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Field Workers: Wine Grapes

Mendoza Bros. Harvesting

Angwin, CA

$16.05 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18057209888
Email address to Apply:
brenda@mendozabros.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
42
Job Duties:
Field Worker (Wine Grapes): Duties vary depending on the growing season: Work in grape vineyards during growing season January- March 2022 will include hoeing (long handled hoe) and pruning. Work in grape vineyards during growing season (approximately mid-March 2022 through May 2022) will include weed removal and vine suckering. Work in grape vineyards during growing season (approximately June 2022 through July 2022) will include leaf removal. Work in grape vineyards on non-harvest activities (approximately August 2022 through mid-September 2022) will include: early season crop removal, move wires, picking, root picking, irrigation, field maintenance, canopy management, shoveling, stake removal and replacement. Work in grape vineyards during harvest season (approximately mid-September 2022 through November 2022) will include: picking wine grapes and activities directly related to wine grape picking. Non-harvest related activities continue during harvest time of the year but are not directly related to wine grape picking and include fence repair, trellis repair, post removal and replacement, drainage, field gutters, plant new vineyard including digging, raking, clean up and post pounding. Harvest activities include: Use sharp picking knives, standing and kneeling on ground to pick fruit.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
2
Special Requirements:
Must have 2-months work experience with wine grapes as defined in this application including pre-harvest work. Specific requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and able to use hand tools, including cutting knives, Must be able to work under conditions where skin and clothing become heavily soiled with mud, water, grease, etc. Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions, including rain, cold, high winds, etc. Work involves frequent bending and working in bent or stooped positions. Must be able to walk and stand up extensively. No smoking, alcohol, firearms in the field or residential housing. See Addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Mendoza Bros. Harvesting
Location:
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Telephone Number:
+18057209888

Worksite

Address:
Abreu-Howell Mt: 365 Las Posadas Rd, Angwin, CA 95408

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21327-720735
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Group Piece Rate; Per ton of grapes picked
Date Posted:
12/22/2021

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