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Farmworkers and Laborers

Derringer Trucking and Harvesting, LLC

Palmdale, FL

$14.77 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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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. Lay Plastic (Drip): Workers are required to load 75 to 80 lbs. rolls of plastic and drip tape rolls weighing approximately 50lbs on to machinery and ride on the back of machinery to ensure rolls are distributed evenly on beds of dirt. Worker is required to ride fertilizer wagon and use a shovel to make sure there is no clogging of fertilizer at distribution. Worker is required to remove casing when rolls of plastic and drip tape have emptied and repeat process. Plastic machine riders have other tasks required to lay plastic such as: bed pressing, clean out fertilizer hoppers, painting numbers and measuring row lengths. Workers are required to use a shovel to tuck in the ends of the plastic being laid by machinery at the ends of each row. Repairs are to be made to plastic and splices as necessary throughout field. Units covered will be divided by number of workers on the crew times the pay rate. Irrigation installation & removal: Connecting and installing irrigation (poly) lines at various points in fields for irrigation practices of crops. Removal of irrigation (poly) lines and connections at end of crop season. This task will include shovel work as needed. Pull Plastic: With both hands, grab all plastic and drip tape; remove it from the plant beds or field. Gathering plastic and drip tape to the ends of the field and/or walkways. Repeat process throughout entire field. Pick Up Plastic: Pick up bails of plastic and load onto truck to be delivered and then unloaded at the designated drop off area. Units covered will be divided by number of workers on the crew times the pay rate. Packing tasks in field: The worker will be required to do the following tasks: Grading, Packing, box making, cleaning, sanitation, stacking, record keeping, hand jack and forklift operation, dumping, strapping, repacking, stickering, trimming and cutting with knives and scissors. Packing: Workers will sort the product and will pack them according to supervisor's instruction. The berries will be packed in bags of 2000 lb. Planting: Loading and unloading of plant trays from plant delivery boxes to planting machine, unloading empty trays from planter back onto plant boxes. Riding on plant machine and placing one plant into each hole made by plant machine and gathering soil to fill in space around the plant with soil using hand. Walking also behind planting machine placing a plant in hold that was missed and filling in the hole with soil by using hand. Removing plants at walkways. Units covered will be divided by number of workers on the crew times the pay rate. Replanting: When needed, replanting will require employee to carry trays that weigh 1 -5lbs into field to replace injured or dead plants in field rows. Packing produce (in field) The worker will be required to make cardboard bins or boxes, unload harvest equipment, and place on line. Clean up harvest packing area. Move field harvest equipment on farm. All of the packing is done on the field.
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

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The employer may conduct a drug/alcohol test post-employment at the employers expense.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Derringer Trucking and Harvesting, LLC
Arcadia, FL 34266
Telephone Number:


15440 North Island Rd, Palmdale, FL 33944

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