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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Laborers

Paloma Harvesting

St. Augustine, FL

$12.08 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15868550061
Email address to Apply:
paloma092766@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
41
Job Duties:
The farm work position includes duties associated with the harvesting and field packing of cabbage, greens (kale/collards/mustard/turnips) ,Cauliflower, Broccoli, Squash, Watermelon, Cantaloupe and potatoes. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 65 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. It also includes making important decisions based on size, coloring, and ripeness according to prescribed standards. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team- based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the fresh produce grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. Cabbage: Workers will be assigned a row or series of rows and required to select and cut/pick produce according to criteria outlined and demonstrated by managers such as size, coloring, and ripeness. They will be responsible for in-field grading and discarding of poor quality, rotting, and/or over-ripened produce. Workers will gently load the good quality produce into containers, taking care to avoid damage or bruising. Workers may drive tractors once cabbage is loaded as Cabbage will be transported from field to be packed in packing house with containers weighing 50lbs 54lbs. Kale and Greens (Collards, Turnip, Mustard): Workers will be assigned a row or series of rows and required to select and pick produce according to criteria outlined and demonstrated by managers such as size, coloring, and ripeness. They will be responsible for in-field grading and discarding of poor quality, rotting, and/or over-ripened produce. Workers will gently load the good quality produce into containers, taking care to avoid damage or bruising. Workers will remove weeds manually either by hand or with a hoe. Kale and greens will be packed in the field 12 bunches to 24 bunches in each box. Boxes need to weigh 24lbs. Workers will cut mature greens using knife as specified by employer. Products will be placed into sacks or boxes and placed on trailer for transport. Workers may grade products removing bad or damaged leaves and repack for shipment. Workers will be required to stay on their assigned row. Workers must take care not to damage surrounding plants during harvest. Potatoes: Grading will be done by working carefully remove any leaves and defective pieces as defined by grading supervisor as potatoes move across grading belt/tables. Potatoes must be handled carefully to avoid bruises or fingernail cuts. Fillers: workers will bag the graded fruit in paper bags or appropriate containers by hand as necessary according to packing instructions disclosed by the supervisor. Workers will stack paper bags onto pallets once full.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Paloma Harvesting
Location:
East Palatka, FL 32131
Telephone Number:
+15868550061

Worksite

Address:
Burrell 225 N Bar Branch Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32092

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21279-629104
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
.50/50-54 lb box of cabbage
Date Posted:
10/19/2021

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