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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Garcia's Crop Harvesting, LLC

Lithia, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18134408338
Email address to Apply:
garciasmobd@icloud.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
75
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assign duties as instructed by their supervisor. Strawberry Planting: While carrying a bag of strawberry plants, worker will walk down row, while bending, and place one or two plants into each hole in the plastic as instructed and firm dirt around plant. Strawberry Harvest: Workers will move down assigned rows picking all ripe berries, grading berries while harvesting, taking care to sort and pack containers by size, shape, color, quality and quantity as directed. Each worker must pick the plants clean of all ripe fruit, sort and pack all good berries into specified containers, within the box, according to very high quality standards as set forth in the Company Production and Quality Standard. Bad berries will be packed or disposed of as determined by the Supervisor. Each worker shall handle berries carefully to avoid bruising. Bruising will weaken the berry. Each harvesting worker is expected to move with the crew from row to row to maintain the efficiency level. Upon completion of each box picked, the worker will place their assigned numeric sticker on the box, take his/her packed box to the crate shed to be viewed for grade, receive credit on his/her assigned numeric sticker, and receive a new box with containers. Any containers that are over or under packed, or consist of poor quality fruit, will be returned to the worker for repacking. Upon completion of an assigned row, the worker will move to the next vacant row to be picked. Harvester may receive disciplinary notice if quality standards are an issue. Field Maintenance: workers will tie, stake and prune plants, clean micro jets and remove plastic drip lines, using hands or a hoe workers will remove dead plants and weeds. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in a possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands repeatedly. The employer will provides the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employers control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season, if workers request a leave of absence during these periods of no work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.
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:
This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning. Due to the type of work involved, there is a Probationary Period of five (5) days beginning with the first day of employment, to show possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to perform this type of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Garcia's Crop Harvesting, LLC
Company Name:
Sebastian J Garcia
Location:
Wimauma, FL 33598
Telephone Number:
+18134408338

Worksite

Address:
11425 Walter Hunter Rd., Lithia, FL 33547

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22280-516904
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Flat
Date Posted:
10/11/2022

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