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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Cabbage Harvesting, LLC.

Carleton, MI

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636971082
Email address to Apply:
acokeechobee@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
https://www.michiganworks.org

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
49
Job Duties:
16. Job Specifications Workers will perform assign duties as instructed by their supervisor, Greenhouse Farm Labor: Seed Sowing: Using a single cell tray, workers will fill holes with the soil medium distributing it evenly and not over packing it. Workers will then sow in the seeds into each individual single cell, after all seeds have been put in, worker will gently push into the seed pushing it ½ inch down into the soil and will then add a layer of soil to cover up. Tray will then be moved to its growing area. Worker must be able to repeat the process throughout the day. Transplanting: Once the seedling produces their first set of leaves, they will be transplanted into individual pots. Worker will push the seedling cart down the assigned row, worker will carefully remove seedling from the single cell tray. Walking down the rows, the worker will put one plant per container, repeating the process throughout the work day. Harvesting of vegetables: Once at the picking location, doing a row at a time, workers will move down the rows plucking the vegetables from the plants and putting them in a push cart container. Once the container is full, the worker will take the containers to the unload area. The worker will go back to his picking area and fill his container up again, repeating the process throughout the work day. Greenhouse Maintenance: workers will check on greenhouse equipment such as, fans/ventilation, heaters, heat mats, propagation trays, cords, thermostats and irrigation systems ensuring they are properly functioning. Field Labor: Planting of vegetables: A tractor will go over the fields making holes for the plants, workers will grab a tray of plants from the truck, walking down the rows the worker will put one plants per hole, when finish with the tray, the worker will walk back to the truck and grab another tray of plants, repeating the process through the work day. Harvesting of vegetables: Once at the picking location, doing a row at a time, workers will move down the rows plucking the vegetables from the plants and putting them in a container. Once the container is full the worker will take the container to the truck and dump the content. The worker will go back to his picking area and fill his container up again, repeating the process through the work day. General Maintenance: Workers on physical work restrictions or when harvesting work is not available may be required to perform miscellaneous clean-up work on work site property, on structures utilized in the work site operation, and on housing for harvesting workers. Such clean-up activities include the sprouting, pruning, and painting of trees; debris, weed, sanitizing equipment, vine removal; irrigation repair; housing and structure cleaning and repair. 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 possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, the employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker’s refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such worker’s willful damage or destruction of the tools. Workers that qualify may be required to operate Agriculture Machinery or Equipment. 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 employer’s 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.
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:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Cabbage Harvesting, LLC.
Location:
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Telephone Number:
+18636971082

Worksite

Address:
5810 Ohara Rd, Carleton, MI 48117

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22333-609319
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/14/2022

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