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Jose De Jesus Torres

Frostproof, FL

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  14
Nursery: Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor/foreman. PROPAGATION: Workers will take cuttings from existing plants and bundle with like cuttings until targeted quantities are achieved. Workers will then stick cuttings into trays of soil or sand beds by hand. PLANTING: Workers will work on a conveyer belt to fill empty growing containers with soil mix. Workers will then set these containers down by hand on growing block (depending on container size workers may carry as many as four containers in each hand). Workers will use a drill to create a hole in the center of each can of soil, and fill each drilled hole with a plant liner, covering the hole firmly. SPACING: Using a spacing rack, workers will position container plants in a grid pattern, carrying container plants from an adjacent location on the block or using a cart or trailer to transport. SHEARING: Workers will use either hand shears or machine shears to shear the top and/or sides of the plants on a particular block location. Shearing specifications will vary by plant variety and supervisor/foreman will instruct worker of each variety needs. PULLING/LOADING: Workers will harvest container plants by loading noted varieties on trailers. Workers are responsible for ensuring correct variety and size according to pull tags and also that plants pulled are uniform in regard to height, width, etc. Workers will load harvested plants onto racks for the purpose of distribution. Plants maybe (75 to 100Lbs). General Field Maintenance: Digging trenches, installing, repairing, and replacing ground cloth, staking, installing and repairing irrigation, weeding and other miscellaneous work. The fields will be cleaned up after the harvesting in order to prepare for the next harvesting season. 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 possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, the employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties with out 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 to such worker’s willful damage or destruction of the tools. 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 the contract period, if the worker has been offered an opportunity to work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA-790 for the purposes of the three-quarter guarantee. 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:  No
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.
Number of Hours Per Week:  36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Jose De Jesus Torres
Location:  Lake Wales, FL 33853
Telephone Number:  +18327190097

Worksite Address:

1697 Rucks Dairy Rd, Frostproof, FL 33843

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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