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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Citrus Hand Harvesters

Oasis Harvesting, Inc.

Venus, FL

$12.08 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18634411631
Email address to Apply:
ramirotorres900@yahoo.com
Web address to Apply:
www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
50
Job Duties:
Hand-harvest oranges, grapefruit, tangerines. Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. May operate and perform minor maintenance on farm vehicles or equipment. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid drivers license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license. Oranges: Following the supervisors instructions, the worker will place a picking sack over their shoulder and carry an 18 to 20' ladder from the field truck to the particular area of the grove to be harvested. The picking sack is a canvas bag equipped with a shoulder strap for support, an opening for the insertion of fruit, and an opening to remove fruit. A fully loaded sack weighs between approximately 80 and 100 pounds, depending upon the size, condition and variety of fruit. Worker positions ladder against the tree and within reach of the fruit in a leaning position, taking care not to break limbs, damage the tree, knock off fruit, or interfere with other workers, in a secure position to prevent slipping or falling and possible injury to themselves or other workers. Worker will remove fruit from the tree and place into pick sack. When pick sack is full take to fruit tub located in the grove and drop fruit pick sack into tub. In order to perform this kind of work, worker must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, working quickly and skillfully with their hands, and carrying a large number of sacks of fruit from the area in which the fruit is being harvested to the location of the tub. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result required before starting work. Must be able to lift and carry 100 lbs. repetitively throughout the workday. Must be able to discern colors accurately in order to perform color-specific picking. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Must commit to entire anticipated period of employment. All workers are required to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly important when touching crops for human consumption. Workers are required to cleanse their hands by washing thoroughly with soap and water before entering field for harvest activities and after each break. Smoking and the use of tobacco products prohibited during working time. Workers may be required to perform work that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application. All other duties, if any assigned, will be those duties of Farm Worker, Diversified Crops, DOT code 407.687-010 (SOC (ONET/OES) code 45-2092.02). This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
No
Special Requirements:
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result required before starting work. Must be able to lift and carry 100 lbs. repetitively throughout the workday. Must be able to discern colors accurately in order to perform color-specific picking. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Must commit to entire anticipated period of employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Oasis Harvesting, Inc.
Location:
Lake Placid, FL 33862
Telephone Number:
+18634411631

Worksite

Address:
Hickory Grove: 63 Barn Rd, Venus, FL 33960

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21266-602016
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Central Valencia, juice-Per box 90# field box
Date Posted:
10/6/2021

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