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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Jackson Citrus, Inc.

Virginia, IL

$18.18 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18636753119
Web address to Apply:
h2a.jci@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
160
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. The worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the cornfields, for the purpose of detasseling seed corn, removing rogue plants, removing green snaps, removing weeds, and volunteer corn plants from seed corn production fields. Corn Hand Harvesting- Hand picking corn, bundling harvest bags, loading dryer boxes, harvested product will be placed in a bag and toted to the edge of the field., removal of tassel bags, shoots bags, or used supplies from the field. Sorting harvest bundles for shipping to shelling hubs. Laying out harvested material in tubs for selection. Husk/Sort- Corn flows over husking beds to remove the husk, once corn is husked, it is added to sorting tables where workers check for any remaining husks or blemishes on the ears. Workers will check for corn/ears that are damaged and discard from the table. In order to perform this kind of work the worker must be able to work outside for at least six (6) hours per day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. The employer will provide the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the jobs described without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. Other Requirements: Workers seeking employment under this job order must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. The employer retains the right to discharge any obviously unqualified worker, malingerer, or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to complete the work but does not demonstrate a willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when working in agricultural crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields. All workers must report all injuries and illnesses to their employer. As well as any communicable diseases such as but not limited to diarrhea, or any other infectious disease or illness. Workers shall report immediately any cuts or abrasions that cause open bleeding. No tobacco, food, gum, candy, drink (other than water), or medication is allowed while working in the field. No jewelry, watches, or fingernails longer than 1/8" are allowed. No open-toe shoes or sandals are permitted. Glass bottles, drinking glasses, or any item made from glass are prohibited in the field. Improper hygiene will not be tolerated. Throw the used bathroom tissue into the toilet every time, then flush the toilet. Keep the restrooms, rest areas, and portable facilities in the field clean for others.
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:
The employer may conduct a drug test post-hire at the employers expense upon reasonable suspicion after a worker has been involved in an accident while working. Workers must have three (3) months of experience in detasseling corn. Applicants must be able to furnish job references establishing acceptable prior experience or a notarized statement describing specific prior experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Jackson Citrus, Inc.
Location:
Labelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:
+18636753119

Worksite

Address:
Bayer Crop Science 12459 W Gum Town Rd., Virginia, IL 62691

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24086-832083
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/11/2024

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