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Field Worker

Elkhorn Packing Co. LLC

Salinas, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18316763833
Email address to Apply:
selina@elkhornpacking.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
Field Worker (Organic and Conventional) Mix Romaine (Romaine, Butter, Red Leaf and Green Leaf) and Romaine Hearts to perform the following duties on the farm: Hand Laborer Hand Laborer will cut or pack a wide variety of produce in the correct quality, size and weight for the correct packs in the field. Continual visual examination of product to determine if product is right for harvesting. Use of hands and arms to handle and cut product with a medium size knife; the product will then be placed on a machine belt. Continual bending to reach product. The product can either be placed on a moving loading belt or inside a box in the furrows then it will be picked to process and pack at a designated location. Packer will pack product in carton boxes, plastic totes, and plastic bags, add rubber band tags, place stickers on product, and/or any other packs that the customer requires. The Box Maker will accommodate boxing materials from a trailer to box making area of the harvest. The boxes are then placed onto an overhead track and pushed down the track as worker continues making boxes and placing them on track. Mark cartons by using marking tools or stickers. The Loader will inspect final packaging before loading boxes onto pallets and will palletize orders as needed before loading onto trailers for transport. Ensure that all Food Safety policies are followed. Ensure that all Safety procedures are followed to reduce the risk of any type of injury to either the employee or others. Reports all safety problems, incidents and injuries to harvest foreperson immediately. Comply with all Company policies. Machine laborer Cut, pack, and trim a wide variety of produce in the correct quality, size and weight for the correct packs in the field. May harvest product by hand, and/or using a harvest knife. Continual visual examination of produce to determine if product is right for harvesting. Use of hands and arms to handle the product. Continual bending to reach product. Place completed packed product onto moving equipment such as conveyors in the field. Packer will pack product in carton boxes, plastic totes, and plastic bags, add rubber band tags, place stickers on product, and/or any other packs that the customer requires. The Box Maker will accommodate boxing materials from a trailer to box making area of the harvest machine. The boxes are then placed onto an overhead track and pushed down the track as worker continues making boxes and placing them on track. Mark cartons by using marking tools or stickers. The Loader will inspect final packaging before loading boxes onto pallets and will palletize orders as needed before loading onto trailers for transport. Walking and standing throughout shift on uneven ground and in leafy rows with debris. Ensure that all Food Safety policies are followed. Ensure that all Safety procedures are followed to reduce the risk of any type of injury to either the employee or others. Reports all safety problems, incidents and injuries to harvest foreperson immediately. Comply with all Company policies.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
1 month of experience in vegetable harvest or in any of the commodities listed. 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. Work is performed in open fields and may involve exposure to mud, dust, wind, heat, cold, and other natural elements. Temperatures can range from 30 degrees Fahrenheit to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the period of employment. Workers should come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
5:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Elkhorn Packing Co. LLC
Location:
Salinas, CA 93901
Telephone Number:
+18316763833

Worksite

Address:
Ranch 1-West of Abbott Street on Harris Rd, Salinas, Ca. 93901,, Salinas, CA 93901

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22083-008655
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/2/2022

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