Temporary Workers #215206New London, CT Area Jobs
Markowski Farms, West Suffield, CT
Needs 25 temporary workers May 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019, work tools, supplies, equipment provided without cost to worker. Housing will be available without cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation reimbursement and subsistence is provided upon completion of 15 days or 50% of the work contract. Work is guaranteed for 3/4 of the workdays during the contract period. Hours offered each week may be more or less than stated in item 11 depending on weather and crop conditions.
Workers not required to work extra hours offered. $13.25 per hour. or applicable piece rate.
Must be able to safely operate TRACTORS, set up, and perform minor repairs to farm machinery. Driver license required. Work will include but not limited to Plant, Cultivate, and Harvest various crops such as, but not limited to tobacco. Duties will include but are not limited to applying fertilizer/ pesticides, picking, packing, processing, handling harvested products. General maintenance of farm buildings, and fields, will also participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under extremely hot or cold conditions. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 50lbs on a frequent basis. 2 months experience required in work listed.