- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Perform manual labor to harvest, grade and field pack green onions, broccoli, and cabbage. Pull, bundle and bag green onion sprouts and load bags onto truck/trailer as directed by supervisor. Cut cabbage and broccoli using a knife and place into box/crate on truck/trailer as directed by supervisor. Inform supervisors of crop progress. Load and unload produces and materials. Grade, sort or classify harvested produce according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality. Place produce in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Make and close containers/crates/boxes and record grade and/or identification numbers. Measure/weigh/count and check harvest products and materials. Stack boxes/containers onto pallet. Maintain and cultivate Satsuma trees. Use manual and mechanized pruning tools and equipment. Identify and remove stubs or broken branches, downward-growing branches, branches rubbing against each other, dead wood and shoots-suckers. Train, prune, trim and cull trees. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Install, repair, operate and maintain irrigation systems/equipment. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Clean and maintain fields and work areas. Workers are also responsible for farm and field sanitation including picking up trash and cleaning bathrooms and other farm sanitation duties. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.
Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.
TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a 2 day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the 2 day introductory period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the 2 day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse