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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Workers

Baker Farms

East Palatka, FL

$12.08 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
miranda@bakerfamilyproduce.com
Web address to Apply:
www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
48
Job Duties:
Perform manual labor primarily to harvest (cut & bundle) and field pack greens and broccoli and as a separate activity, load greens. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, shears and knives. Work in groups to harvest crops with truck that is moving through the field along with workers while being careful not to damage harvested product. Workers will be given an employee number in order to keep up with piece rates. Construct boxes. Load harvested products. Work within an assembly line to pack product. Duties may include tilling soil, weeding, thinning, counting and checking crops. May repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Operate tractors, tractor drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery. Operate, repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment. Inform managers of crop progress. Record information about crops, yields or costs. Clean work areas and equipment. Workers with a valid license and doctors certificate may transport other workers in vehicles provided and insured by the employer and be offered additional hours. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers 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 workers Sabbath or federal holidays. 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 should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days. TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the workers performance fails to satisfy the employers reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employers 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. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Three months of verifiable experience cutting greens is required. Requires repetitive bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, walking and lifting and carrying of up to 60 lbs. Work in inclement weather conditions including extreme rain and/or cold. 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. Negative results are required before starting work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Baker Farms
Company Name:
Terry & Joe Baker Farms, LLC
Location:
Norman Park, GA 31771
Telephone Number:
+12297693113

Worksite

Address:
630 SR 207, East Palatka, FL 32131

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21277-622958
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Incentive - Cut / bundle / pack greens, 30 lb. box (6, 12, 24 ct. or loose)
Date Posted:
10/14/2021

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