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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Miller Farms, LLC #1

Lake Placid, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18634652901
Web address to Apply:
https://www.employflorida.com/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
56
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time and may include all of the following job specifications: Workers will either harvest and pack various vegetables in the field, load crates onto trucks in the field and/or wash, grade and pack vegetables in the packinghouse. In addition, workers will drive a forklift to load a truck to move product to the packing house, weed crops, and lay pipe and maintain pipes for irrigation. Harvest and Pack vegetables in field: Worker will walk down assigned rows and cut or pull vegetables from ground, rubber band as needed, and place in assigned container and take to field truck. Truck Crew (Flat Bed Pick-Up): Workers will drive filed trucks to the the field to be loaded with crates, and unlaod the crates at the packinghouse. Workers must hold and maintain a valid drivers license, and be approved by the employer's insurance company to operate the vehicle. Wash, Grade and Pack vegetables: Worker will wash field vegetables to remove dirt and grade for quality then pack in assigned box in the packinghouse. Lay Pipes for Irrigation: Place irrigation pipes in fields to start irrigation and pick up irrigation pipes out of field when watering is complete for each field. The employer will provide picking containers and other tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker's refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such worker's willful damage or destruction of the tools. The worker must be physically able to work in hot, humid weather, bending and stooping to harvest crop and perform pre-harvest activities.
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:
The employer may conduct a criminal background check and/or drug/alcohol test post employment at the employers expense. Per the Department of Labor O-Net survey for job code 45.2092.00, Job Zone 1, SVP <4.0, the employer requires 3-months of verifiable harvesting experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Miller Farms, LLC #1
Location:
Lake Placid, FL 33852
Telephone Number:
+18634652901

Worksite

Address:
Miller Farms, LLC - 3615 CR 621 E., Lake Placid, FL 33852

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22216-396599
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/8/2022

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