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Agriculture Worker

WORLDWIDE HARVESTING CO LLC

PALMETTO, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636731797
Email address to Apply:
WWHARVESTINGCO@YAHOO.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
44
Job Duties:
Graders – graders will be placed at grading table where they will sit on a stool or stand at conveyor line for long periods of time. They will sort tomatoes by color and size as instructed and place the assigned tomato variety into a box until full, this process will be repeated until daily production has been met. Stackers – stacker will be placed at stacking stations at the end of the line where they will stand for long periods of time. They will pull boxes of tomatoes weighing 25 pounds each off conveyor line manually and place on pallet arranging them on pallet as instructed. When pallet is full and removed from the station worker will get a new pallet to place at the station and repeat process. Worker will lift up to 50 pounds moving empty pallets. Box loft workers – worker will work in box making area where they will stand for long periods of time. They will load box material for bodies and lids on the correct machine. Once machine has assembled the box or lid, worker will manually remove and place in the correct area to move along to the fillers. Workers will push boxes or lids down chutes to go to fillers. They may turn on glue machine, put glue in machine, unbundle lids or bodies, lift up to 30 pounds of corrugated paper material to load machines. May use hand pallet to move bundles. Will place waste cardboard in bins. Forklift operator – Worker operating forklift may be moving pallets of tomatoes into cooler rooms and loading on raised racks or in between racks. Worker will sometimes operate forklift in small spaces in a safe manner. Worker will move pallets of corrugated paper as instructed. Worker will unload pallets from delivery truck. Worker will load pallets of tomatoes onto customer’s assigned carrier picking up tomatoes. Worker will unload tomato bins from flat bead truck and load empty tomato bins on flat bead truck. Worker will move various supplies, etc using forklift as needed. Worked will load tomato bins onto dumper at dump tank and remove bin once it is emptied. Cleaning – workers will use a water hose and sprayer to clean dump tank heater filters and replace filters as instructed. Workers will use pressure washer to clean as instructed. Workers will use air compressor hose to blow debris for packing machine on grading line, under grading line, in box loft, in receiving area. Workers will use rags and paper towels to clean conveyor belt rollers, belts and tables. Workers will be expected to sweep, mop, brush debris from floors and walls and all areas of packing facility as instructed. Workers may lift up to 50 pounds as required. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. 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. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result required before starting work. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Use of any drugs and or alcohol at any time during employment is strictly prohibited. Use of drugs or alcohol is strictly prohibited on/in company provided transportation, housing, and jobsites. Failure to comply with the drug/alcohol rules, will result in immediate termination of employee.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
Additional job duties to be offered to workers shall there be little to no work available in the packing shed, will be farm work picking tomatoes. Worker will walk down the designated row in the field and will be given instructions to pick a variety of tomatoes. The worker will find the ripe tomato on the vine and will pull the tomato off the vine by hand and place it in a bucket. The worker will repeat this process until the bucket is full, the worker will then lift the bucket and carry said bucket to a truck located within the row(s) where worker is working and toss the bucket up to another worker where this worker will dump the bucket into a bin on top of the truck and toss the bucket back to the original worker. This process will be repeated throughout the day to complete production.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
WORLDWIDE HARVESTING CO LLC
Company Name:
WORLDWIDE HARVESTING CO LLC
Location:
LABELLE, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636731797

Worksite

Address:
2015 DOCK ST, PALMETTO, FL 34221

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22223-410483
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
per bucket
Date Posted:
8/19/2022

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