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Farmworkers and Laborers

Circle H Citrus, Inc. #8

Okeechobee, FL

$14.33 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Following the Supervisors instructions, the worker will perform grove caretaking activities to include mowing, spraying fertilizer and pesticides to groves for maintenance of crops. Workers will be required to perform sprouting activities, soil drenching, planting, injecting, maintaining weeds, irrigation repair as well as clean-up work on grove property. Workers will be required to perform general farm labor activities such as tree training / maintenance activities. In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to work outside for at least 8 hours a day in all kinds of weather. Be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat these processes rapidly, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. Following the Supervisors instructions, the worker will place a picking sack over their shoulder and carry a 18' to 20' ladder from the field truck to the particular area of the grove to be harvested. The picking sack is a canvas bag equipped with a shoulder strap for support, an opening for the insertion of fruit, and an opening to remove fruit. A fully loaded sack weighs approximately 80 to 100 pounds, depending upon the size, condition, and variety of fruit. A ladder is placed against a tree within reach of the fruit in a leaning position. While taking care not to break limbs, damage the tree, knock off fruit, or interfere with other workers, in a secure position to prevent slipping or falling and possible injury to themselves or other workers. Workers will remove fruit from the tree and place into a pick sack.
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/or drug screenings may be done post-employment at the employers expense and at the employers discretion. 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 may, at its discretion, conduct criminal background checks on all applicants offered employment in order to minimize the occurrence of crimes among residents.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Circle H Citrus, Inc. #8
Ft Pierce, FL 34945
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Alva Land Management Assoc., LLC 18311 NW 96th St., Okeechobee, FL 34972

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Valencia (fresh) - $0.95 per 90 lb field box (minimum 8.53 90 lb field boxes per hour); Estimated hourly wage equivalent is $15.20, or 16 field boxes per hour; $14.33 per hour guaranteed.
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