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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

E-Berry Harvest Company, LLC (DeWitt)

Quitman, GA

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636754289
Email address to Apply:
joineberryharvest@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
35
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Following the Supervisors instructions, the worker will fulfill the following duties to harvest and maintain fruit: Lay Plastic (Drip) - Workers are required to load 75 to 80 lbs. rolls of plastic and drip tape rolls weighing approximately 50lbs on to machinery and ride on the back of machinery to ensure rolls are distributed evenly on beds of dirt. Worker is required to ride fertilizer wagon and use a shovel to make sure there is no clogging of fertilizer at distribution. Worker is required to remove casing when rolls of plastic and drip tape have emptied and repeat process. Plastic machine riders have other tasks required to lay plastic such as: bed pressing, clean out fertilizer hoppers, painting numbers and measuring row lengths. Workers are required to use a shovel to tuck in the ends of the plastic being laid by machinery at the ends of each row. Repairs are to be made to plastic and splices as necessary throughout field. Units covered will be divided by number of workers on the crew times the pay rate. Lay Plastic (Seep) - Workers are required to load 75 to 80 lbs. rolls of plastic and drip tape rolls weighing approximately 50lbs on to machinery and ride on the back of machinery to ensure rolls are distributed evenly on beds of dirt. Worker is required to ride fertilizer wagon and use a shovel to make sure there is no clogging of fertilizer at distribution. Worker is required to remove casing when rolls of plastic and drip tape have emptied and repeat process. Plastic machine riders have other tasks required to lay plastic such as: bed pressing, clean out fertilizer hoppers, painting numbers and measuring row lengths. Workers are required to use a shovel to tuck in the ends of the plastic being laid by machinery at the ends of each row. Repairs are to be made to plastic and splices as necessary throughout field. Worker is to cut plastic at each hundred-foot marked area to create a walkway by slicing with shovel and tuck plastic after removing excess dirt to create walkways for harvest. Worker is required to dig a spillway at each row designated; by the removal of dirt and forming a plastic barrier with rolls of plastic to create a spillage for water to drain. Units covered will be divided by number of workers on the crew times the pay rate.
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:
Drug/Alcohol Testing: E-Berry Harvest may conduct criminal background and/or drug screening at the employer's expense on all new applicants post-employment. Failure to pass criminal background check and/or drug screening is grounds for termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
E-Berry Harvest Company, LLC (DeWitt)
Location:
Labelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636754289

Worksite

Address:
DeWitt Farms, Inc - 7172 Adel Hwy, Quitman, GA 31643

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23349-569955
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Staking Pepper - $.95/unit. Estimated hourly wage rate equivalent is $14.73, or 15.5 units per hour. $14.68 per hour guaranteed.
Date Posted:
12/29/2023

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