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Farmworkers & Laborers

Everglades Harvesting, Inc. (IA #1)

Oelwein, IA

$17.54 per hour


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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. The worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the corn fields, for the purpose of detasseling seed corn, remove rogue plants, weeds and volunteer corn plants from seed corn production fields. 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 strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. 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. Due to communal living arrangements where workers entitled to free housing will reside in close proximity to one another with limited residential supervision, and due to food safety considerations, employer will conduct criminal background checks on all applicants offered employment in order to minimize the occurrence of crimes among residents. Therefore, any and all employment offers are contingent upon applicants having no history of being either a “habitual felony offender” or “habitual violent felony offender” as defined in Sections 775.084(1)(a) and (b), Florida Statutes, and the absence of convictions of (1) a felony or attempt or conspiracy to commit a felony of violence, including but not limited to convictions for arson, aggravated or sexual battery, aggravated stalking, armed burglary, robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated child abuse, aggravated abuse of an elderly person or disabled adult, kidnapping, manslaughter or murder, and (2) misdemeanor offenses as described in Chapters 784(assault and battery), 790 (weapons), 800 (lewdness), 806 (arson & criminal mischief), 810 (burglary), 812 (theft), 856 (drunkenness), and 893 (drug abuse), Florida Statutes, or (3) comparable felony and misdemeanor statutes of other jurisdictions.
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:
Special Requirements:
Criminal background checks and drug testing: Everglades Harvesting may conduct criminal background checks and/or drug/alcohol testing at the employer's expense on all new applicants post-employment. Failure to pass criminal background check and/or drug/alcohol screening is grounds for termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Everglades Harvesting, Inc. (IA #1)
LaBelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:


Bayer Crop Science, LP .1 mile east of 8375 30th St., Oelwein, IA 50662

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Corn Detassel - $84.00 per clean acre; (minimum 0.10 acres per hour) (estimated wage rate is $21.00/hour or 0.25/acre per hour. $17.54 per hour guaranteed.
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