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Published on Jun 25 2022

Farmworkers And Laborers

$12.41  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Aug 1, 2022 to May 31, 2023

Super Veg - 31475 Hwy 70
Myakka City, FL 34251
United States

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Job description

Watermelon-Duties may vary from time-to-time. Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Perform manual labor. Workers will harvest, cut, pick, and field pack watermelons in the field. Use hand tools such as shears and knives. Duties also include tying, loading, and unloading stakes, cleaning, loading, and unloading harvested products. Duties will also include operating forklift, assisting mechanic, and pulling weeds. Grade and sort products according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Discard inferior or defective products and/or foreign matter, and place acceptable products in containers for further processing. Weigh products or estimate their weight, visually or by feel. Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Measure, weigh and count products and materials. Examine and inspect containers, materials, and products to ensure that packing specifications are met. Workers must perform manual labor to pull plastic from the field and load onto a trailer. Removal of irrigation equipment. Clean and maintain work area. Vegetables Workers will harvest vegetables Shovel, haul, spread manure, dig holes, ditches, and trenches. Manually plant, cultivate, harvest, count, load and unload vegetables, horticultural specialties, and field crops. Workers will field pick and pack vegetables in the field. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil, applying fertilizers, transplanting, pulling weeds, raking, cleaning around shed area, thinning or pruning crops, applying pesticides, cleaning, grading, and packing harvested product. Workers will also do staking, tying, loading, removing, and unloading of stakes. May repair fences and farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. May drive workers to the store and/or fields. OFLC Administrator publishes new AEWR rates yearly and we reserve the right to adjust our job order to the new published rate regardless of rate increases or decreases. Raises and end of the season bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer’s discretions, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor instructions.

Special Requirements

Must be 18 years or older. If driving vehicles, a valid drivers license is required. The employer may conduct a criminal background check on all new applicants for employment. Must assist with all Good Agricultural Practices policies. Most of the workday is spent on ones feet and outdoors. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach and lift 10-100lbs.

Employer Contact Info

+16623934241

[email protected]

https://www.employflorida.com

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