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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

J. Hernandez Harvesting, Inc.

Arbyrd, MO

$16.19 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Harvest watermelons and field care. Prolonged 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. Drug testing and background checks may occur during the interview process, and will be conducted at the sole cost and discretion of the employer. Must be able to lift 70lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 70lbs. in field. 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. Most tasks will be paid by piece rate, but the hourly rate listed is the minimum you will earn. / La mayoría de los trabajos se pagarán a destajo o por unidad/pieza, pero el salario por hora mencionado será el salario mínimo que obtendrá. A hypothetical example of the piece rates broken down to become the equivalent of the hourly rate listed ($16.19), for a crew of 60 the following rates would be the per person rate and the number of loads listed is the approximate number of loads per hour that would be the equivalent of approximately $16.19 per hour: Load: $8.33 per load, 2 loads *This is an approximate estimate and not a direct example of the rates or wages to be earned* Cosecha de sandías y cuidado del campo. Estar de pie, agacharse, agacharse y estirarse durante mucho tiempo. El trabajo es al aire libre y continúa en todo tipo de clima. Se puede solicitar a los trabajadores que se sometan a pruebas aleatorias de drogas o alcohol sin costo alguno para el trabajador. El incumplimiento de la solicitud o la prueba positiva pueden resultar en la terminación inmediata. Se pueden realizar pruebas de detección de drogas y verificación de antecedentes durante el proceso de la entrevista, y se realizarán a exclusivo costo y discreción del empleador. Debe ser capaz de levantar 70 libras a la altura de los hombros repetidamente a lo largo de la jornada laboral y capaz de levantar y transportar 70 libras en campo. El uso de teléfonos celulares personales u otros dispositivos electrónicos personales durante las horas de trabajo está estrictamente prohibido, excepto para llamadas relacionadas con el trabajo o emergencias, y la violación puede resultar en el despido inmediato. Un ejemplo hipotético de las tarifas por pieza desglosadas para convertirse en el equivalente de la tarifa por hora enumerada ($ 16.19), para una tripulación de 60, las siguientes tarifas serían la tarifa por persona y la cantidad de cargas enumeradas es la cantidad aproximada de cargas por hora eso sería el equivalente a aproximadamente $16.19 por hora: Carga: $8.33 por carga, 2 cargas *Esta es una estimación aproximada y no un ejemplo directo de las tarifas o salarios a ganar*
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:
Special Requirements:
See Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
J. Hernandez Harvesting, Inc.
Fort Meade, FL 33841
Telephone Number:


36.05905, -90.21940, Arbyrd, MO 63821

Job Order Details

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Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
Per load - split among the crew
Date Posted: