- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Field Workers: Celery Harvest (Conventional and Organic), Machine Set-up, Mechanics, General Labor, Agricultural Equipment Operator, Sanitation Worker, CalVan Driver to perform the following duties:
All work is performed in the field on the farm:
Field worker to harvest celery, organic and conventional. Cut, bunch, pack, and load fresh celery in the field on the farm. Cutting is done on harvesting machine by using hands and cutting knife. Using a harvesting hand knife and bending at the waist, the employee cuts the stalk from the roots and trims the outer stalks from the stalk to prepare it to be packed into a cartons, totes, or bins. The process is repeated. Worker responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard.
Crew Lead- Team Leaders will additionally be responsible for checking quality, filling out paperwork, and receiving order for production. May clock in other workers.
General Labor- Weeding using long-handled hoes, transplanting, runner cutting, plant thinning, and ranch maintenance, pulling plastic, pulling of drip tape, cleaning of old and new vegetative growth on plant bed. Plant bed will be classified as Medium or High according to the amount of runners and new/old vegetative growth present during performing work task.
Agricultural Equipment Operator will drive and control tractors in fields.
Machine set up- On the farm, workers will check the machine for water and diesel; Put sticker on bags; Supply cartons for the day and put on the machine; Open or close machine; Put machine where crew will start; move trailer, drive tractor and caterpillar.
Mechanics- On agricultural ground, Mechanics will fix tractors, cat loaders, harvest machines, lunch trailers, painting of the harvest equipment, and will perform other mechanic functions that the harvesting equipment may need. Work takes place on various farms. Mechanics must be able to lift 40 pounds and have at least 3 months of mechanic experience with diesel and gas equipment. This work is considered secondary agriculture under the Fair Labor Standards Act because it is directly performed in conjunction with the farming operations and takes place on the farm.
Sanitation worker- Cleans, pressure washes, and moves restrooms on farms/fields. This work is considered secondary agriculture under the Fair Labor Standards Act because it is directly performed in conjunction with the farming operations and takes place on the farm.
See addendum C.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse