- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- COFFEE CROPS: Field worker responsibilities include harvesting coffee cherries and the operation of mechanical wet and dry coffee plant equipment to maximize throughput with the minimum of losses while maximizing green bean quality in conformance with State of Hawaii, USDA, and other standards for coffee grades. Field workers will utilize various tools and equipment, including, but not limited to conveyors, washers, ripe/green cherry separators, pulpers, demucilage machines, dryers, scales, silos, de-stoners, moisture meters, forklifts, trucks, and trailers (on farm only), hullers, polishers, sizers, density tables, color sorters, baggers, containers, cleaning equipment, computers, and various hand tools. Field workers will be responsible for regulating the flow of coffee cherries into the cherry washing, cherry separation, pulping, demucilaging and drying equipment. Workers may also load/unload coffee dryers and monitor dryer operation temperatures, moisture levels, drying times, and ensuring proper identification and tagging of coffee lots. Workers may also operate conveying, de-stoner, hulling, polishing, sizing, density, and color sorting equipment along with bagging equipment while maintaining the strict standards for State of Hawaii coffee grades. Field workers will also be maintaining and harvesting coffee cherries. Harvesting coffee cherries requires hand harvesting ripe coffee cherries with a basket carried around the waist.
NUT CROPS: Field workers will be responsible for the manual harvest of macadamia nuts. Workers will collect macadamia nuts on the ground based on quality, customer, or other agronomic standards, and place collected macadamia nuts in buckets. Workers will then empty the buckets into bags that hold 60 pounds of harvested macadamia nuts. Harvesting macadamia nuts involves hand harvesting ripe macadamia nuts off the ground. Field workers will utilize various tools and equipment, including, but not limited to conveyors, forklifts, trucks, and trailers (on farm only), baggers, containers, cleaning equipment, computers, and various hand tools.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse