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Farmworker: Diversified

Medina Harvesting, Inc

Lehigh Acres, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12392290965
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
160
Job Duties:
Worker must possess the physical strength and endurance (ability to continue or last) to repeat the harvest process though out the workday, working quickly and skillfully to perform activities assigned during that activity. Workers may not leave trash, or other discarded items in work areas or vehicles but must dispose of such items in provided receptacles. Workers must wash hands with soap and water after all bathroom and meal breaks. Allergies to varieties of ragweed, goldenrod, insecticides, related agricultural chemicals, etc., may affect worker’s ability to perform the work described herein. Successful applicants will be subject to a trial period of up to 2 days during which their performance of required tasks will be evaluated. If the performance is not acceptable to the employer in its sole discretion the worker will be terminated. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting 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 for harvest activities or the packing facility for packing operations. Crops Cucumbers, Bell Peppers, Egg Plant and Squash and Onions. Workers will plant, cultivate, harvest and pack crops. Workers will aid in irrigation and operate farm equipment such as tractors. Workers will install and uninstall plastic. Cucumber – Plant, cultivate and harvest cucumbers, lay plastic, cutting ditches, riding the plastic machine to collect and feed, walk behind the plastic machine and cut plastic at each ditch, tuck plastic, cleaning up and picking up/burning trash, handling food safety-bucket/general cleaning, weeding, picking, planting, plastic repair, pull plastic, reset, complete weather related horticultural/cultivation tasks, clean beds, cover cloth labor, driving field truck, driving tractor, applying fertilizer, driving semi-truck, maintain irrigation, maintain water and pack at packing house. Squash and Egg Plant - Lay plastic, cutting ditches, riding the plastic machine to collect and feed, walk behind the plastic machine and cut plastic at each ditch, tuck plastic, cleaning and picking up/burning trash, handling food safety-bucket/general cleaning, weeding, picking, planting, field packing, plastic repair, pull plastic, reset, complete weather related horticultural/cultivation tasks, clean beds, cover cloth labor, driving field truck, driving tractor, applying fertilizer, driving semi-truck, maintain irrigation, maintain water and pack at packing house. Bell Peppers -Lay plastic, cutting ditches, riding the plastic machine to collect, and feed, walk behind the plastic machine and cut plastic at each ditch, tuck plastic and picking up/burning trash, handling food safety-bucket/general cleaning, weeding, picking, planting, field packing, plastic repair, pull plastic, reset, complete weather related horticultural/cultivation tasks, clean beds. Workers will install/remove cover-cloths, drive field trucks, drive tractors, apply fertilizer, drive semi-truck, maintain irrigation, maintain water and pack at packing house.
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:
Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers are subject to random drug testing at no cost to the employee. All drug testing will occur after the worker begins his or her employment and is not a part of the interview process. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
58
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Medina Harvesting, Inc
Location:
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Telephone Number:
+19632876441

Worksite

Address:
12500 Green Meadow Rd, Lehigh Acres, FL 33971

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22174-307957
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/1/2022

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