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Published on Jul 15 2024

Gin Laborers

$14.68  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Sep 21, 2024 to Dec 15, 2024

Employer

905 West Cook Road
Dothan, AL 36301
United States

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Job description

Perform manual labor to remove tarps, rake, sweep and bag cotton. Clean up the grounds and equipment that is covered in lint remnants from the ginning process. Load cotton bales. Pick up and load loose cotton. Mow and weedeat employer's premises. Lift, carry, and load/unload product, materials or supplies. Assist with farm maintenance and repairs. Maintain/repair fences. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.

Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.

Workers will work in shifts. First shift will begin at 7:00 am and second shift will begin at 7:00 pm. The gin operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week during the active season. Additional hours may be offered, however, workers will not be required to work more than 12 hours per day.
TERMINATION. Prior to any termination for cause, employer evaluates workers' performance of required tasks and compliance with Work Rules and other employer policies. Employer may terminate a worker for cause if the worker's performance consistently and/or substantially fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations (in accordance with the criteria set forth herein), or otherwise engages in serious or egregious misconduct that endangers health, safety, or property. In assessing whether workers' performance meets reasonable expectations, employer evaluates, among other reasonable criteria, whether the worker: (1) has adequately complied with the Work Rules and any other policies or procedures; (2) has complied with all health and safety guidelines, including the use of tools or equipment in accordance with best practices to protect the employer's property, crops, and in a manner that avoids injury or damage; (3) has treated company property (tools, equipment, crops, fixtures, etc.), with care and respect, avoiding damage or improper cleanliness or maintenance standards; (4) has timely and consistently followed instructions duly communicated by supervisors, crew leaders, and management personnel; (5) has complied with the employer's quality control standards for ensuring a marketable product; (6) is not repeatedly tardy or absent, has reported to work at the time and place instructed, and remained at work for the agreed-upon work hours, unless such absence was excused or the worker timely communicated and sought approval for any deviation from such schedule; (7) has consistently performed the duties assigned, in the manner instructed, and has not purposefully malingered or acted in a recalcitrant manner (i.e., refusing without cause to perform certain duties, refused to follow instructions, performed work in in a careless or reckless manner that poses a risk to the employer's crops/commodities, company property, or the health/safety of others, etc.).

Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Special Requirements

Work outside in inclement weather. Stand, sit, reach, push, pull, bend and stoop repetitively. Lift, carry and load up to 25 lbs. Must be 18 years or older. Employer is a drug free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process.

Employer Contact Info

+13347024926

[email protected]

https://alabamaworks.alabama.gov

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