasseling machines have covered the designated female rows. Workers may also be required to husk, sort during harvest. Workers will perform seed corn receiving, silage, Sorting and dryer load out duties as it pertains to harvest seed corn crop and kernels. Hours and days of work may vary due to weather conditions. Lifting requirement is 5-60 lbs.
Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. Due to possible Date of Need changes, worker is required to purchase travel insurance if available. We will reimburse the worker for transportation cost (including travel insurance) and subsistence to the employers work site from the place of recruitment upon completion of 50 percent of the contract period. Transportation payment will be no less (and is not required to be more) than the most economical and reasonable common carrier transportation charges for the distances involved. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the worker on the day the work commences. If the employee is unable or unfit to perform the duties listed after the 14 day pretrial, the employee will receive warnings, hours may be reduced to the minimum allowed in the certified petition or terminated.Workers will be paid $13.26 per hour, ¾ guaranteed, 35 hours per week. Workers may be offered more than the standard hours of work in a single workday. Workers may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Hours of work may increase/decrease depending on crop yield and or weather and can occur at anytime throughout the season. Housing, equipment, and transportation provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each workday. Workers must have a valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Complete job description can be found at your local SWA/Job Center.