Bailey Farms South, LLC – #2

Estero, FL

H2A Available  Job

Number of Workers Requested:  23

Full Time:  Yes
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Following supervisors instruction, workers will harvest, load, grade, and pack various types of peppers. The worker will require use of hand tools such as shears and knives. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. It also includes making important decisions based on size, coloring and ripeness according to prescribed standards. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team-based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the fresh produce grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. 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 workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. The employer will provide the first pick sack free of charge to the worker. Any sacks destroyed intentionally, outside normal wear and tear, must be replaced by the worker. Pepper Planting (Tomatillo, Jalapeno, Serrano, Anaheim, Hungarian Wax/Banana, Long Hot/Chile Chicote, Poblano, Cubanelle/Chile Cubanele, Baby Bell/Bellafina, Finger Hot/Chile Dedo, Habanero, Red Fresno, Cherry Hot, Mini Sweet): As instructed, the worker will be given several trays of pepper plants. He will walk down the row, placing a plant from the tray in each hole in the bed until the tray is empty. He will then get another full tray and continue planting until he has completed his row. He is then responsible for removing from the field the flats he just planted from. Staking Pepper (all): As instructed, the worker gets an armful of stakes from the field truck (approximately 30 stakes, ranging in length from 36 to 48) The workers will stick stakes upright in the bed in each of the 2 lines of peppers on the bed every 6th plant. After he has put stakes in the entire row he comes back with a stake hammer and drives them into the ground. Stringing Pepper (all): As instructed, the worker receives a box of twine and moves down the row circling twine around each stake on one side of the bed row. At the end of the row, the worker circles twine on the opposite side of the bed row on the second stake, making a full circle of each row. Twine is tied at the beginning and end of circled row. Pepper Harvesting (all): As instructed, worker will move down assigned row and pick proper size, shape and color of pepper, place into bucket. When full, take to field truck, receive credit on his/her badge and obtain empty bucket. Weeding: Workers will remove weeds by use of a hoe from the walk-way and remove all weeds growing around plants by hand. Workers will remove weeks from the growing area, by raking piles of debris and dispose of it as instructed. General Farm Work: Tasks the worker must be able to perform include: field cleanup including cutting and removing string from stakes, removing stakes and stacking them on a field truck, tying, pulling plastic off of the beds and putting it in a baler; using a shovel to finish plastic bed ends and install drainage inlets to field ditches; irrigation maintenance, ride on plastic laying machine and maintain operation of drip tape and plastic rolls; remove debris, discarded plant materials, or other items to maintain a clean growing area, wash harvest buckets with provided cleaner and brushes.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  No
Number of Hours Per Week:  36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Bailey Farms South, LLC – #2
Location:  Estero, FL 33928
Telephone Number:  +12398254060

Worksite Address:

21750 Corkscrew Road, Estero, FL 33928

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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