- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, harvest, grade, sort and pack squash, cabbage, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, corn, okra, tomatillos, watermelons, green beans, cilantro, and eggplant by hand or machine.
Pre-harvest duties include tilling soil, planting, re-planting, cultivating, watering, pruning, weeding, using shears, knives and other various cultivation tools. Apply chemicals and fertilizers. Install, maintain and operate, regulate and repair irrigation equipment. Install or remove items required in plasticulture. Install or remove stakes, wire, netting or string. Remove or clean plant debris or vines from ground or trellises. Train vines or plants on strings or trellises. Determine produce sustainability for harvest based on size, degree of maturity or market standards. Record information about crops. Harvest produce using tools such as knives, clippers and shears. Banding techniques will be included during harvest at times. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self- propelled machinery to plow, harrow, fertilize, apply chemicals, plant, cultivate, or harvest crops. Operate, repair, and maintain farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment. Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures. Grade, sort, wash, select, label or pack harvested products into bags or boxes. Crops may be harvested and field packed or packed in the shed. Stack boxes onto pallets, transport vehicles or trailers. Count, check, load, and unload harvested products. Use hammers, wire clippers and other tools to construct trellises and fences. Clean and maintain all grounds and facilities. Regulate maintain and repair irrigation systems. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Workers may not drive personal vehicles to worksites. All workers will be picked up from the company housing or main office at the assigned time and transported to the worksites.
Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.
Employer attests that it has sent (or will promptly send) original surety bond to CNPC.
Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.
Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days.
TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse