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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Fruit and Vegetable Harvesting & Packing

JBO Harvesting

LAUREL, DE

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18632738870
Email address to Apply:
jochoa2002@live.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
85
Job Duties:
The worker will perform job duties as assigned by supervisor. They will vary from time to time depending on crop ripening and weather. The fruit and vegetable harvesting & packing season is temporary and will last from June to October. Bell Pepper Hand Harvesting-In order to perform this kind of work, the workers mut be able to walk down the field row carrying a harvesting hamper, bend down and look for the ripe peppers, gently twist them off the bush and place them in the harvesting hamper. The worker will then take the full hamper of peppers over to the loading truck and hand it to the truck loader to dump into the large plastic bins on the loading truck. The empty hamper is given back to the worker and the process is started again. Bell Pepper Packing-The bell pepper is transported to the packing shed. Upon its arrival, the large plastic bins are unloaded by a forklift and placed on a conveyer belt. The conveyor belt dumps the bell pepper out of the plastic bins onto another conveyor belt. The group of workers on the conveyer belt are responsible for sorting, labeling, assembling the cardboard boxes, and packing the bell pepper in cardboard containers according to specifications given by the supervisor. Corn Hand Harvesting- In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row and look for the ripe corn and cut the crop off the plant by pulling in a downward motion. The corn is then placed in harvesting crates until full. The worker then takes the full crates to the loader on the loading truck. They are given an empty crate and the process is started again. Corn Packing-The corn is transported to the packing shed. Upon its arrival, the crates are unloaded by a forklift and placed on a conveyer belt. The conveyor belt dumps the corn out of the crates onto another conveyor belt. The group of workers on the conveyer belt are responsible for sorting, labeling, assembling the crates and packing the corn in crates according to specifications given by the supervisor. Watermelon Hand Harvesting-In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row and use a knife to hand cut ripe watermelons off the vine for harvesting. The watermelons are then loaded in a bus by forming part of an assembly line, in which the first worker bends down picks up the watermelon and it is passed on to consecutive workers by passing, catching, lifting, until it reaches the worker on the bus, who then sets it down and stacks them until the bus is considered full. Watermelon Packing- The watermelon is transported by bus to the packing shed. Upon its arrival, it is unloaded by a group of workers and placed on a conveyer belt. The group of workers on the conveyer belt are responsible for sorting, labeling, and packing the watermelon in cardboard containers. While the workers are waiting on the next load of watermelons to arrive, they will be responsible for assembling card board containers. Cantaloupe Hand Harvesting-In order to perform this kind of work, the worker must be able to walk down the field row and bend down to hold the vine steady and apply downward pressure on the melon while simultaneously twisting it around the stem slowly until the ripe cantaloupe comes off the vine. The cantaloupes are then loaded in a bus by forming part of an assembly line, in which the first worker bends down picks up the cantaloupe and it is passed on to consecutive workers by passing, catching, lifting, until it reaches the worker on the bus, who then sets it down and stacks them until the bus is considered full. Cantaloupe Packing- The cantaloupe is transported by bus to the packing shed. Upon its arrival, it is unloaded by a group of workers and placed on a conveyer belt. The group of workers on the conveyer belt are responsible for sorting, labeling, and packing the watermelon in cardboard containers. While the workers are waiting on the next load of cantaloupes to arrive, they will be
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:
1
Special Requirements:
The worker must be responsible and consistent on the job. The worker must be able to lift 0-75 lbs., do repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, walking, frequent stooping continuously throughout the day, and work in all kinds of weather conditions.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
JBO Harvesting
Location:
LAKE PLACID, FL 33852
Telephone Number:
+18632738870

Worksite

Address:
12636 SALT BARN RD., LAUREL , DE 19956

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24101-875510
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
PER 1.25 BUSHEL HAMPER Bell Pepper Harvesting (Fresh) 22 Bushel Hampers per hour. The Average Hourly Rate of Pay Per Hour Per Worker is $13 .20. Guaranteed Rate $17.20 per Hour.
Date Posted:
5/13/2024

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