- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- All the tasks in this job description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day at the sole judgment of the employer. Workers will be required to prepare fields for irrigation by sprinkler or drip delivery system and perform scheduled irrigation of the fields. Workers may also operate a tractor, as is the norm in growing diversified commodities, and assist in and preparation and planting/cultivation activities. Workers may be required to perform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation and harvest tasks, weeding or hoeing crops, cleaning and repairing farm buildings, seed beds, bins, grounds, set up and move irrigation pipes and equipment, etc. The weeding will be done by hoe, not hand, and with a long-handled hoe. Workers may transport crops and farm equipment between growing sites and to storage. All other duties assigned under this order will be those duties of Farmworker, Diversified Crops, under the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Classification Code 45-2092.02.
Worker will report to work at the designated time and place as directed by the Grower each day. The scheduled work week is Monday through Saturday. Work is scheduled on a shift of 6 hours Monday through Friday 7:00am to 1:30pm and 5 hours on Saturday 7:00am to 12:00pm. Sunday is the scheduled day off. Workers may be required to work overtime and on holidays when weather conditions, growing conditions, crop conditions, or other factors require overtime and/or holiday work. Workers may be offered work on their Sabbath but will not be required to do so. Worker may be required to work at any time day or night as weather conditions and crop production require.
Full Growing Season Commitment: The job offered requires that the worker be available for work 6 hours Monday through Friday and 5 hours on Saturday every day that work is available for the full period of employment shown in Item A.3 through A.4, even though work may be slack for brief periods, from time to time throughout the employment period in the production of these crops. The worker agrees to be available for work and perform the assigned work for the assigned employer whenever work is available through the full period of employment shown in Item A.3 through A.4, with the exception of the workers Sabbath. Work available is defined as, no work required by the worker on the scheduled day off of Sunday night each week, but work is required 6 hours Monday through Friday and 5 hours on Saturday. The worker understands that if he abandons his employment or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the period of employment shown in Item A.3 through A.4 he will forfeit the 3/4 guarantee and reimbursement of certain transportation costs described elsewhere in this job order and will not be eligible for rehire. Excessive absences and/or tardiness, as defined in the Work Rules attached hereto, cannot be tolerated and may result in termination. Daily individual work assignments, crew assignments, and location of work, will be made by and at the sole discretion of the farm manger and/or farm supervisor as the needs of the farming operation dictate. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and/or different tasks on different days. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties as assigned by the worker's supervisor.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse