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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crops

Carlos Gonzalez-Vargas

Guanica, PR

$9.70 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17874125055
Email address to Apply:
milyf@fincagonzalez.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Prepare the soil for planting vegetables and fruits (onions, plantains, pumpkins, cucumbers, tomatoes, melons, peppers, taro, ginger, coriander, papaya and watermelon). Preharvest and postharvest activities are required. The work includes tasks, such as seed germination, transplanting, monitoring, packing, maintaining irrigation and drainage system, weeding, cultivation, fertilizing, planting, cultivating, and harvesting vegetables and fruits. Most of the workdays are spent on one's feet, with constant movement as they move from one site to another. Workers must be able to stand, walk uphill and downhill, sit, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, lift, and carry items weighing in the range of 5 to 75 pounds. Driving and operating passenger vehicles and farm equipment may be required. Workers are required to work seven (7) hours per day. The worker may be requested, but not required to work up to 10 hours per day and/or Federal Holidays, as well as Saturdays, depending upon the conditions in the fields, weather, and maturity of the crop. Overtime will be paid, if applicable, under state or federal law. The manager or supervisor will notify workers at the end of the workday if there is any change in the start and time anticipated hours of work for the following day. Regular attendance by all workers during scheduled hours of the workday and /or work period is expected. Unsatisfactory attendance: including reporting late, excessive requests to leave before the end of the workday, doing work outside the scope of the H2A Visa, not abiding by housing, or transport regulations, etc., may be cause for disciplinary action. Workers must call their manager or supervisor at least one day before the start of the workday if they do not expect to be in on time. Further information on the Employer's Attendance Policy is in the Employee Handbook. See Addendum C for Spanish Language. Ver Adendum C para Espanol.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
See Addendum C. Ver Adendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Carlos Gonzalez-Vargas
Location:
Ensenada (Guanica), PR 00647
Telephone Number:
+17874125055

Worksite

Address:
Road 334, Km 0.5, Guanica, PR 00653

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23275-405494
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/24/2023

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