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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers

GRACIA AND SONS LLC

ST HELENA ISLAND, SC

$13.67 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19198682730
Extension
0
Email address to Apply:
jgraciasons@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
59
Job Duties:
Hand-harvest melons. Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Following the supervisors' instructions, workers will walk along rows and cut melons for harvest according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity by using a knife. May carry harvested. Melons to field truck and load melons on truck or trailer by hand. May unload and pack harvested melons at on-farm packing shed. Workers will not haul or pack melons at a remote shed off the farm. Pull plastic. Pull weeds/chop: Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. May supervise other workers. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Mow grass and operate trimmer around farm buildings. May operate and perform minor maintenance on farm vehicles or equipment. May drive farm truck, tractor, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on the farm. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment, then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid driver's license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license. Prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs. repetitively throughout the workday. Must not hinder another workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Requires one-month verifiable prior work experience hand-harvesting melons. All workers are required to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly important when touching crops for human consumption. Workers are required to cleanse their hands by washing thoroughly with soap and water before entering field for harvest activities and after each break. Smoking and the use of tobacco products prohibited during working time. Workers may be required to perform work that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application. All other duties, if any assigned, will be those duties of Farm Worker, Diversified Crops, DOT code 407.687-010 (SOC (ONET/OES) code 45-2092.02). This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated. The worker understands that if he abandons his employment or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the anticipated period of employment, the worker will forfeit the guarantee and reimbursement of certain transportation costs. Excessive absences and/or tardiness cannot be tolerated and may result in termination. Daily individual work assignments, crew assignments, and location of work will be made by and at the sole discretion of the employer and/or workers supervisor. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and/or different tasks on different days. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or workers supervisor. Cosechar melon. Los trabajadores realizaran deberes asignados segn dadas las instrucciones por su supervisor. Siguiendo las instrucciones de los supervisores, el trabajador se camine a lo largo de las filas y cortar melones para cosecha segn el tamao, color.
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:
Will include prolonged walking, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug / alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or a positive test may result in immediate termination. All the testing will occur post-hire and not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Employee must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday is able to lift and carry 75 lbs. in field. Must not hinder any other workers productivity. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. Requires a 1 month verifiable prior work experience in the crop activities listed. Must commit to work the entire contract period.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
GRACIA AND SONS LLC
Company Name:
GRACIA AND SONS LLC
Location:
FT MEADE, FL 33841
Telephone Number:
+19198682730

Worksite

Address:
845 SEA ISLAND PARKWAY, ST HELENA ISLAND, SC 29920

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23220-247141
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Watermelon, cutters-Per bus load/cut melons, group rate among 5 workers equates to $10.00 per worker
Date Posted:
8/21/2023

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