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Packinghouse Workers

Wild Goose Farms, LLC (Packinghouse)

Umatilla, FL

$14.33 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13524095009
Email address to Apply:
terri@wildgoosefarms.net
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
16
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Blueberry Packing: Packinghouse workers typically do a variety of jobs related the packaging and shipping of blueberries. Duties may include receiving, dumping inspecting, boxing, stacking, and shipping of fruit. Other jobs include making boxes, stickering boxes, cleaning equipment and facilities, and monitoring food safety. All workers in the packinghouse must wear long sleeved shirts, long pants, and closed toe shoes. General Farm Labor: Workers will weed; mow grass, prune trees/hedges, clear land, remove brush, maintain fencing, repair irrigation, and plant young trees and bushes. Nursery Labor: Workers will be responsible for planting, weeding, pruning, staking, spraying, and other activities related to growing, and loading potted trees, and shrubs. The workers will also be responsible for maintaining the grounds, and the existing irrigation system.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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:
Drug/Alcohol screening may be done post-employment at the employer's expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Wild Goose Farms, LLC (Packinghouse)
Location:
Umatilla, FL 32784
Telephone Number:
+13524095009

Worksite

Address:
17255 SE Highway 452, Umatilla, FL 32784

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23338-541188
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Blueberry Harvesting: $0.60 and up per pound depending on condition; Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent for this piece rate is $14.34/hr, based on workers pulling 23.9 units; $14.33 per hour guaranteed.
Date Posted:
12/11/2023

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