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Blackberry Hand Harvesters

FLORIDA ORANGE GOLD LLC

Lawndale, NC

$14.16 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19106273016
Email address to Apply:
floridaorangegoldllc@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
178
Job Duties:
1. Hand Harvest Blackberries: workers will be assigned a picking cart and a row so they can fill their clamshells throughout the work day. workers will be given 2 or 3 boxes consisting of 6oz clamshells 12 per box. once they are all filled with quality berries the worker will walk to the nearest field wagon to get checked for quality and receive credit for his boxes picked. only quality marketable berries will be received. 12oz boxes has 8 clamshells that are 12oz each one once they are all filled with quality berries the worker will walk to the nearest field wagon to get checked for quality and receive credit for his boxes picked. only quality marketable berries will be received. workers will repeat this process throughout the work day and is required to lift 20 pounds. General Farm Work: Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe or shove. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, prune blackberry bushes, or participate in irrigation activities operate farm equipment. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. 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 may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 75 lbs. in field. Must not hinder another worker's 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. Requires one month verifiable prior farmworker experience in the crop activities listed.
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:
workers may submit to a drug screen post hire and will not be part of the interviewing process. This drug screen will be free of charge to all workers.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
FLORIDA ORANGE GOLD LLC
Company Name:
FLORIDA ORANGE GOLD LLC
Location:
BOWLING GREEN, FL 33834
Telephone Number:
+19106273016

Worksite

Address:
6471 Fallston Rd, Lawndale , NC 28090

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22080-993468
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
($4.00 per 12 clamshells 6oz) ($4.25 per 8 clamshells 12oz
Date Posted:
4/8/2022

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