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Citrus Hand Harvester

P&L Harvesting,LLC

LaBelle, FL

$12.41 per hour


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Job Description

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:: HARVEST citrus fruit by hand under supervision , the worker will place a picking sack Harvest citrus fruit by hand under the supervision instructions the worker will place a picking sack over his shoulder and carry a 18 foot to 20 foot ladder from the field truck to the particular areas of the grove to be harvested. The picking sack is a canvas bag equipped with a strap for support and opening for the insertion of fruit and an opening to remove fruit. A full loaded sack weighs between 80 to 100 pounds depending on the size, condition and variety of fruit. Worker positions the ladder against the tree and within reach of the fruit in a leaning position, taking care not to damage tree limbs, fruit, or interfere with the other workers. Ladder will be placed in a secure position to prevent slipping or falling and possible injury to themselves or other workers. Worker will climb the ladder and will remove fruit from the tree using a snapping action of the wrist and place the fruit in a picker's bag. When bag is full the picker will descent the ladder take the full sack to the assigned fruit tub or bin located in the grove and drop the fruit in the tub. The worker will then return to the assigned tree and repeat the operation until all fruit and trees have been harvested. The worker will be supplied a ladder and a picking sack free of charge, the employer can charge the worker for reasonable cost related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers. The citrus picking sac weighs approximately 5lbs when empty but can weigh up to 100lbs when filled with citrus. Each ladder weighs approx 25 lbs. Citrus tub will be placed relatively close to each employee work area. A tub is equivalent to 10 bushel boxes the tub will be emptied by the employee's crew leader.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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the worker must be consistent and responsible on the job. respect the rules, the worker must be able to lift 0-100lbs continuously throughout the day and work in all kinds of weather from extreme heat and very cold El trabajador debe ser coherente y responsable en el trabajo. respete las reglas, el trabajador debe poder levantar de 0 a 100 libras de forma continua durante todo el da y trabajar en todo tipo de clima, desde calor extremo y mucho fro
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
P&L Harvesting,LLC
Company Name:
P&L Harvesting, LLC
Alva, FL 33920
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6155 Ft Denuad Rd 3025-3099W St rd, LaBelle, FL 33935

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