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Field Worker

Gallagher Farming Company LLC

Knights Landing, CA

$18.65 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Field worker is required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of rice, almonds, walnuts, and other row crops. General farm work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach, and operate farm implements, tractors, and equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, irrigate and harvest crops. Employees are expected to follow training protocols to promote safe and effective work practices. Irrigation duties will include the following: flood irrigate using pipes from a ditch to channel water down furrows, shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water, mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, and spillways and make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch and pump. Flush lines and clan micro sprinkler heads in walnut orchard. Weeding around drip line and checking for leaks on drip lines in orchard. Irrigating rice fields through concrete boxes and draining fields. Cleaning and maintaining farm buildings, structures, equipment and work areas. Perform maintenanceactivities such as weeding, pruning and staking. The equipment used to weed will be a long handled hoe or shovel. All hand-held tools will be a minimum of four feet or more in length with a handle. No weeding will be allowed in a stooped, kneeling or squatting position. Gloves and safety protection will be provided for the employee at no cost. Any weeding done will be occasional and intermittent following the required rest periods as pursuant to California Code Regulations at Title 8, Section 3456 Cleaning out bins and warehouse storage. Harvest duties will include operating equipment and transporting almonds in nut carts. Rice harvest duties include assisting in the grain storage facilities. Employees will be trained in all manners of safety including lockout tagout and other safety protections before beginning work. All PPE will be required and provided by employer. Housekeeping and maintenance of the grain facility as well as filling the storage will be the bulk of this part of the employment. Maintenance of the grain facility involves greasing lube points with a grease gun. Sweeping rice hulls that are expelled from the facility and dumping them in a pile for removal. During rice harvest workers are expected to help maintain a clean and operational environment for the rice dryer and warehouse.
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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See Addendum C
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gallagher Farming Company LLC
Knights Landing, CA 95645
Telephone Number:


8661 Ceres Ave., Knights Landing, CA 95645

Job Order Details

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