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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

DESOTO FRUIT & HARVESTING INC

Arcadia, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18634943066
Email address to Apply:
sorrells@embarqmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
388
Job Duties:
Picking tangerines, fresh or juice, place the ladder in the tree and cut stem with a hand pruner at the point where the stem enters the tangerine, harvest fruit by clipping off their stems with hand pruner. Do not injure the skin with tree branches or pruner during harvesting. Use picking sack to put fruit into, take picking sack to the bin and gently remove the fruit from the sack and put into the bins. When picking oranges, fresh or juice, place ladder in the tree and secure and pick oranges by snapping the orange off the stem put orange into pick sack and then empty into the tub or bin in the field. Pumelo fresh or juice spot pick on color and size then clip with a hand clipper, place in the basket on the ground, then take basket when full to the bin at the end of the row and place fruit in bin one fruit at the time not to damage the fruit. When picking blueberries, using both hands until each hand is full and empty in the buckets approx. weight 6 lbs. When buckets are full the worker will immediately carry the bucket to the weight wagon, workers will dump each filled bucket into a lug where the worker will sort through the harvested berries and remove any berries that do not meet the company standards, worker will return to blueberry row where he will repeat the process.
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:
No
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
DESOTO FRUIT & HARVESTING INC
Company Name:
DESOTO FRUIT & HARVESTING INC
Location:
ARCADIA, FL 34266
Telephone Number:
+18634943066

Worksite

Address:
1192 N.E. Livingston St., Arcadia, FL 34266

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22175-311146
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/11/2022

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