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- Non-Harvest activities include the following:
Work in grape vineyards performing non-harvest activities from January through August, and then again after the harvest season from September through November. Workers will perform non-harvest activities including hoeing, pruning, vine suckering, leaf removal, early season crop removal, moving wires, picking, root picking, irrigation, field maintenance, stake removal and replacement. Workers will also perform post removal and replacement, drainage, field gutters, and harvest. Plant new vineyard including digging, raking, clean up and post pounding. Use sharp picking knives, standing and kneeling on ground to pick the fruit. Daily work requires lifting, bending, kneeling, walking and carrying up to 50 pound trays. Work in cold, hot, windy and damp weather. Work hours vary and night shifts may be required.
Hoeing is conducted using a wooden handled hoe which is approximately 54 inches long while standing. Slight bending may be required but employees will not be kneeling. Hoeing is conducted in the vineyards in between the vines.
Weeding includes using approximately the same 54-inch hoe tools as stated above while standing with some minor bending. Hoeing is conducted in the vineyards in between the vines.
Works as a member of a crew, or individually performing moderately complex tasks that require limited judgment. Use standard tools such as rakes, hoes (wooden handled hoe which is approximately 54 inches long while standing) and shovels. Workers may occasionally and/or sporadically perform duties associated with and directly related to wine grape field and non-harvest work including, but not limited to: packing, closing/stacking boxes in and around the vineyard, and clean-up functions in and around the vineyard. Such work will be temporary and insubstantial agricultural labor.
Harvest activities include the following:
The harvest season occurs from August through mid-September. During that time period workers will perform harvest labor, which consists of picking and packing grapes in the vineyard.
There is no general vineyard work in this job order
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse