- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
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- Crops: Strawberries, Melons, Squash, Cucumbers, Beans, and Peppers.
Planting: Strawberries, Melons, Squash, Cucumbers, Beans, and Peppers.
Harvesting: Strawberries, Melons, Squash, Cucumbers, Beans, and Peppers.
General Specifications and Physical Requirements of the Job: majority of the workday is spent on ones feet, constantly in movement, and outdoors. Workers are rarely in one place for any period of time. It is estimated that 10% growing and maintaining, and 80% harvesting the products. Workers must be able to stand, walk, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, lift and carry items weighing in range from 5 to 60 pounds during the course of performing all required job specifications.
All work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight, and conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while performing their required job duties. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described.
Work entails exposure to soil, plants, insects, and plant materials such as, but not limited to pesticides and fertilizers. Employer will comply with all worker protection standards and restrictions applicable to the use of pesticides and other chemicals. Workers are required to comply with all applicable worker protections standards as communicated by supervisors and managers. Required posters will be placed at applications areas displaying date and time that re-entry is allowed. For the company to ensure the highest level of food safety within its operation, workers must be able to listen to, and follow verbal instruction by any farm manager and/or supervisors and understand the purpose of required posters that are in place.
Employer will provide tools, equipment, harvest materials, protective clothing, where required to perform all job specifications at no cost to the worker. Workers with proper training can assist with use of harvest aid machinery. The reasonable repair or replacement cost of tools or equipment assigned to the worker may be deducted from the workers paycheck for willful damage or loss of such tool or equipment.
All Company Employee Safety and Hygiene Policies, including Harvest Crew Hygiene, Employee Conduct, Food Safety and Security, must be followed by each worker. Employer will provide mandatory pesticide and Food Safety Training to employees that comply with all federal, state and local statues and regulations. Each hired worker will receive by the first day of work, a copy of the Employee Handbook outlining such policies and procedures. Worker is responsible to read thoroughly the information provided, and to seek assistance of a Farm Manager for questions or clarity.
Daily job assignments will be made by, and at the sole discretion of supervisors, managers or farmer as the progression of the growing season dictates. Workers must perform the assigned work as described, and work at the assigned locations. Workers may not switch work at company locations without specific authorization of their supervisor or manager. At the direction of the manager and/or supervisor workers may be reassigned to different farm locations within the company at various times of the work day and/or on different days. Workers will perform all job specifications as instructed by the manager or crew supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time and may include all of the following job specifications:
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse