- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by employer
Duties may vary from time to time. Crew leaders will be responsible for crews of workers in the field and following the instructions of their supervisors. Must ensure all workers are operating in a safe manor and working conditions (including weather conditions) that do not pose an unsafe environment for workers, prioritizing the safety of the workers. Will ensure workers have access to adequate PPE (gloves & masks) and potable water and restroom facilities. Must be able to operate the vehicles used to move crops on the farm and should be able to provide proof of accident-free driving record and background. Will be responsible for transporting workers from designated housing pick-up to the worksite and returning workers to designated housing at the end of the day.
Once a week, crew leaders will transport workers from designating housing to and from grocery, laundry, and banking facility each week. Must maintain all necessary drivers' licenses and Farm Labor Contractor Certificate with transportation authorizations as required by local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
Will be logging workers time and accurately track worker production piece/box counts each day as well as logging workers time out at lunch break and at the end of the work day. In the event worker decides to not take a lunch break, crew leader must ensure workers are credited for all the time worked. Must also ensure that housing facilities are maintained in a neat, clean, and habitable condition by the workers. Any intentional damage to company housing, property or equipment should be brought to the supervisors' immediate attention.
Must be able to work outdoors in dusty/dirty conditions, at extreme heat and cold inclement weather.
Must be able to reach, bend and lift items weighing 100 pounds.
Must be able to listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions of supervisors and dispatcher. Must be able to work in fields where ants, snakes and poison ivy may be encountered. 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. The alternative work is truck maintenance and farm maintenance including the repair, irrigation, vehicles and various equipment and tools used on the farm and help with the manual harvesting activities in the citrus groves.
To be able to perform this job, the worker must be able to work outside for at least six hours per day in all types of weather and have sufficient physical strength, working quickly and effectively with their hands. The employer will provide the necessary tools (if applicable) to perform the duties described above, at no cost to the worker. The employer will charge the worker the reasonable cost for the refusal or negligence to return the work tools, or for the willful damage or destruction of them.
Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. If workers request a leave of absence during the contract period, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A for the purposes of the three-quarter guarantee.
A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.
- Job Classification:
- 45-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers