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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Benito Martinez Jr.

Cordele, GA

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14073199505
Email address to Apply:
benitomartinez863@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
65
Job Duties:
Harvesting Watermelon by hand, the worker will walk down the watermelon field rows where the watermelon will be harvested. The worker will first cut the vine off the watermelon with a small knife and turn the watermelon over. The worker will bend over harvesting the ripe watermelon which can vary in weight from 20 to 60 lbs. from the ground and tossing the watermelon to the worker next to him and this worker will toss the watermelon to the next worker and so on, until the watermelon is then tossed to the person inside the bus who will place the watermelon on the floor. Packing: When the bus is full, it will be taken to the packing house where the workers will unload the watermelon and put it in a conveyor belt that will transport the watermelon into the packing house where it will be separated by size, labeled and packed. Note: The packing house is located inside the Farm and more than 50% of the product processed is produced by the Fixed Site Employer. General Maintenance: Workers on physical work restrictions or when harvesting work is not available may be required to perform miscellaneous clean-up work on work site property, on structures utilized in the work site operation, and on housing for harvesting workers. Such clean-up activities include the sprouting, pruning, and painting of trees; debris, weed, and vine removal; irrigation repair; housing and structure cleaning and repair. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, the employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker's refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such worker's willful damage or destruction of the tools. Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available, the worker is not required to work more than the stated daily hours in the contract and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. If workers request a leave of absence during the contract period, if the worker has been offered an opportunity to work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA-790 for the purposes of the three-quarter guarantee. Los empleados pueden ofrecerse como voluntarios para trabajar horas adicionales cuando haya trabajo disponible, el trabajador no esta obligado a trabajar mas de las horas diarias indicadas en el contrato y/o en un sabado o feriado federal del trabajador. Los trabajadores deben esperar periodos ocasionales de poco o ningun trabajo debido al clima, cultivos u otras condiciones fuera del control del empleador. Estos periodos pueden ocurrir en cualquier momento durante la temporada. Si los trabajadores solicitan una excedencia durante el periodo de contrato, si al trabajador se le ha ofrecido una oportunidad de trabajar, las horas se deduciran de las horas ofrecidas bajo el ETA-790 a efectos de la garantia de tres cuartos.
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:
This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Benito Martinez Jr.
Location:
Avon Park, FL 33825
Telephone Number:
+14073199505

Worksite

Address:
472 Old Albany Rd, Cordele, GA 31015

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24107-892181
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
25.00 per bus for unloading (18,000 Lbs. an average of 1,200 Watermelons)
Date Posted:
5/6/2024

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