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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operators

B & W Quality Growers, LLC (FL #1)

Fellsmere, FL

$14.77 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17725711135
Email address to Apply:
mabellerodriguez@watercress.com
Web address to Apply:
seasonaljobs.dol.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
83
Job Duties:
Workers will perform duties as instructed and assigned by their supervisor. Agricultural Equipment Operators: Workers will safely operate tractor and other farm vehicles as directed. Land Preparation and Maintenance: Land preparation consists of several job duties, farm equipment such as backhoe, tractor, tiller, excavator, etc. maybe required. Job duties include but are not limited to: Tilling, Laser leveling, Digging out and cleaning ditches/canals, Mowing harvesting beds/ditches/canal areas, Building walking areas, Herbicide applications/Salt amendments, Controlling and hand pulling weeds in harvesting beds, Hauling, Laying and repairing irrigation pipes. General Farm Labor: Hourly work may include different tasks of general farm labor such as: pulling weeds, cleaning ditches, scouting for insects, tractor spraying, repairing PVC irrigation lines, solid fertilization, regulating water, tractor bedding, burning, mowing, and scratching. Instructions in proper procedures for each of these jobs will be provided in training. Workers are responsible for following the recommendations of supervisors in performing these tasks. Equipment and tools: The following items will be provided to the employee as necessary to do work assigned - Smocks, Badge, Knee boots, Hip boots, Rubber gloves, Sleeves, Hair/beard nets. There will be no charge for items given to the employee the first time. Any worn out or damaged items must be returned to the farm manager, and they will be replaced at no charge to the employee (all replacements are limited). Any items lost or abused will be charged to the employee at the actual purchase cost to the company. Any items charged to the employee will be deducted from employees paycheck. Job Location: The workers will work at a field that is located 17825 79th Street, Fellsmere, FL or 7798 County Road 512, Fellsmere, FL 32948. B & W Quality Growers owns 100% of the product packed, grown and harvested by B & W Quality Growers, LLC. It is estimated that 10% of the time will be spent packing, 35% growing and 65% harvesting the products.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
Criminal background check and drug testing: B & W Quality Growers may conduct criminal background checks 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:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
B & W Quality Growers, LLC (FL #1)
Location:
Fellsmere, FL 32948
Telephone Number:
+17725711135

Worksite

Address:
17825 79th Street, Fellsmere, FL 32948

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24095-855029
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/9/2024

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