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Farm Laborer


Arroyo Grande, CA

$17.51 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Vegetable Transplant Workers to perform the following duties: Workers will load vegetable transplant trays into shipping bins in preparation for transport. They will remove empty trays from shipping bins when returned from field. The workers will spread vegetable transplant trays in growing areas from seeding room. All work will be conducted at/on the farm. CalVans Driver: It may be possible for workers to become drivers during the contract period. CalVan drivers may be H-2A or corresponding domestic workers. The employer assures that employees who drive the CalVans are compensated for their time driving. CalVan drivers perform MSPA and related paperwork (i.e., logging) as required by law which they are compensated for. The CalVan driving job duty is not a different job and the drivers perform harvesting job duties when not driving. Drivers pick up workers from the housing sites/pick up points and drop them off at the worksite. At the end of the workday, the CalVan driver takes the workers back to the housing sites/pick up points. Drivers are also responsible, during the workday, for filling the vehicle with gasoline and keeping it clean. The employer assures that drivers are paid the AEWR for actual driving time, processing CalVans paperwork, trips to the gas station, and cleaning the vehicle. Workers selected to be a driver (if any) must possess the appropriate drivers license, meet all driver requirements, and be approved by CalVans prior to being assigned to this duty. Employer will cover all costs associated with obtaining the drivers license and FLCE. Driving the CalVan is on a voluntary basis and is not a pre-hire job requirement and will not be terminated for failure to obtain a DL or FLCE certificate. Workers may occasionally and/or sporadically perform duties associated with and directly related to the primary duties. Such work will be temporary 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

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Requirements: 1 month of vegetable transplant/nursery experience. Cannot be color blind due to the need to distinguish colors of crops for proper ripeness and maturity, able to use shears, clippers and other agricultural tools, no smoking, illegal drugs, alcohol, or weapons of any sort in the housing or work fields. Communication in English or Spanish is required for training and safety purposes. Work is performed outdoors in open fields and can involve exposure to sun, wind, mud, dust, heat, cold and other elements of the normal field environment. Temperatures can range from 40 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. This work may entail exposure to plant pollens, insects and noxious plants, and to fields and plant materials which have been treated with insect and/or disease control sprays.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Nipomo, CA 93444
Telephone Number:


Greenheart Farms - 902 Zenon Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Job Order Details

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