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Farm Worker

Greenwell Farms, Inc.

Kealakekua, HI

$16.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18083232862
Email address to Apply:
shanelle@greenwellfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Workers will be harvesting mature coffee cherries in orchards owned and maintained by Greenwell Farms, Inc. The harvest in process includes being able to stand for multiple hours, picking coffee cherries, and carrying in a waist basket. Pickers will need to empty their waist baskets into burlap bags; tie, lift, carry these bags to put them onto delivery trucks. Other tasks include the pruning of coffee trees, removing the weeds around the crop, planting and transplanting of coffee trees, the spraying of pesticides and other farm maintenance tasks such as cutting grass with a weed eater or machete, cutting trees with a chainsaw or handsaw, removing the overgrowth of grass, weeds, or other invasive plants in the coffee farms. Periodically during the contract period, workers may be used as laborers in the pulp mill (where coffee cherry is pulped and dried into parchment). Their work there will include, unloading full coffee bags of coffee cherry, moving full coffee bags of coffee cherry around the mill, dumping coffee cherry into vats for processing, loading and unloading coffee driers, and general clean up around the mill.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
Any worker who is able to obtain a valid US driver's license MAY be asked to transport other H-2A workers.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Greenwell Farms, Inc.
Location:
Kealakekua, HI 96750
Telephone Number:
+18089379498

Worksite

Address:
81-6561 Mamalahoa Highway, Kealakekua, HI 96750

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22124-134111
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$0.70 Per pound Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent for this piece rate is $16.80/hr, based on workers harvesting 24 pounds per hour on average. Guaranteed $16.54 per hour.
Date Posted:
5/17/2022

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