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Vineyard Worker

Coastal Farm Labor Services, Inc.

Calistoga, CA

$16.05 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Vineyard Worker to perform the following duties: Fruit thinning, leafing, suckering, hoeing, leafing pruning, installing wire mesh & trellis, harvesting, tractor driving, clean-up, spraying and other related viticulture operations. WINE GRAPE HARVEST WORKER: Wine Grape Harvest Workers use a knife to cut grape bunches off of grape vines and into a tub (also called a lug). The tub/lug is then dumped into a bin (also called a gondola). May drive a tractor directly in connection with picking grapes. Tractor driving, weed control and property maintenance, leaf picking, crop thinning, tally sheet recording, and picking with a machine harvester. GENERAL VINEYARD WORKER (Non-Harvest): Assisting in the production, planting, and maintenance of vineyards, which involves preparing the soil, erecting trellis and irrigation equipment, pruning and training vines, and controlling pests/diseases with regular spraying.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

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

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Special Requirements:
1 month of vineyard work experience. Workers must be able to lift 65 lbs frequently. No smoking or illegal weapons or controlled substances in the vineyards or in the houses. Cannot be color blind due to the need to distinguish colors of crops. Able to stoop, bend, and work in cold and wet conditions. Able to use tools such as pruning shears, grape knives, hand saws, weed eaters, hedgers, shovels. Workers may use chains saws. Safety use and training provided by employer. Workers must abide by Employer housing rules. Proficiency in English or Spanish is required for training and safety purposes. (i.e. Workers must listen to, understand and follow instructions of Employer supervisors and managers.) See addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Coastal Farm Labor Services, Inc.
Oxnard, CA 93036
Telephone Number:


3906 Silverado Trail N. 3M(Miller), Calistoga, CA 94515

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Wine Grape harvest work is paid at a piece rate of $116.28 per ton crew, $17/hour. Each crew consists of 15 workers.
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