- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Royal Oak Ag Services, Inc. (also referred to herein as “Royal Oak Ag” “Employer” or “Company”) is headquartered in Santa Maria, California (2370 Skyway Dr Suite 102, Santa Maria, CA 93455) Phone: (805) 862-2102. The employer has designated this as the Application site.
Royal Oak Ag is a registered Farm Labor Contractor. The Grower is Eat Sweet Farms, LLC.
California State Tax ID Number: 092-7374-9
Job title: General Farm Workers (Strawberries)
Workers Needed: a. Total: 90 b. H-2A: 84
Royal Oak Ag seeks certification for 84 H-2A workers and 90 total workers. Of the 90 total workers, 6 will be domestic workers who do not require housing.
Job Duties - Description of the specific services or labor to be performed:
All work in each of the job descriptions contained below, including packing in the field, is performed in the field and on the farm. No packing is performed in a shed off the farm.
General Farm Workers to perform the following duties:
Commodities to harvest and pack: Strawberries.
Strawberry Harvester (Ground/Harvest Pro Machine): This position works under close supervision of the harvest crew foreperson. This position safely and efficiently harvests strawberry crop either by ground or with the assistance of a Harvest Pro machine. This position may perform other general labor work (see Weeding job description)
Essential Job Duties:
Harvests fresh, juice and / or freezer depending on grower requests
Properly grade and sort strawberries according to size and quality
Package suitable fruit in required packaging container and box;
Inspect strawberry fruit for signs of disease and insect manifestation
Discard inferior strawberries onto row floor
Manually plant, transplant, cultivate, weed (see weeding job description), and thin crop
Reports all safety problems, incidents, and injuries to foreman immediately.
Complies with all Company Policies, including observing appropriate lunch and rest periods.
Overtime Work as needed.
Able to keep up at a reasonable pace with the rest of the crew
Able to read safety signs
Able to perform work up to company standards
The employee is constantly required to stand, walk, reach, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, hear and see.
The employee is constantly required to push, pull, lift and carry from 1 lb up to 25 lbs., with occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.
Occasional reaching above shoulder with frequent reaching below shoulder level.
The employee is in constant bending and twisting of the waist, with frequent squatting.
The employee is constantly required to work in outside atmospheric weather conditions, uneven ground, and noise, vibration, around hazards such as moving machine parts, equipment, wet rows, wind and dust.
The employee is occasionally required to work under cold temperatures just above freezing and heat.
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- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse