- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Performs any combination of the following manual duties involved in planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops on diversified-crop farm, such as broccoli, cabbage, and squash. Stands for long periods, weeding and thinning plants using hoe with no damage to crops. Will bend, pull weeds, rocks and dirt. Harvests crops using appropriate method, such as picking, pulling, and cutting. Crop harvesting will require 6-12 hour days, cutting with a knife, bending and carrying product, and lifting product into boxes. Duties may include packing and loading harvested products in the fields. Will select and hand harvest product for harvest to be hand placed in wagons and/or bins. Product to be cut as directed. Cleans on and around harvesting equipment and buildings.
Work is performed in the field for long periods of time, and requires extensive walking, standing, bending repetitively, lifting up to 60 lbs up to a height of 5 feet. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and will be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 10 to over 100 degrees F. Workers will be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Saturday work required.
Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected
to perform basic duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Workers are expected to have proper hygiene and follow GAP requirements. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings. Non-working minors may not be present, adjacent to worksites, or left in vehicles during the day. No visitors unauthorized by management may be present at worksites.
Tobacco use strictly prohibited during working hours. No smoking or tobacco use of any kind permitted in the fields, worker housing or commodity shed. Smoking is allowed only in designated smoking areas, and only during a break or meal period. This is necessary to protect against transmission of toxins and contamination from tobacco by-products. Employer reserves the right to discharge any employee found smoking or in possession of smoking materials, including cigarettes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco or smoking paraphernalia. Cell phone use prohibited during working hours, except during a bona fide emergency.
Use, possession, transfer, offer, sale or manufacture of marijuana and/or controlled substances strictly prohibited. All work sites are alcohol and drug free work places. Employees must not report for work, enter the employers’ property or perform service while under the influence of or having used alcohol, marijuana, illegal controlled substances, or any other substance that may in any way adversely affect their alertness, coordination, reaction or safety.
Three months experience in commercial conventional farming in the jobs listed is required. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks posted in this job order. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse