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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Laborer

HACIENDA TIERRA ALTA INC

JAYUYA, PR

$9.70 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17878283926
Email address to Apply:
htajayuya@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Hacienda Tierra Alta Inc is a for-profit corporation dedicated to agricultural activity, registered under the state laws of Puerto Rico, with registration number 324261. This company began in early 2013 and is currently dedicated to the hydroponic production of farinaceous, vegetable, among others, and our principal product, coffee, The administration saw the poor production that our country has in relation to our agriculture, this need, its main objective is to be able to mitigate part of it by developing a project which involves several phases of agriculture. The main task is harvesting coffee and the months of greatest production and critical work for this product is from August to January. In the face of a lack of labor in agriculture we need farmworkers and laborers for hand pick ripe coffee. The main task will be harvesting coffee. Workers are required to hand pick ripe coffee, for no less than 80% of the total harvest, with a basket around the waist, weighting no less than 28 pounds (often called an almud), skilled laborers should be able to pick over almud in one hour. Most of the workdays are spent on one’s feet and performing constant movements outdoors. Workers are rarely in one place as they move from one field to another for any period, there may be tasks associated with preparatory or preharvest work which may include fertilizing, clearing or suppressing weeds, combating coffee berry borer and other pests among other cultivating practices. There may also be, post harvesting tasks such as pruning coffee trees, cleaning conservation ditches, milling, drying and packing coffee and replanting or resetting trees. Additionally, workers may engage in activities related to harvesting and cultivating plantains and other crop while ripening of the coffee progresses. Workers must be able to stand, walk uphill and downhill, sit, sloop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend from the waist, push, pull, reach, lift and carry items weighting in the range of 5 to 50 pounds. The worker may be requested but not required to work overtime and will be compensated as required by the applicant norms. The manager or supervisor will advise workers at the end of the workday if there is any change in start and time of anticipated schedule of work for the following day. Regular attendance by all workers during schedule hours of the workday and/or work period is required; unsatisfactory attendance, including reporting late, excessive request to leave before the end of the workday, quitting early, etc., may be cause for disciplinary action. Workers must call their manager or supervisor as far in advance possible prior to the start of the workday if they do not expect to be in on time. Further information on the employer’s attendance policy in the employee handbook.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
HACIENDA TIERRA ALTA INC
Location:
Jayuya, PR 00664
Telephone Number:
+17878283926

Worksite

Address:
ROAD 531 KM 1.7 HOYO PLANES SECTOR, JAYUYA, PR 00664

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24158-078548
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/28/2024

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