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Flower Harvester

Fresh Harvest, Inc.

Lompoc, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17603525212
Email address to Apply:
agdatahr@agdataglobal.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
H-2A and corresponding domestic workers must be available to perform each of the following job activities in connection with the harvesting and farming operations: Flower Harvester, General Farm Labor / General Ranch Maintenance, General Ranch Labor, Prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment, Row Boss, Tractor Driver, CalVan Driver, Field Safety/Food Safety activities, Sanitization activities, and Health/Wellness Monitor to perform the following duties: Under the direction of a crew supervisor, worker pulls or uses a sharp knife to cut required amount of crop; worker then shakes bunch vigorously to dislodge dirt and dead leaves. Worker then trims and secures with a rubber or wire band and places harvested bunches in a pile. Worker must correct bunch count for product being harvested. Worker will collect counted bunches, place into basket and load baskets into truck. Worker will harvest in a safe, effective manner obeying all work and safety rules, being observant of moving equipment, slip and trip hazards and other potentially dangerous situations, reporting some to supervisors. Prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment. Worker will report all injuries: use safety procedures while sharpening knives and performing job. May be assigned other jobs by supervisor. Row Crop Harvester: Under the direction of a crew supervisor, pulls or uses sharp knife to cut required amount of crop; shakes bunch vigorously to dislodge dirt and dead leaves; trims and secures with a rubber or wire band; and places bunches in a pile. Makes correct bunch count for product being harvested. Will collect counted bunches, place in baskets and load basket onto truck. Prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment. Will harvest in a safe, effective manner obeying all work and safety rules, being observant of moving equipment, slip and trip hazards, and other potentially dangerous situations, reporting same to supervisor. Will report all injuries; use safety procedures while sharpening knives and performing job. May be assigned other jobs by supervision. Essential Job Functions: To safely and efficiently harvest row crops. To bunch, band, collect in baskets and stack on truck row crops harvested. Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Knowledge of and ability to harvest row crops. Knowledge of and ability to use and maintain row crop harvesting equipment. Ability to harvest row crops while working in a stooped position for extended periods of time, working on rough ground in inclement weather conditions. Ability to lift basket weighing up 50 pounds onto truck bed. Ability to meet production standards. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Job Hazards: May be exposed to slip and trip hazards, strains, sharp objects, inclement weather, dust and other airborne materials and moving equipment.
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 in harvesting flowers. Written verification of experience is required. Workers must stand, sit, crouch, bend, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Workers must be able to listen, understand, and follow instructions of company supervisors and managers. The company's Employment Arbitration Agreement is set forth in this Clearance Order outlining the procedures to follow in raising concerns to seek their prompt resolution with an option to arbitrate unresolved matters.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fresh Harvest, Inc.
Location:
Heber, CA 92249
Telephone Number:
+17603525212

Worksite

Address:
Joseph & Sons, Inc. - 1940 Douglass Ave, Lompoc, CA 93436

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22181-327131
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Bonus: A discretionary production bonus may apply. Overtime and Benefits: The employer will abide by the required Federal or applicable State laws when paying overtime and benefits to employees performing the listed activities herein.
Date Posted:
7/21/2022

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