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Driver/supervisor

Blue Star Harvesting, LLC

Millwood, GA

$14.00 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14075357769
Email address to Apply:
bluestarharvestingllc@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Bus driver/supervisor will pick up workers from housing, take them to worksites, walk field, supervise workers, and drive them back to their housing. They will also assist in ensuring proper field sanitation efforts are met, such as clean drinking water, bathroom and handwashing facilities available to workers. Driver/supervisor is required to live in the housing provided by the employer and take workers once a week to the grocery store. Must have or be able to obtain immediately a federal farm labor contractor license. Background check and random drug testing will be post-hire at employer's expense. Duties also include machine harvesting blueberries and/or forklift and tractor operation. Operators of machine harvesters must be careful to avoid damaging blueberry bushes. This will be done under extreme weather conditions such as heat and direct sunlight, cold weather, possible rain, wind and exposure to pollen. Physical conditions will include but are not limited to heavy bending and stooping. Heavy lifting will be involved on a daily basis. All workers must always follow safety rules. The employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge to the workers 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. Any crew leader (farm labor contractor) employed under this job order must have a valid federal Farm Labor Contractor Certificate of Registration and must abide by all the requirements of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). The employer understands that they are responsible for assuring that all conditions of this agreement are met regardless of any acts or omissions of the crew leader. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when working in agricultural 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. All workers must report all injuries, illnesses and/or disease. Workers shall report immediately any cuts or abrasions that cause open bleeding. No tobacco, food, gum, candy, drugs or medication is allowed while working in the field. Glass bottles, drinking glasses, or any item made from glass are prohibited in the field. No jewelry, watches or fingernails longer than 1/8" are allowed. No open toe shoes or sandals are permitted. Improper hygiene will not be tolerated. Keep restrooms, rest areas and portable facilities in the field clean for others.
Job Classification:
45-1011.07 - First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers

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:
6
Special Requirements:
Workers must adhere to all safety rules as instructed by supervisors and practice safety in all aspects of work. The employer is a drug-free workplace and has a zero tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol in the workplace and in the employer-provided housing.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
9:45 A.M. - 6:15 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Blue Star Harvesting, LLC
Location:
Clermont, FL 34714
Telephone Number:
+14075357769

Worksite

Address:
6577 Douglas Hwy, Millwood, GA 31552

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22091-029339
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/25/2022

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