Alonzo Farms, Inc.

Hawthorne, FL

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  20

Full Time:  Yes
Workers will perform assign duties as instructed by their supervisor. Harvesting berries by hand, the worker will walk down the berry field rows where the blueberry will be harvested. The worker will place a 1 gallon picking bucket with a strap over his/her shoulder from the field truck to the particular area of the field where the fruit will be harvested. The 1 gallon picking bucket is a canvas, equipped with a shoulder strap for support. Worker positions him/herself in front of the berry tree and will remove the fruit from the tree and place into the 1 gallon picking bucket taking care not to break any limbs, damage the tree, or knock off the fruit. When the 1 gallon picking bucket is full the worker will take it to the truck at the end of the row where the worker will unload the fruit into a small tub or container. Field Maintenance: workers will tie, stake and prune plants, clean micro jets and remove plastic drip lines, using hands or a hoe workers will remove dead plants and weeds. The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in a possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands repeatedly. The employer will provides the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker’s refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due such worker’s willful damage or destruction of the tools. Workers that qualify may be required to operate Agriculture Machinery or Equipment. General farm upkeep and maintenance such as painting, fixing, cleaning, and organizing out building and equipment. Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season, if workers request a leave of absence during these periods of no work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  1
Special Requirements:  This type of work, involves working conditions that require tremendous stamina, a high level of physical activity in cold or extremely hot conditions in direct sunlight and in adverse weather such as rain. The work requires a high level of physical conditioning. Due to the type of work involved, there is a Probationary Period of five (5) days beginning with the first day of employment, to show possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to perform this type of work.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Alonzo Farms, Inc.
Location:  Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Telephone Number:  +12523396115

Worksite Address:

2600 SE 193rd Ave, Hawthorne, FL 32640

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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