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General Farm Labor / Harvesting



$14.77 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
WATERMELON- Perform manual labor to hand cut watermelons. Use hand tools such as shears and knives. Duties also include cleaning, loading, and unloading harvested products, moving farm equipment and forklift driver . Grade and sort products according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Discard inferior or defective products and/or foreign matter, and place acceptable products in containers for further processing. Weigh products or estimate their weight, visually or by feel. Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Measure, weigh and count products and materials. Examine and inspect containers, materials and products to ensure that the packing specifications are met. Clean and maintain work areas. Must assist with all Good Agricultural Practice policies. Perform prolonged bending, reaching, and lifting up to 80 lbs. Grove Clean-up and duties: Workers may be required to perform miscellaneous grove clean-up work. These activities may included removing debris, boxes, discarded fruit from fields to clean growing area , pruning, painting trees, repair and or replace irrigation equipment , may maintain fence lines and moving farm equipment . Workers performing grove clean-up work will be paid the adverse effect wage rate, the prevailing rate minimum wage rate, the agreed upon collective bargaining wage or the Federal or State minimum wage which ever is higher, except where a special procedure is approved for an occupation or specific class of agricultural employment.. 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 worker on the day the work commences. Volunteer Bus drivers: will drive passenger bus a}Drivers are required to have a valid CDL class B driver's license with passenger endorsement to operate School buses. b} Must provide MVR with no points and accidents .c} Must pass Certification of road test.d} Valid DOT Medical certificate.e} Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol testing and subject to random drug testing. f} Inquiry to Previous Employers: Safety Performance History Records Request .g} Insurance company must accept driver to hire CDL drivers. h}Drivers will be paid a hourly wage rate during the time of operating passenger buses, and during crop harvest activities an applicable piece rate.i}Drivers will assist service mechanics in servicing or repairing buses as needed and preform daily maintenance & safety checks.j} driver is required to have valid FLC card. The employer will be asking for volunteer drivers.
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

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Criminal background check will be conducted post-hire and will be at employer's expense. Pre-employment drug testing will be at employer's expense and is conducted after hire for any ex-felons or sex offenders. Not all 459 workers require drivers license. Employer will be asking for volunteer drivers.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Labelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:


23216 US HWY 27, MOORE HAVEN , FL 33935

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
per bus divided into 10 workers =$4.00 per bus (18,000 Lbs. an average of 1200 Watermelons) for cutters (10 workers per group 4 trucks per hour) Average pay per hour per worker $16.00. Guaranteed $14.77/hr.
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