Yomar Ramos Gonzalez
H2A Available Job
Number of Workers Requested: 15
Full Time: Yes
It is estimated that 70% will be dedicated to planting, cultivating, and maintaining yams and other farinaceous products, such as: plantains, taro, and taniers; the remaining 30% of the time will be dedicated to harvesting these products. Most of the workdays are spent outdoors on one’s feet with constant movement as workers are rarely in one place as they move from one field to another. Workers must be able to stand, walk uphill and downhill, sit, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist) push, pull, reach, lift and carry items weighing in the range of 5 to 100 pounds. Some fruit cultivars such as passion fruit and pineapple may be planted in the farm as well. Workers are required to work 8 hours per day. Driving and operating passenger vehicles and farm equipment will be required. The worker may be requested but not required to work 12 hours per day and/or on the Sabbath or Federal Holidays depending upon the conditions in the fields, weather, and maturity of the crop; in such case, applicable overtime norms will be applied. The manager or supervisor will notify workers at the end of the workday if there is any change in start and time anticipated hours of work for the following day. Regular attendance by all workers during schedule hours of the workday and /or work period is expected. Unsatisfactory attendance: including reporting late, excessive request to leave before the end of the workday, quitting early, doing work outside the scope of the H2A Visa, not abiding housing, or transport regulations, 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. See Addendum C for Spanish Language. Ver Adendum C en Espanol.
Experience Required: Yes
Months of Experience Required: 3
Special Requirements: All work performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to rain, sun, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements. Workers should come prepared to the farm wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. They will be planting and harvesting yams and other farinaceous products, such as: plantains, taro and taniers as well as counting and packing products. Some fruit cultivars, such as: passion fruit and pineapple may be planted in the farm as well. Work entails exposure to soil, plants, insects, and plant materials such as, but not limited to pesticides and fertilizers. Workers will be properly trained and advised on all pesticides and fertilizers according to OSHA standards. See Addendum C for Spanish Language. Ver Adendum C en Espanol.
Number of Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 6:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
Company Name: Yomar Ramos-Gonzalez
Location: Aguada, PR 00602
Telephone Number: +17874875024
Road 417, Km. 4.0 Guanabano Ward, Aguada, PR 00602