- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- General Labor (All Departments):
The employee performing general labor duties will perform a series of tasks that support production. This tasks include but are not limited to: picking up trash, sweeping, cleaning, loading materials on to harvesters or field trailers, opening shade structures, cutting produce, packing produce, tractor driving, driving a motor vehicle, assembling packing containers, flagging traffic, shoveling dirt, weeding, assisting the maintenance department with non-technical tasks, loading and offloading packing and cutting tools, assisting in the assembly and breakdown of harvesters, and other general labor tasks as assigned. This position may report to the crew foreman, field supervisor, or other management staff.
Cutter (All Lettuce, Endives, Escarole, Romaine Hearts):
The employee performing harvesting and cutting duties cuts product from pre-designated furrows and places it on a harvesters packing table. The cutter performs quality checks when cutting the product and discards any product not meeting quality expectations. The employee maintains consistent with designated size, color, and product uniformity while performing his or her task. At times, the cutter may be required to perform other tasks or duties in order to maintain the crews productivity. This position reports directly to the crew foreman.
Packer (All Lettuce, Endives Escarole, Romaine Hearts):
The employee generally performs packing duties on a harvester machine. Depending on the order being fulfilled, the packer may take prepackaged product from the packing table, sorts it by size, and packs it in the designated container. If the product has not been prepackaged, the employee may be required to place the product in bags and will be required to seal it with a sealing iron. If the product does not need to be prepacked, the packer will place the product directly into the designated box, bin or tote. While performing packing and sealing duties, the packer is required to conduct quality verifications in order to make sure it meets minimum standards. Once the packer has completely filled the designated packed container, he/she will close the container and push it on to the conveyor belt for further process. At times, the packer may be required to perform other tasks or duties in order to maintain the crews productivity. This position reports directly to the crew foreman.
Tractor Driver (All Lettuce, Endives, Escarole, Romaine Hearts):
The tractor driver is responsible for hauling loaded and unloaded field trailers within the harvest area and surrounding vicinity. In coordination with the field supervisors and crew foreman, the driver will secure the loaded trailers using v-boards and rope and will stage them at the pick up location. The tractor driver will also pick up raw material and pallets from designated stock piles and will distribute them to the different crews as necessary. When hauling tasks are not available, drivers are assigned to specific crews to be in immediate control of tractors in motion while they tractor is being pulled by the harvest machine. At times, the loader may be required to perform other tasks or duties in order to maintain the crews productivity. This position reports directly to the crew foreman.
Machine Operator (All Lettuce, Endives, Escarole, Romaine Hearts):
The machine operator is responsible for the proper assembly, break down, raw material inventory, and general operation of the harvest machine. The operator is responsible for adjusting the height of the harvester extended conveyor belt assembly, known as wings, while the crew is performing harvesting duties. When the harvester has been staged in the proper harvest area and has been set to harvest, the machine operator assists in assembling boxes, crates or totes. At times, the loader may be required to perform other tasks or duties in order to maintain the crews productivity. This position reports directly to the crew foreman.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse