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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker Laborer

B & H FARMS LLC

ESTERO, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12397079518
Email address to Apply:
ffproduce@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
95
Job Duties:
Job Duties Tomatoes/Peppers: Pre-harvest duties for tomatoes may include laying plastic, planting, staking, and weeding plants by hand and/or hoe. Harvest primarily consists of harvesting tomatoes by hand. The outlined job duties will require workers to stand, walk, stoop, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds continuously. These tasks will require individuals to work quickly and consistently and for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. Workers must use care when performing their farm work duties and exercise consciousness to not damage or bruise the fruit and vegetables. Workers must adhere to all safety rules as instructed by their supervisors and all farm work operations must meet the standards and specifications given by the employer. Workers will be assigned a row or series of rows and required to select and pick produce according to criteria outlined and demonstrated by managers such as size, coloring, and ripeness. They will be responsible for in-field grading and discarding of poor quality, rotting, and/or over-ripened produce. Workers will gently load the good quality produce into containers, taking care to avoid damage or bruising. Help with post-harvest cleanup including pulling, piling, and sorting plastic, stakes, string, and field row irrigation components. Instruction will be given for each task and standards of performance communicated to workers. Squash/Eggplant/Watermelon: Workers will bend and stoop to pick vegetables according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers must use care when performing their farm work duties and exercise consciousness to not damage or bruise the fruit and vegetables. Workers must adhere to all safety rules as instructed by their supervisors and all farm work operations must meet the standards and specifications given by the employer. Workers will be assigned a row or series of rows and required to select and pick produce according to criteria outlined and demonstrated by managers such as size, coloring, and ripeness. They will be responsible for in-field grading and discarding of poor quality, rotting, and/or over-ripened produce. Workers will gently load the good quality produce into containers, taking care to avoid damage or bruising. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) lbs and empty into field bin or load onto trailer. Tractor/Truck Operation: During picking, spraying or laying plastic workers may be required to drive a tractor pulling through the field or between fields incidental to the job being performed. Workers will be instructed in the safety and operation of the tractor/truck before driving. Farm vehicles should be driven in a manner to protect operator, other workers, products, trees, crops, and equipment. Repeated failure to obey safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination. Packing Operation: Grading: working carefully remove any debris and defective fruit as defined by grading supervisor as fruit moves across grading tables. Fruit must be handled carefully to avoid bruises or fingernail cuts. Fillers: workers box the graded fruit in appropriate containers by attending automatic filler or by hand as necessary according to packing instructions disclosed by the supervisor. Special Packaging: workers may be required to custom fill trays and marketing gift packs according to supervisors instructions. Forklift Operation During Field & Packing Operations: Workers may be required to operate forklifts during field operations as an incidental. Before any worker is required to operate a forklift, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation. Workers will be required to operate forklifts according to instructions and in a manner that protects the operator, other workers and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in 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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
B & H FARMS LLC
Location:
Immokalee, FL 34143
Telephone Number:
+12397079518

Worksite

Address:
18299 DUSTY LANE, ESTERO, FL 33928

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22224-413707
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/17/2022

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