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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Rodriguez Citrus Harvesting, Inc.

Immokalee, FL

$12.08 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18632154194
Web address to Apply:
www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
30
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Following the Supervisors instructions, the worker will place a picking sack over their shoulder and carry a 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 full sack to fruit tub located in the grove and drop fruit from 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. Grove Clean-up: Workers may be required to perform miscellaneous grove clean-up work. These activities include pruning, painting trees, repair and or replace irrigation equipment, removal of debris, and other general grove clean-up work as required. It may be necessary to assist in the use of farm equipment such as tractors, Goats/Loaders, and/or harvest machinery. Workers performing grove clean-up work will be paid the adverse effect wage rate, the prevailing rate or the minimum wage rage whichever is higher. The employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker's refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such worker's willful damage or destruction of the tools.
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:
The employer may conduct a drug and/or alcohol test post-employment at the employers expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Rodriguez Citrus Harvesting, Inc.
Location:
Labelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18632154194

Worksite

Address:
Alico, Inc 3900 SR 29 North, Immokalee, FL 34142

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21274-619692
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/27/2021

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