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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker Diversified

McNeill Labor Management Inc

Florida City, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15619961148
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
55
Job Duties:
Corn Harvest: Sweet Corn Pullers: Workers will manually harvest sweet corn by hand and machine. Corn harvesting will be performed manually in crews on approximately 49 pullers. Workers will be pulling sweet corn off the stalk and tossing into a wagon. Workers will walk behind, in front of bin pulled by a tractor. Workers must keep up with the wagon as it moves slowly through the field at a speed ranging from ½ mile to one mile per hour. Workers will also assemble boxes/crates, Packers will pick corn out of the bins and place 48 ears into pre-made crates. Packed crates are then moved to workers who will fold and close the lid of the crates and push them down for loading and Loaders will then lift and stack the full crates of corn onto the truck. Corn is harvested in the early morning hours starting before daylight, while temperatures are cooler. This ensures that the sugar content of the corn is higher and provides a better-quality product. A generator powered lighting system is used during early morning hours. Workers will avoid harvesting ears of corn with discolored husks, unacceptable shanks (longer than 6 inches) or visible worn or damaged shanks. Sweet corn must be harvested by pulling down while bending and reaching to select mature ears. Workers must carefully select ears of corn of correct size and maturity and toss into bin. Workers will assist in Good Agricultural Practices polices. Long-sleeved shirts and long pants are recommended to minimize contact with the plants and thereby reduce the exposure to cuts and scrapes. Van & Bus Drivers: Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license may drive company vehicles. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may transport other workers. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Farm Equipment Operation: During Field Operations: Workers will be required to operate tractors and other farm equipment during field operations as an incidental activity in the production of crops. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation of tractor. Workers must notify supervisor of any mechanical issues. Workers will be required to operate tractors according to instructions and in a manner, that protects the operator, other workers, trees, crops, and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination. Before moving their assigned tractor in the far, the operator will complete a pre-trip inspection of the tractor, including adding engine fluid, changing the oil, checking brakes and tires, and cleaning filters. Once the snap bean is cultivated and sweet corn crop handpicked and deposited into the field cart that is moved by the tractor to a location within the growing field for loading. The operator is not hauling off the farm. They are moving carts by tractor to a location for loading. At the end of the shift, the tractor driver will make sure that the tractor is clean and ready for the next worker
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
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. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
McNeill Labor Management Inc
Location:
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Telephone Number:
+15619961148

Worksite

Address:
25.416709,-80.521459, Florida City , FL 33034

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22207-375880
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/1/2022

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