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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Jesses Trucking of SW FL, Inc.

Punta Gorda, FL

$14.33 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18639930717

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
14
Job Duties:
Sod harvesting: Workers will perform assign duties as instructed by their supervisor; in groups of three people, workers will rotate driving the sod harvesting machine that will cut the sod and place it on a conveyor belt, the other two workers will grab the sod from the conveyor belt and will stack it on wooden pallets. At the end of the day, sod machinery should be greased and topped off with fuel for the following work day. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in a possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands repeatedly. The employer will provides the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker’s refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due such worker’s willful damage or destruction of the tools. 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 these periods of no work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A. 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:
45-2092.00 - 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:
This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning. Due to the type of work involved, there is a Probationary Period of five (5) days beginning with the first day of employment, to show possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to perform this type of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Jesses Trucking of SW FL, Inc.
Location:
Arcadia, FL 34266
Telephone Number:
+18639930717

Worksite

Address:
1900 Duncan Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23276-407735
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
per 400 sq ft. pallet. Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent for this piece rate is $15.00 /hr based on workers harvesting 12 pallets /hr. Guarantee $14.33 /hr.
Date Posted:
10/12/2023

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