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Field Workers (lemons, Avocados, Grapes), Calvan, Forklift

Foothill Packing, Inc. SA-3 (JO-A-300-22333-608659)

Soledad, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18317841453
Email address to Apply:
gpadilla@foothillpacking.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
28
Job Duties:
Full Job Title: Field workers (Lemons, Avocados, & Grapes), Forklift Drivers and Cal Van Drivers Under the direction of the supervisor, heavy labor of picking lemons or avocados as per color and size requirements. Employees will be climbing 3-point ladder as needed to pick fruit. Employee will be using proper hand shears for picking lemons. Lemons will be cut with the proper hand shears not pulled and placed into bag sack, which is carried on the front of the body, with straps around the shoulder and back for support. Sack full of fruit can weigh up to 65 lbs. Once full, the sack is emptied into bin, this process is repeated until bin is full. Employee will need to walk around the tree, under the tree, and inside the tree and from a ladder to pick the appropriate fruit. Employees will be wearing safety protection, hard hats, gloves, protective sleeves, knee pads, and eye protection. Employees will be pruning avocado and lemon trees, using both pruning loppers and hand saws. Employees will be expected to follow the direction and techniques specific to avocado trees and lemon trees from the supervisor. Employees will be skirting lemon trees using sheers to trim bottom branches (trimming on branches at the bottom of the tree so as not to touch the ground) and suckering (removing lateral shoots, or suckers), from the trees. Employees will be planting trees and weeding around trees using a long-handled hoe(4 ft. or more in length), shovels. Start times vary depending on the weather (fog or heavy dew). Fruit cannot be picked until it is dry on the outside. General Vineyard duties to be performed for Gary Franscioni & Sons Inc. (for property Rosella's Vineyard/Ranch & Gary’s Vineyard) and Leon Farms, LLC (for Sierra Mar Vineyard/Ranch), and Leavens Ranches LLC (for Escolle Ranch) include: • Canopy management: Leaf thinning/pulling, color thinning, sucker removal, shoot removal • Rot/botrytis cluster removal • Wing removal • Grape Harvesting • Wire work/trellising • Netting • Weeding
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:
Please See Addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Foothill Packing, Inc. SA-3 (JO-A-300-22333-608659)
Location:
Salinas, CA 93905
Telephone Number:
+18317841453

Worksite

Address:
Sierra Mar Vineyard 37242 Foothill Road, Soledad, CA 93960

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22333-608659
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Bin (see Addendum A)
Date Posted:
1/6/2023

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