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Berry Harvester

St. Romo Labor Force, LLC

Salinas, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18316760266
Email address to Apply:
vanessa@stromolabor.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
178
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

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:
One month of agricultural labor experience with the harvesting of strawberries. All qualified applicants must have the authorization to work in the United States, be willing to perform the agricultural duties as described in this job order, be able to meet the physical demands of the position and be able to work the employer's work schedule with or without reasonable accommodation.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
St. Romo Labor Force, LLC
Location:
Monterey, CA 93905
Telephone Number:
+18316760266

Worksite

Address:
2236 Alisal Rd., Salinas, CA 93908

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22132-167345
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/15/2022

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