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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Empire Farm Labor Contractor LLC

San Juan Bautista, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18312723523
Email address to Apply:
apply@empireflc.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
120
Job Duties:
Work under this contract will consist of thinning and hoeing fields and harvesting bell peppers and garlic. Work may be done on the ground and/or with the use of a harvesting machine where workers may pack the cartons while walking behind or mounted on the machine. Some workers may carry and assemble empty boxes. The worker must be able to lift 50 lbs. Variable weather conditions. All work must be performed in a manner that exhibits Generally Accepted Practices (GAP) and the utmost food safety at all times. Requires 1 month of experience in harvesting row crop vegetables to avoid crop damage and personal injury. By hand planting, weeding with long handle hoe, pruning, harvesting bell peppers and garlic, and irrigating the field. Irrigating crops, setting and removing sprinklers, running wheel lines, driving equipment, operating pivots, flood irrigating, moving portable sprinklers, and installing drip tape. Packing line workers: sort produces from conveyor belt for proper sorting while in the fields (but not pack in retail boxes). Machine/equipment operator: able to operate machinery including tractors as directed and trained by supervisory personnel. Forklift operator: single/double, individuals should be able to operate a forklift to load pallets of packed product into refrigerated trucks as directed and trained by supervisory personnel.
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 working with bell peppers and garlics required. Written verification of experience is required. Please see addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Empire Farm Labor Contractor LLC
Location:
Salinas, CA 93907
Telephone Number:
+18312723523

Worksite

Address:
All worksites are located in Santa Clara, San Benito, and Monterey counties., San Juan Bautista, CA 95020

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22112-095995
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/19/2022

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