IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Supervisors

Circle H Citrus, Inc. - (Supervisors)

Okeechobee, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17724618868
Web address to Apply:
www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Crew Leaders are responsible for supervising a crew of up to 30 workers and following the instructions of their supervisors. Crew Leaders must ensure all workers are operating in a safe manor at all times and that working conditions (including weather conditions) do not pose an unsafe environment for workers. Worker safety is the top priority at all times. Crew Leaders are responsible for ensuring adequate potable water and sanitary restroom facilities, as well as personal protection equipment (gloves and masks), are available to workers at all times during a harvesting or work assignment. Crew Leaders are responsible for transporting workers from designated housing pick-up to the worksite and returning workers to designated housing at the end of the day. Crew Leaders are also responsible for transporting workers from designating housing to and from grocery, laundry, and banking facility each week. Crew Leaders will maintain all necessary drivers' licenses, CDL, and transportation authorizations as required by local, state and federal laws and regulations. Crew Leaders are responsible for accurately logging worker time and accurately tracking worker production piece/box counts each day. Crew Leaders are responsible for logging workers' time out for a 30 minute lunch break each day. However, if workers do not take a lunch break and continue to work, the Crew Leader must ensure that worker time is logged in and each worker is credited for all time actually worked. Crew Leaders are responsible for ensuring that company provided housing is maintained in a neat, clean and habitable condition by the workers in their crew. Any intentional damage to company housing, property or equipment should be brought to the supervisors' immediate attention. Crew Leaders are expected to operate farm equipment. Such equipment may include buses, transportation vans, goats/loaders, ATVs, trailers, tractors and other harvest and farming machinery. In some cases, Crew Leaders may be required to lift heavy loads of up to 80 to 100lbs. Crew Leaders must be able to work outdoors for at least 7 hours per day, six days a week in extreme weather conditions. Quality Check: Crewleaders will inspecting the quality of fruit. Verifying that the harvested fruit complies with the companies quality standards. During times when work crews are not available or when harvesting work is not available, Crew Leaders may be assigned to hourly grove caretaking work. This may include weeding, planting, sprouting, trimming, pruning, spraying, fertilizing, herbiciding, soil drenching, vine removal and general care of citrus trees. Caretaking and other work may also include mowing, irrigation repair, grove clean-up, housing facility cleaning and repair, and farm equipment cleaning, maintenance, and repair. Crew Leaders will also be paid hourly for transporting workers to/from grocery, laundry and banking facilities. It is estimated that 80% of work will be piece rate crew management and 20% of work will be hourly caretaking and other work. Crew Leaders performing hourly work will be paid at the greater of the applicable Adverse Effect Wage Rate, local, state, or federal minimum wage rate or a rate established by company management.
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:
Criminal background checks: The employer may conduct a criminal background-check at the employer's expense on all new applicants post-employment. Failure to pass a criminal background check is grounds for termination. Workers will be required to furnish proof of a valid FLC/E Certificate with driving and transportation authorization, a valid Florida FLC State License, CDL or equivalent. Must maintain all necessary drivers' licenses, CDL, and transportation authorizations as required by local, state and federal laws and regulations. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, have at least Six (6) months of bus driving experience, obtain and maintain the required drivers license, clean driving record, are able to pass criminal background check, and DOT required medical exam.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Circle H Citrus, Inc. - (Supervisors)
Location:
Ft Pierce, FL 34945
Telephone Number:
+17724618868

Worksite

Address:
Alva Land Management Associates, LLC 18311 NW 96th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22164-273366
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/30/2022

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