- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Workers will perform duties associated with the harvesting of strawberries. Duties include, but are not limited to: distinguish and harvest crops according to size, color, shape, and degree of maturity; ensure that unripe crops are not picked; safely and responsibly use any hand tools provided by the employer; understand and adhere to all food safety practices; remove unwanted substances during harvesting; place crops in designated cartons or crates; pack, close and stack boxes; operate farm machinery as needed; remove damaged and defective crops; and clean ranch worksites. Workers may also engage in other agricultural labor duties that relate
to the cultivation of strawberries, such as planting, plant cleanup, weeding, thinning, cutting, plastic removal, removing or running of drip tape, cleaning vegetative growth on plant beds, and other similar agricultural duties. Employees will be working outside on ranches in variable weather and soil conditions and must frequently work in dirty, wet, or dusty conditions depending upon the season, weather, and growing conditions. Workers may be exposed to sun, wind, mud, dust, heat, cold, low light, plant pollens, insects, snakes, rodents, noxious plants and/or plant materials that have been treated with insect and/or disease control sprays. The employer will provide all necessary equipment without cost to the worker. Each worker shall be responsible for returning all equipment
checked out to the worker. The use of protective clothing and footwear may be required, such as closed-toe shoes, masks, hats, gloves, protective sleeves, and jackets. Usually, long days may be worked when weather or crop conditions are right. Workers must follow all health and safety protocols, which include observing Covid19 preventative measures and social distancing, observing all safety signs, directives and training, and usage of masks.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse