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Oyster Shuckers

Leavins Seafood, Inc.

Apalachicola, FL

$14.27 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18506538823
Email address to Apply:
lsi@fairpoint.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
22
Job Duties:
Perform manual labor to shuck oysters using knife to gently pry open live oysters. Wash silt and muck from fresh oysters. Insert blade using moderate force and vibration if necessary, at the hinge between the two valves. Twist the blade until there is a slight pop. Slide the blade upward to cut the adductor muscle which holds the shell closed, separating the meat from the shell. Inspect oysters and remove clackers, shells, unresponsive/dead oysters and dry, gummy, or smelly meat. Meat will be frozen, canned, packed or otherwise disposed of as deemed necessary. Clean and sanitize work areas, aprons and knives. These jobs involve routine processing, preparing, and cleaning oysters. Drug free workplace. Post-accident drug testing conducted at employer's expense. Employer may pay a piece rate of $9.00 per gallon shucked, or $14.27 per hour, whichever is higher. or applicable piece rate, whichever is higher. If a piece rate does not result in average hourly piece rate earnings during the pay period at least equal to the amount the worker would have earned had the worker been paid at the hourly rate, the worker’s pay will be supplemented to increase the earnings to the equivalent hourly level.
Job Classification:
51-3022.00 - Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

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:
No
Special Requirements:
Requires manual dexterity and prolonged standing. Must lift and carry 25 lbs. Workers must use extreme care using knife as a lever to pry oysters open and shells can split into razor-like shards, both of which can cause injury to hands. Must be 18 years old or older. FDA sanitation standards and requirements including personal hygiene and communicable disease apply. Safety gear that includes, rubber gloves, goggles, apron and cap must be worn at all times. Must pass drug screenings.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Leavins Seafood, Inc.
Location:
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Telephone Number:
+18506538823

Worksite

Address:
101 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-400-22210-385104
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Employer may pay a piece rate of $9.00 per gallon shucked, or $14.27 per hour, whichever is higher.
Date Posted:
8/8/2022

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