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Shuttle Driver/farmworker

Overlook Harvesting Company, LLC - FL

Fort Meade, FL

$15.72 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
vperez@overlookharvesting.com
Web address to Apply:
www.overlookharvesting.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: fruit including, but not limited to, berries. Drive shuttle buses and/or company-owned vehicles to transport passenger vehicles. Arrange to pick up the workers on each scheduled workday at the housing and drop-off the workers at the work site. Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner. Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license will drive company vehicles such as buses. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate will transport other workers in buses. Workers who are properly licensed will be asked to drive a truck to move portable toilets from field to field and within the field. Workers will also be requested to drive food to the field, as well as deliver meals in the field. Follow relevant safety regulations and state laws governing vehicle operation, and ensure that passengers follow safety regulations. Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation. Grove Clean-Up: Workers will be required to perform miscellaneous grove clean-up work. These activities include pruning, painting trees, and repair and/or replace irrigation equipment, removal of debris, and another general grove clean-up work as required. May be necessary to assist in the use of farm equipment such as tractors, trucks and harvest machinery, etc. It may also be required to drive a tractor in the field from time to time. Hand-Harvesting Raspberries: Each worker will be assigned a picking badge for identification to the workers employment number. The worker will keep the picking badge throughout the workday. Each worker must place a pre-printed numeric sticker to each box. The numeric sticker roll will be assigned to the worker by the supervisor. Workers will move down to the assigned rows picking all ripe berries, grading berries in the field while harvesting, taking care to sort by size, shape, color, quality, and quantity as directed by the supervisor. Each worker must pick the plants clean of all ripe fruit, sort all good berries into specified containers within the box, according to very high-quality standards set forth in the company food safety policy and standard operating procedures. Bad berries will be disposed of as determined the by the supervisor. Each worker shall handle berries carefully to avoid bruising. Bruising will weaken the berry. Each harvesting worker is expected to move with the crew from row to row to maintain the efficiency level. Upon completion of each box picked, the worker will take his/her completed box to the crate shed to be viewed for grade, palletized and receive credit on his/her picking badge. Upon completion of the assigned row, the worker will move to the next vacant row to be picked. Harvester may receive disciplinary notice if quality continues to be an issue. At the end of the workday, workers will keep picking badge for the next workday. Hand-Harvesting Strawberries: Each worker will be assigned a picking badge for identification to the workers employment number. The worker will keep the picking badge throughout the workday. Each worker must place a pre-printed numeric sticker to each box. The numeric sticker roll will be assigned to the worker by the supervisor. Workers will move down to the assigned rows picking all ripe berries, grading berries in the field while harvesting, taking care to sort by size, shape, color, quality, and quantity as directed by the supervisor. Each worker must pick the plants clean of all ripe fruit, sort all good berries into specified containers within the box, according to very high-quality standards set forth in the company food safety policy and standard operating procedures. Bad berries will be disposed of as determined the by the supervisor. Each worker shall handle berries carefully to avoid bruising. Bruising will weaken the berry.
Job Classification:
53-3053.00 - Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

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:
Jobs are offered working on a fruit farm handling manual and mechanized tasks associated with commodity production, including transporting workers. Workers must be able to perform manual and mechanized tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 100 lbs. Employer-paid pre-employment and post-hire drug testing required. Criminal background check required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:15 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Overlook Harvesting Company, LLC - FL
Location:
Winter Haven, VA 33884
Telephone Number:
+18633244654

Worksite

Address:
5615 W Bereah Rd, Fort Meade, FL 33841

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23275-405081
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Pruning, per piece. Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent for this piece rate is $15.96/hr based on workers pruning per .38 half rows/hours on long blocks and full row on narrow blocks ($0.25/plant). Guaranteed $15.72hr.
Date Posted:
10/11/2023

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