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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crops

Hacienda La Florida, Inc.

Adjuntas, PR

$9.70 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17874098083
Email address to Apply:
sandrafarmscoffee@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
www.sandrafarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
In our farm, harvesting season typically begins in June and extends until February, including pre-harvest work and post-harvest work, with some variations based on weather patterns. Cultivating and harvesting coffee and plantains. Maintaining all fields free from weeds, propping up coffee tree branches, pruning trees, planting trees, processing coffee drupes, sorting coffee beans, maintaining processing center/equipment clean. Indoor work for sorting beans requires sitting for long periods of time and paying close attention to the task perform. Red to purple colored coffee cherries are picked one by one using swift finger and hand movements that include accurately dropping cherries in the basket hanging from the waist or from the shoulders. The worker will be offered a per-unit (piece) rate of $0.40/lb. for ripe drupes only. The worker is required to pick a minimum of 28 pounds of ripe drupes in one hour. Workers are required to hand pick ripe coffee, for no less than 80% of the total harvest, with a basket around the waist with a minimum rate of 28 pounds per hour, 7 hours per day. Skilled laborers should be able to pick at least 28 pounds of ripe coffee in one hour. Most of the workdays are spent outdoors on one's feet with constant movement as workers are rarely in one place as they move from one field to another. Workers must be able to stand, walk uphill and downhill, sit, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist) push, pull, reach, lift, and carry items weighing in the range of 5 to 75 pounds. Driving and operating passenger vehicles and farm equipment may be required. The worker may be requested but not required to work 12 hours per day and/or Federal Holidays, depending upon the conditions in the fields, weather, and maturity of the crop; in such case, applicable overtime norms will be applied. The manager or supervisor will notify workers at the end of the workday if there is any change in start and time anticipated hours of work for the following day. Regular attendance by all workers during scheduled hours of the workday and /or work period is expected. Unsatisfactory attendance: including reporting late, excessive requests to leave before the end of the workday, quitting early, doing work outside the scope of the H2A Visa, not abiding by housing, or transport regulations, etc., may be cause for disciplinary action. Workers must call their manager or supervisor at least one day before the start of the workday if they do not expect to be in on time. Further information on the Employer's Attendance Policy is in the Employee Handbook. See Addendum C for Spanish Language. Ver Adendum C para Espanol.
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:
See Addendum C. Ver Adendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Hacienda La Florida, Inc.
Location:
Adjuntas, PR 00601
Telephone Number:
+17874098083

Worksite

Address:
Road 135, Rt 548 Km 3.9, Guayabo Dulce Ward, Adjuntas, PR 00601

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24121-939820
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/22/2024

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