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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Florida Pacific Farms, LLC (#1)

Dover, FL

$14.33 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18058893558
Email address to Apply:
Miguel.guerrero@berry.net
Web address to Apply:
seasonaljobs.dol.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
170
Job Duties:
All Activities: Workers will perform all job specifications as instructed by the Farm Manager or Crew Supervisor. Each worker will receive an identification badge and pre-printed numeric stickers, to be used during harvest activities and throughout the employment period. Workers may assist their supervisor in monitoring that harvesters don?t leave fruit behind, and that overripe fruit is being removed from the plant. May be assigned to communicate to other workers the plan for the day defined by the supervisor. Maintains work area clean and free of objects that may cause accidents. May be assigned to clean up trash, excess materials, and prepare the harvest trailer for the next day, and to ensure clean and fresh water is always available. May be assigned to ensure that the product delivered by the harvesters meets company standards in quality and appearance. May assist in driving tractors and ensure other workers have the required tools to perform their job. May be assigned to turn on water pumps for irrigation. May be assigned to spray the crop according to the supervisor's instructions. Follow and adhere to all personal and equipment safety requirements. Duties may vary from time to time and may include all of the following job specifications: Runner Cutting/Trimming: Worker will walk down row as instructed and cut/trim runners, leaves, and blooms as directed from each strawberry plant as necessary. Freeze Protection Activities: May assist regardless of time of day, in keeping overhead irrigation rain birds free of ice during freezing weather. Assist in Plastic Laying: Workers will hold plastic at end of row as machine moves down row unrolling plastic. Workers will even up ends of row with a shovel to make them straight, also will clean out ditches at end of row. Unload plastic and drip-tape from truck and load plastic and drip- tape on field machine as needed. May be instructed to remove or reinstall rain bird. Drip-tape Hook Up: Workers will be required to cut drip-tape at end of bed as instructed and hook up drip-tape to main water line. Strawberry Planting: While carrying a bag of strawberry plants, worker will walk down row, while bending, and place one or two plants into each hole in the plastic as instructed and firm dirt around plant.
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:
The employer will request a criminal background check at the employer's expense. The first 7 working (business) days of employment are considered as an introductory period as set forth in the Company Employee Handbook. This will be time to learn and understand tasks involved in the job position.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Florida Pacific Farms, LLC (#1)
Location:
Dover, FL 33527
Telephone Number:
+18136593913

Worksite

Address:
13861 Walden Sheffield Rd, Dover, FL 33527

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23216-238978
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Strawberry Planting $10.00 per thousand holes for single plant per hole and up depending upon condition (minimum 767 units per hour). Estimated hourly wage equivalent is $15.00, or 1.5 units per hour. $14.33 per hour guaranteed.
Date Posted:
8/16/2023

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