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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Laborer

Paloma Harvesting

Bunnell, FL

$14.33 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15868550061
Email address to Apply:
paloma092766@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
54
Job Duties:
The farm work position includes duties associated with the harvesting and packing of potatoes. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 65 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. It also includes making important decisions based on size, coloring, and ripeness according to prescribed standards. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team-based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the fresh produce grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. All produce is field packed into boxes and then driven to the loading dock all of which is on site and does not leave the farm. The packing house/loading dock area does not have a different address and is located on the listed address for the worksite. Potatoes: Grading will be done by working carefully remove any leaves and defective pieces as defined by grading supervisor as potatoes move across grading belt/tables. Potatoes must be handled carefully to avoid bruises or fingernail cuts. Fillers: workers will bag the graded fruit in paper bags or appropriate containers by hand as necessary according to packing instructions disclosed by the supervisor. Workers will stack paper bags onto pallets once full. Farm and Field Sanitation: Workers may be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, and other similar farm sanitation as part of SOPs and SSOPs within Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), Good Handling Practices (GHPs), and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for Food Safety. This includes personal hygiene and handling the fruit in the field with an emphasis on food safety, sanitizing all harvesting tools and keeping the fields as clean as possible. Packing Shed Sanitation: Workers may be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms, and other similar farm sanitation as part of SOPs and SSOPs within Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), Good Handling Practices (GHPs), and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for Food Safety. This includes personal hygiene and handling the fruit in the field with an emphasis on food safety, sanitizing all harvesting tools and keeping the fields as clean as possible. Workers may be responsible for pulling plastic, picking up trash, cleaning bins and other similar farm sanitation. Workers may be required to operate farm vehicles and equipment such as trucks, tractors, and forklifts. Workers will be instructed in the safety and operation of the vehicle/equipment before operating. All vehicles should be driven in a manner to protect workers, harvested produce, in-field crops, and equipment. Operators should ensure all equipment is functioning correctly before operating. The use of all necessary PPE and safety equipment including wearing of seatbelt at all times when operating farm equipment is mandatory. Workers may assist with the repair, service, & maintenance of farm equipment including the prep, cleaning, lubrication, assembly, inspection, dismantling of equipment parts.
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):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Paloma Harvesting
Location:
East Palatka, FL 32131
Telephone Number:
+15868550061

Worksite

Address:
518 CR 45 - Johnston Brothers Farm, Bunnell, FL 32110

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23048-783820
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/17/2023

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