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Field Laborer

JR Custom Harvesting Co., Inc.

Yuma, AZ

$14.79 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19283667890
Email address to Apply:
israelr@jrharvesting.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
350
Job Duties:
*All picking and packing duties will be performed in the field and on the farm. Field Workers (Iceberg Lettuce and Romaine Lettuce: Picker, Cutter, Packer) to perform the following duties: Field workers to harvest romaine and iceberg lettuce. Workers will use knife to pick, cut lettuce from ground, place it on a packing table, and pack the lettuce into various types of boxes or totes, or conveyor belt in the field. Cut, bag, pack, and load fresh lettuce in the field. Manual cutting is done by walking in uneven furrows behind a harvesting conveyor belt with tables. Under the direction of the field Supervisors, employees determine size and quality of the product to be harvested. Then, using a harvesting hand knife and bending at the waist, the employee cuts the head from the roots and trims the outer leaves from the head to prepare it to be placed into a carton or tote. The process is repeated. Workers may also be requested to clean farm equipment. Workers may occasionally and/or sporadically perform duties associated with and directly related to the primary duties. Such work will be temporary and unsubstantial 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:
1
Special Requirements:
1 month of lettuce harvest experience. Specific requirements include lifting up to 50-55 pounds frequently and able to use hand tools, including cutting knives. Must be able to work under conditions where skin and clothing become heavily soiled with mud, water, grease, etc. Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions, including rain, cold, high winds, etc. Work involves frequent bending and working in bent or stooped positions. Must be able to walk and stand up extensively. No smoking, alcohol, firearms in the field or residential housing. See Addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
3:00 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
JR Custom Harvesting Co., Inc.
Location:
Salinas, CA 93908
Telephone Number:
+18317750370

Worksite

Address:
2554 W 16th Street, Yuma, AZ 85364

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22231-427474
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
9/20/2022

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