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Field Workers (vineyards)

Mendoza Bros. Harvesting

Philo, CA

$17.51 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
MBH seeks certification for 10 workers. The total number of workers is 10 These numbers are estimates as total workforce needs are dependent upon weather, crop conditions, and worker availability. Field Worker (Wine Grapes): Duties vary depending on the growing season: Work in grape vineyards during growing season mid- March 2022 through May 2022 will include hoeing (long handled hoe), pruning, weed removal and vine suckering. Work in grape vineyards during growing season (approximately June 2022 through July 2022) will include leaf removal. Work in grape vineyards on non-harvest activities (approximately August 2022 through mid-September 2022) will include: early season crop removal, move wires, picking, root picking, irrigation, field maintenance, canopy management, shoveling, stake removal and replacement. Work in grape vineyards during harvest season (approximately mid-September 2022 through end of November 2022) will include: picking wine grapes and activities directly related to wine grape picking. MBH has sole discretion, within the confines of applicable Federal and State laws, to hire Field Workers to perform labor of the above crops in this single site area. This includes hiring the specific number of workers needed to complete the harvest and indirect labor as well as defining the period of need. In this case, we are hiring temporary, seasonal harvest workers for the period starting on July 5, 2022 through November 1, 2022. This is the typical harvest season for the previously listed commodities in this region. All field workers assigned by MBH in these locations will work under the direct control of MBH and will work in.
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

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Special Requirements:
Minimum Job Qualifications: 3 Months of experience with vineyards and pre-harvest. 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. See Addendum
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Mendoza Bros. Harvesting
Santa Maria, CA 93458
Telephone Number:


5601 CA-128, Philo, CA 95466

Job Order Details

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