Position Information

JOB TITLE:    Harvester   

LOCATION:    Miami, OK    

REPORTS TO:   Harvesting Supervisor   

DATE OF OPENING:  Immediate

STARTING PAY: $9.00/hr

Summary: 

This is a full time position with benefits. The harvester will perform duties as required to work inside the mushroom harvesting facility at JM Farms. The shift is a rotating four days on, two days off schedule. After training, the base pay will be reduced to $7.25/hr, but speed and accuracy bonuses will be paid. Harvesters normally average $10.00/hr - $16.00/hr after training with the bonuses. The harvester will play an important role in the day to day operations at the growing facility.

Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform essential duties in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities are able to perform appropriate work functions.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) on the safe handling and proper selecting and picking of mushrooms

·         Manually cutting the mushroom stem with a knife

·         Adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) for food processing

·         Good communication with supervisors and other employees

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

·         General housekeeping duties

Requirements and Skills

·         Must be at least eighteen years of age

·         Must be able to work early mornings as well as weekends and holidays

·         Ability to adhere closely to SOP’s

·         Proven abilities to work independently and productively with limited supervision and collaboratively as part of a team

·         Self-motivation and honesty

·         Must be able to lift a minimum of twenty pounds

 Desired:

·         Bilingual is a plus, but is not required

·         Previous harvesting experience is preferred, but not required

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The physical requirements listed below are rated on a percentage per workday basis.  Reference is made according to the terms "Seldom" (1-19%), "Occasional" (20-39%), "Frequent" (40-79%), and "Continuous" (80-100%). 

· STANDING/WALKING: Continuous

· SITTING: Seldom

· LIFTING/CARRYING: Continuous

· PUSHING/PULLING: Frequent

· REACHING/STRETCHING: Continuous

· HANDLING: Continuous

· BENDING/STOOPING: Continuous

· KNEELING: Frequent

· CLIMBING: Continuous

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   

Notice:  

This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, but is intended to describe the general nature of the job, and does not restrict the manager’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. JM Farms is an agricultural farm that only pays straight time. It is a 7 day a week and 365 day a year mushroom growing operation. Benefits include health insurance, 401K, vacation, and earned time.

An Employment Application can be found below or apply in person at Penmac located at 103 E Central Suite 100 Miami, OK 74354.

Personal Information

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Signature

By signing this application for employment, I certify that I have read and understand all parts of it and certify that I have truthfully and completely  answered all questions.  I understand that falsification of any of the information given herein or on any other employment form is grounds for  immediate termination, regardless of when such falsification may be discovered.
I authorize JM Farms, Inc. and its affiliates to investigate my education and employment experience and all other aspects of my background relevant to my proposed employment, including all statements made by me in my application for employment.  I understand JM Farms, Inc.  or affiliated companies may contact the appropriate credit bureau to obtain an investigative consumer report providing information about my character; I understand I may request (in writing from the Personnel Department) a complete and accurate disclosure of information concerning the nature and scope of this report.  I also release JM Farms, Inc. and their affiliates, as well as any person to whom such inquiry is directed, from any liability arising directly or indirectly from any such investigations. Further, I understand that employment be contingent upon successfully passing a post-offer, pre-employment drug screening test. I understand my employment with JM Farms, Inc. or its affiliates, is for no definite length of time.
I understand my employment may be terminated at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, at the option of either JM Farms or its affiliates, or myself.  I understand that no employee or representative of JM Farms, Inc. or its affiliates has any authority to make any agreement which is contrary to the foregoing.
If accepted for employment, I agree to comply with all company policies and procedures, and with all rules and regulations made known at the time of employment or any other time thereafter; and to perform all duties assigned to me to the best of my ability.
JM Farms, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All applications for employment will be considered without regard to race color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age (over the age of 40).  This application will remain active for 60 days.  After that time, it must be renewed by the applicant if he/she wishes to be reconsidered for employment.

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