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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Ag-Mart Produce, Inc.

Duette, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18137590765
Email address to Apply:
vlasalle@santasweets.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
390
Job Duties:
Harvest tomatoes - move around field to picking location and pluck vegetables from plants, walk to and empty buckets into bins. Field care - tie plants, stake plants, prune plants, stuffing, clean drip emitters and microjets, pull plastic, remove plastic drip lines, remove dead plants, and weed removal. Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Workers may also be required to work in the packinghouse; however, workers' duties will not include repacking of any products processed in the packinghouse. Must be able to operate motorized farm equipment including tractors if needed. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. Drug testing and background checks may occur during the interview process, and will be conducted at the sole cost and discretion of the employer. Must adhere to all proper food and safety procedures, security procedures, crew leader/manager/supervisor instructions, company polices and procedures. Must be able to lift 50lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 50lbs. in field. Coseche tomates: muévase por el campo hasta el lugar de recolección y arranque las verduras de las plantas, camine y vacíe las cubetas en los contenedores. Cuidado de campo: ate las plantas, estaca las plantas, pode las plantas, rellena, limpie los emisores de goteo y los microjets, tire del plástico, elimine las líneas de goteo de plástico, elimine las plantas muertas y elimine las malas hierbas. Los trabajadores caminarán a lo largo de los surcos especificados por el empleador y eliminarán las malas hierbas y el césped de los campos a mano o con una azada. Debe estar de pie, encorvarse, agacharse y estirarse durante mucho tiempo. También se puede exigir a los trabajadores que trabajen en la planta de empaque; sin embargo, los deberes de los trabajadores no incluirán el re-empaque o reembalaje de ningún producto procesado en la planta de empaque. Debe poder operar equipo agrícola motorizado incluyendo tractores si es necesario. El trabajo es al aire libre y continúa en todo tipo de clima. Se puede solicitar a los trabajadores que se sometan a pruebas aleatorias de drogas o alcohol sin costo para el trabajador. No cumplir con la solicitud o dar positivo en la prueba puede resultar en la terminación o despido inmediata. Las pruebas de detección de drogas y las verificaciones de antecedentes pueden ocurrir durante el proceso de la entrevista, y se llevarán a cabo a exclusivo costo y discreción del empleador. Debe cumplir con todos los procedimientos de seguridad y alimentos adecuados, los procedimientos de seguridad, las instrucciones del líder de cuadrilla / gerente / supervisor, las políticas y los procedimientos de la empresa. Debe poder levantar 50 libras a la altura de los hombros repetidamente a lo largo de la jornada laboral y capaz de levantar y transportar 50 libras en campo.
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:
TRAINING: The employer will allow two (2) weeks of work for worker to reach production standards. ENTRENAMIENTO: El empleador permitir dos (2) semanas de trabajo para que el trabajador alcance los estndares de produccin.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Ag-Mart Produce, Inc.
Location:
Plant City, FL 33563
Telephone Number:
+18137590765

Worksite

Address:
13805 Taylor Grade Road, Duette, FL 34219

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22222-407486
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Most tasks will be paid by piece rate. See Addendum C, for more detail on Piece Rates./La mayoría de los trabajos se pagarán a destajo. Ver Addendum C, para más detalles del pago por destajo.
Date Posted:
8/12/2022

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