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Farm Workers

Pero Family Farms, LLC

Palm City, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Web address to Apply:
www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
166
Job Duties:
Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate and harvest mini-sweet pepper, bell pepper, broccoli, kale, and brussel sprout and plant sugarcane. Workers will pull weeds, pull plastic, and cut string. Hand harvest mini sweet pepper, bell pepper, broccoli, kale, and brussel sprouts, place in bucket or RPC and take to dumper/trailer. Keep up with agricultural equipment during harvest. Each worker will have a badge that will be scanned for piece work. Workers are also responsible for farm and field maintenance and sanitation including, picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and other farm sanitation duties. Workers must use care not to damage or bruise produce. Stake and unstake mini-sweet and bell peppers. Install or remove stakes, wire, netting or string. Cover crop using a cloth for crop protection. Participate in irrigation activities including clearing and maintaining irrigation ditches, as well as fields and work areas. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. At the option of the employer, local transportation may be contracted to a registered farm labor contractor. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.
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:
Work outside in extremely hot or wet weather. Perform prolonged bending, reaching and lifting up to 50 lbs. Repetitively swing mallet to insert stake. Manual dexterity is required. Must be 18 or older.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Pero Family Farms, LLC
Location:
Delray Beach, FL 33446
Telephone Number:
+15616350079

Worksite

Address:
Green Ridge Field, 12338 SW Citrus Blvd, Palm City, FL 34990

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22213-387882
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Incentive: harvest mini-sweet pepper, per 6 gallon bucket
Date Posted:
8/5/2022

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