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Field Worker (wine Grapes)

Hirsch Vineyards, LLC

Cazadero, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17078923587
Email address to Apply:
usmc1775devildogs@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
16
Job Duties:
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

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:
No
Special Requirements:
Workers must be able to lift 50 lbs frequently. No smoking, drinking, or illegal weapons or controlled substances in the fields or in housing. Cannot be color blind due to the need to distinguish colors of crops. Able to stoop, bend, and work in cold and wet conditions. Able to use tools such as pruning shears, grape knives, hand saws, weed eaters, hedgers, shovels. Workers may use chains saws. Safety use and training provided by employer. Workers must abide by Employer housing rules. Ability to communicate in English or Spanish is required for training and safety purposes. (i.e. Workers must listen to, understand and follow instructions of Employer supervisors and managers.) See Addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Hirsch Vineyards, LLC
Location:
Cazadero, CA 95421
Telephone Number:
+17078923587

Worksite

Address:
45075 Bohan Dillon Road, Cazadero, CA 95421

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22335-616350
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per ton crew
Date Posted:
1/5/2023

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