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Farmworker

Hacienda Monte Alto, Inc.

Adjuntas, PR

$8.50 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17878295353
Email address to Apply:
hmontealto@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Crops: coffee, oranges, plantains. Workers will harvest, plant, and provide maintenance to the crops. Worker must possess the physical strength and endurance to repeat the harvest process though out the workday, working quickly and skillfully to perform activities assigned. Workers must work at extended periods of time without interruption at a vigorous pace and make an earnest intent to work efficiently. Workers must perform their duties consistently under reasonable climatic and other working conditions. Workers may not leave trash or other discarded items in work areas. Workers must wash their hands with soap and water after all bathroom and meal breaks, and use hand sanitizer in a frequent manner. Some allergies to varieties of insecticides or related agricultural chemicals may affect workers' ability to perform the work described herein. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand-harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields for harvest activities.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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:
1
Special Requirements:
This job requires a minimum of one month of prior experience harvesting, planting, and providing maintenance to different types of crops. The workweek is Monday through Friday; Saturday and Sunday work may be offered but not required. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order and must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required after a worker has an accident at work and upon suspicion of use.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Hacienda Monte Alto, Inc.
Location:
Adjuntas, PR 00601
Telephone Number:
+17878295353

Worksite

Address:
Carretera 135 Km 21.5 Bo. Capaez, Adjuntas, PR 00601

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22019-838680
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/17/2022

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