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Crew Boss

The Highland Partnership III, Inc

Bridgeport, WA

$17.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15096862441
Email address to Apply:
josieacunahighland@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
www.worksourceWA.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
Employees will begin work at locations indicated by supervisor. Worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of tractors and farm. Attach farm implements to tractor and drive tractors in fields and orchards to prepare soil, plant, fertilize, mow grass, mulch brush, Drive tractor, forklift or farm truck to transport materials, supplies and products. CREW BOSS: The crew boss is the person in charge of the daily work of a group of people. The crew boss must be able to communicate in a positive and encouraging manner how to effectively and efficiently perform the task at hand, and must be able to read and write Spanish. This task will be will be asked by the ranch manager and any deviation from the tasked should be confirmed through the ranch manager. The crew boss will continually train employees to be more efficient and most importantly in a safe manner. A crew boss must at all times be diligent of unsafe practices and train accordingly to safe practices. Crew bosses are expected to fill out reports such as hours worked, pieces picked, incident and or accident reports. Crew bosses are also expected to conduct meetings with their crews on such topics as safety and relay messages from management. Company training is a requirement for this position. 35 hour work week may include nights and weekends, as directed by Supervisor or Orchard Manager. Other Job Specifications Include: 1. Worker will supervise crews pruning, thinning and harvesting of tree fruit. This will include completion of time sheets for crew being supervised; recording pieces by employee and hours worked and break times. 2. Enforce the company policies with workers and take necessary disciplinary action 3. Must be able to read and write either English or Spanish to complete spray records, time sheets and complete any personnel training and/or disciplinary forms. The employer attest that anemployee with a pesticide license will be available to ensure workers understand all chemical labels ,records and spray records according to the WSDA. 4. Complete spray record, as directed 5. Operate irrigation system to irrigate soil and trees 6. Operate frost protection equipment 7. Make adjustments and minor repairs to machinery 8. Perform rodent control 9. Operate platforms in the orchard that are used for pruning, thinning and harvesting of tree fruits 10. Safely operate a ATV, Forklift, manlift, or farm truck as directed. 11. Make sure the fruit quality is maintained, make sure picking bucket is full. 12. Must be able to use iPhone. QUALITY CONTROL: responsible for physically inspecting fruit; ensure that they are free of defects, leaves and cherries without stem; check for size, inspect if too many small cherries are being picked and grade the fruit using USDA guidelines and communicate those findings back to supervisor. CHECKER: The checker is the person who aids the supervisor with collecting information. The information collected may be counts in a piece rate situation. The checker may need to keep a daily log and be able to accurately track counts of different personnel. The Checker must be able to read and write Spanish. Checkers may aid the supervisor in reviewing work performance and then report back to the supervisor on the quality of work performed. Checker must make sure the picker has a full bucket of cherry. Work quality may also be logged. Company training is a requirement for this position. 35 hour work week may include nights and weekends, as directed by Supervisor or Orchard Manager.
Job Classification:
45-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

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:
3
Special Requirements:
*SEE ADDENDUM C 4e) Must be able to lift and/or load 60lbs. 4g) Work may take place when temperatures are below freezing and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 4h) May require extensive pulling and/or pushing of tools, wheelbarrows, fruit containers, etc. 4i) May require worker to sit and/or walk for extensive periods of time while sorting, picking, examining, weeding, transporting, pruning, etc. 4j) Workers will be required to stoop and/or bend over while performing farm labor such as weeding, irrigating, pruning, picking, removing debris, etc. 4k) There will be repetitive movements while performing most of the farm labor duties, for example picking, sorting, pruning, shoveling, weeding, etc.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
The Highland Partnership III, Inc
Location:
Bridgeport, WA 98813
Telephone Number:
+15096862441

Worksite

Address:
867 Highland Orchard Rd., Bridgeport, WA 98813

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22112-099725
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/12/2022

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