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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Treasure Coast Farms One, Inc. (Petition 2)

Fort Pierce, FL

$14.33 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17722015375
Email address to Apply:
frankjluna@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
145
Job Duties:
Citrus: Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Following the Supervisors instructions, the worker will place a picking sack over their shoulder and carry an 18' to 22' ladder from the field truck to the 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 between approximately 80 and 100 pounds, depending upon the size, condition, and variety of fruit. Worker positions ladder against the tree and within reach of the fruit in a leaning position, 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. Worker will remove fruit from the tree and place into pick sack. When picking sack is full, take full sack to fruit container located in the grove and drop fruit from pick sack into container. To perform this kind of work, the worker must be physically able to harvest citrus, fill his assigned sacks, and transport it to the tub. The employee must be able to climb ladders with extra weight of the sack. Workers may be asked to operate farm equipment, vehicles and ATVs in groves, water trailer to water plants, and any other equipment related to harvesting crops.**Safety training for use of farm equipment will be provided. Management reserves the right to restrict employees from operational duties who do not show a proficiency to effectively communicate with management and may therefore place other employees’ safety at risk. Workers may work in packing house. Packing house is part of the farm. Workers may be asked to help fix and maintain any harvesting equipment. Workers performing grove clean-up work will be paid the adverse effect wage rate, the prevailing rate or the minimum wage rate, the agreed upon collective bargaining wage or the Federal or State minimum wage whichever is higher, except where a special procedure is approved for an occupation or specific class of agricultural employment. Workers may be asked to work more hours to help assist crewleaders with some tasks. Workers should expect little/no work when going from 1 variety of fruit to another depending on the maturation of each fruit. During this slow time, workers may choose to go home at their own expense.
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:
Applicants must be 18 years or older. Employer may conduct a criminal background check on all new applicants for employment. Workers may be asked to help supervise the harvesting in the fields. There is a lifting requirement of 80-100lbs. Workers 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, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. Proper work attire is required. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Random drug testing may occur post hire at the employers expense. No cell phone usage during working hours. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and to communicate with supervisors when needed.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Treasure Coast Farms One, Inc. (Petition 2)
Location:
Port St Lucie, FL 34983
Telephone Number:
+17722015375

Worksite

Address:
(Heller Bros.) Kirchman Grove-15500 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34945

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23209-223501
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per 90lb Field Box of Valencia-Fresh
Date Posted:
8/17/2023

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