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Farm Worker

WORLDWIDE HARVESTING COMPANY LLC

ISLANDTON, SC

$11.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636731797
Email address to Apply:
wwharvestingco@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
118
Job Duties:
Harvesting Watermelon and Cantaloupe by hand, the worker will walk down the field rows where the fruit will be harvested. The worker will first cut the fruit off of the vine with a small knife and turn the fruit over to indicate it is ready for complete harvest. The worker will bend over to pick up the ripe fruit which can vary in weight from 20 lbs to 60 lbs, from the ground and tossing the fruit to the worker next to him and this worker will toss the watermelon to the next worker and so on, until the watermelon is then tossed to the worker inside the back of the melon bus, who will then carefully place the fruit on the floor of the melon bus. Workers will operate the melon buses in the fields ONLY , where they will drive a bus through each row in the fields while workers on the ground toss the melons onto the bus. Once each bus is full the worker will then move to an empty bus and repeat the process. Packing: When the bus is full, it will be taken to the packing house which is located inside the farm, by an authorized employee of Worldwide Harvesting , where the workers will unload the fruit by hand and put it in a conveyor belt that will transport the fruit into the packing shed where it will be separated by size, labeled, and packed. All fruit is 100% owned and grown by Williams Farms Partnership and unmanufactured at time of harvest and packing. Worker will operate a forklift within the packing shed, where worker will move pallets from the packing line and into a storage area within the packing shed and into trailers for distribution by the grower/farmer.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
This type of work involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot weather conditions, direct sunlight exposure, and adverse weather such as rain. This work requires a high level of physical conditioning, that will require a Probationary Period of five (5) days beginning with the first day of employment, to show worker holds required physical strength and endurance to perform this type of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
9:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
WORLDWIDE HARVESTING COMPANY LLC
Location:
LABELLE, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636731797

Worksite

Address:
7622 ASHTON ROAD, ISLANDTON, SC 29929

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22091-031019
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
BUS
Date Posted:
4/6/2022

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