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Field Worker: Strawberry

Sierra Del Tigre Farms

Santa Maria, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18053323749
Email address to Apply:
griselda@ccbsvs.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
*All packing duties will be performed in the field and on the farm* Pick, sort and package quality strawberries in fields. Workers will walk in dirt rows and bend over picking strawberries behind a picking car that will be provided. Workers will spend approximately 6 hours a day bending over in cold, cool, warm, and hot temperatures. Workers will use hand tools, till soil, transplant, weed using hands (less than 20% of the time), thin, and prune crops. Workers may occasionally and/or sporadically perform duties associated with and directly related to field work, including but not limited to packing strawberries, closing/stacking boxes in and around the field, clean-up functions in and around the field. Such work will be temporary and insubstantial agricultural labor.
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:
3 months experience working with strawberries is required. Workers must be able to lift up to 30 lbs frequently. No smoking or illegal weapons or controlled substances in the fields or in the houses. Cannot be color blind due to the need to distinguish colors of crops. Able to stoop, bend, and work in cold and wet conditions. Able to use tools. Safety use and training provided by employer. Workers must abide by Employer housing rules. Workers must be able to communicate in English or Spanish. (i.e. Workers must listen to, understand and follow instructions of Employer supervisors and managers.) Work is performed outdoors and can involve exposure to sun, wind, mud, dust, heat, cold, wet, humid, warm, dry, and other elements of the normal field environment. Temperatures can range from 20 degrees F to over 100 degrees F during the period of employment.Workers should come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the work and working conditions described.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Sierra Del Tigre Farms
Location:
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Telephone Number:
+18053323749

Worksite

Address:
1455 BLACK ROAD, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22224-414967
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/24/2022

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