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Farmworker

Overlook Harvesting Michigan, LLC - FL

Naples, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
lorena@overlookharvesting.com
Web address to Apply:
www.employflorida.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
35
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: nursery stock. GREENHOUSE AND GENERAL LABOR: The worker will work in greenhouse facility planting, cultivating, harvesting, transplanting plants, spraying, weeding, fertilizing, trimming, and watering plants, using hand tools and gardening tools. The worker must understand greenhouse quality control standards and have working knowledge of production procedures. Must harvest crops according to specific standards. Plants must be handled carefully to prevent/avoid damage. The worker will work in the production facility on the assembly line placing inserts or pots into trays on the conveyors, sticking plant cutting into medium, fixing plants that are missing in trays. Tag or label plants or pots. Load trays on wagons from conveyors, accompany tractors and wagons to the field where the worker will unload wagons and lay trays in the bed in with uniform spacing. Workers may operate tractors, transplanters, flat filling equipment. Workers may take cuttings according to specifications. Stick cuttings and transplant liners by hand or mechanical planter. Pick up plants from the field for orders and load on to wagons, lay plants down for growing, move and space plants in the field. Pick plants from wagons by variety for orders on loading dock and load on to delivery racks. Move racks around dock as needed or push racks on to truck for delivery. Unload carts from returning trucks. Unload carts, pallets, boxes and supplies from trucks that are delivered to the farm. Perform cleaning and sanitation in production and dock areas as required. Perform bed preparation by cleaning, sweeping beds and putting down weed control before plants are put down. Perform general plant maintenance. Move, space, weed, trim, and cull plants. Workers will count, grade and inventory plants in beds. Workers may be required to dispose of unsaleable plants from time to time. Workers will go to the designated areas where unsaleable plants will be loaded onto wagons and sent to the disposal area. At the disposal area, workers may be assigned to separate plant material from plastic, and sort plastic for recycle or reuse. Plant material is accumulated there for decomposition. Plastic is accumulated and sorted for baling and recycling. On the loading dock, Workers will remove racks from trucks, unload plastic waste and sort accordingly. Workers will also be required to assemble racks for plants to be shipped on. Racks are custom built for each individual order and may vary in size. Workers may use powered tools or mallets in the assembly process. Workers may clean/maintain greenhouse buildings, structures, equipment, and work areas. And assist with greenhouse maintenance and repairs. Greenhouse workers will also assist in preparing the ground by leveling and removing old ground cover cloth and replacing with new cloth to place plants. Remove and apply shade cloth or plastic to greenhouses. Repair and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Worker may also apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Mix and apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, and other plant related treatments at the correct time depending on plant type, growth, climate, and crop conditions. Cover and uncover plants with Frost/Freeze protection fabrics. Worker will be exposed and not limited to standing, bending, stooping and kneeling for long periods of time. In addition, worker will be exposed to but not limited to moderate to loud noises and outdoor weather conditions in all seasons, including variable temperatures; wet, hum id and heat. Also work requires repetitive movements, extensive walking, standing, bending and kneeling. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds. Worker will use hand tools and power equipment. The tools/ equipment will include but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, forklifts, leaf blowers, and cart movers.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
Jobs offered are working in a greenhouse handling both manual and mechanized tasks. Workers must be able to perform manual and mechanized tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid pre-employment and post-hire drug testing required. Criminal background check required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Overlook Harvesting Michigan, LLC - FL
Location:
Winter Haven, FL 33884
Telephone Number:
+18633244654

Worksite

Address:
1484 Keane Ave. S.W., Naples, FL 34117

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22294-544231
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/24/2022

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