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Field Workers

AG EMPLEO LLC

Carpenteria, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18056636752
Email address to Apply:
agempleo@berry.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
Employee picks strawberries in varying weather conditions, while adhering to quality and production standards determined by Company, using physical body motions, including picking fruit, pushing carts and carrying cardboard crates (organic) weighing up to 10-13 lbs. when full. Crate sizes are as follows: • 20 in Long x 16 in Wide x 3.425 in High • 20 in Long x 16 in Wide x 2.75 in High • 20 in Long x 16 in Wide x 4 in High Employees will be required to perform the responsibilities of Strawberry Ground crew. The employee will harvest by walking in the furrow from the middle of the block towards the road where the harvest trailer is located. Once the worker completes the full box of strawberries, he/she will place his/her barcode sticker on the box and will walk to the harvest trailer to place the harvested box on the table for quality inspection and will take an empty box to repeat the process. When working with the ground crew, the employee is required to work as part of a team of harvesters and the employee is expected to maintain a similar pace to the ground crew team members. Employee will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the harvested strawberries meets quality and inspection requirements.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
Three months of experience in harvesting strawberries. Cannot be color blind due to the need to distinguish colors of crops for proper ripeness and maturity, no smoking, illegal drugs, alcohol, or weapons of any sort in the housing or work fields. Must be able to communicate in English or Spanish for training and safety purposes. Work is performed outdoors in open fields and can involve exposure to sun, wind, mud, dust, heat, cold and other elements of the normal field environment. Temperatures can range from 50 degrees F to over 90 degrees F during the period of employment. Workers should come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the work and working conditions described. See Addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
AG EMPLEO LLC
Location:
Oxnard, CA 93030
Telephone Number:
+18054831000

Worksite

Address:
Peck Flynn 3800 Foothill Rd., Carpenteria, CA 93010

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22216-398287
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Strawberry consumer organic With speeds between 7.50 and 7.99 crates per hour (includes AEWR + SPEED INCENTIVE)
Date Posted:
8/24/2022

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