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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Everglades Harvesting, Inc. (FL #1)

Dover, FL

$14.33 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636758500
Email address to Apply:
HR@evergladesharvesting.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
300
Job Duties:
Workers will perform described job specifications as instructed by the Farm Manager or Crew Supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time and may include one or more of the following job specifications: Harvesting 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 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 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 pick sack is full, take full sack to fruit tub located in the grove and drop fruit from pick sack into tub. In order to perform this kind of work, worker 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, and carrying a large number of sacks of fruit from the area in which the fruit is being harvested to the location of the tub.
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:
Criminal background check and drug testing: Everglades Harvesting may conduct a criminal background check and/or drug/alcohol test 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:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Everglades Harvesting, Inc. (FL #1)
Location:
LaBelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636758500

Worksite

Address:
2615 Al Simmons Road, Dover, FL 33527

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23229-274292
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Valencia (fresh) $0.95 per 90 lb field box (minimum 8.08 90 lb field boxes per hour); Estimated hourly wage equivalent is $14.34, or 15.09 field boxes per hour. $14.33 per hour guaranteed.
Date Posted:
9/8/2023

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