- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Field Workers (Spinach-Tender Leaf) (Mix-Green/Red leaf, Green/Red butter, Red/Green Romaine, Organic Romaine) Parsley, Italian Parsley, Cilantro, Organic Cilantro, (Kale- Organic Kale Collard Greens,) Beets, Leeks, Radish, Spinach, Frisee, Endive, Escarole, Napa, Bok Choy, Fennel, Red/Green Cabbage, Row Boss, Agricultural Equipment Operator and CalVan drivers
Spinach Tender Leaf: Employees’ spot check, sort, stack, fill and load spinach, tender leaf in the field. Under the direction of the field supervisor employees spot check for any foreign material such as trash, weeds, and move irrigation pipe from one furrow to another. Spotting is done by walking in uneven furrows in front of a harvesting platform machine or belt. The harvest machine or belt then cuts produce and transporters it thru a conveyor where employees sort and fill totes and or bins. Once totes, cartons or bins are filled they are pushed on to conveyor belt for loaders to close/cover and stack on the pallet. The cartons or totes for the product are constructed by unfolding and bending the material as designed to form a box. Cartons, totes or bins are labeled and marked as required. The process is repeated. The cartons, totes or bins are lifted then stacked onto pallets on the deck of the harvester or trailer. Cartons or totes with product can weigh up to 50 lbs. Empty bins Pallets can weigh up to 95 lbs.
Parsley, Italian Parsley, Cilantro, Spinach, are harvested in the field. Cutting is done by kneeling on beds next to a machine or without a machine. Under the direction of the field Supervisors, employee determines the size and quality of the product to be harvest. Then using a harvesting hand knife, the employee cuts the appropriate amount of product from its roots and cleans by hand the defective leaves and trims the stems. The product is then tied, sleeved or banded. The product is then either packed or placed into a box/tote or placed on a belt. Cartons or totes have a specific count or weight requirement.
Beets, Leeks, & Radish, are harvested in the field. Employees walk along uneven furrows, bending and pulling beets, radishes, & leeks by the tops, removing excess dirt, selecting size and quality under the direction of the supervisor. The beets, leeks, and radishes are then tied together according to individual sizes. The bunched beats, leeks, and radishes are then placed on either a table or belt. Beets and leeks are then placed into a carton or tote. Cartons or totes have specific count of bunches and or weight requirement. Cartons or totes have a specific count or weight requirement.
Kale: are harvested in the field. Employees walk along uneven furrows next a machine, stripping the desired leaves from the plant and either placing them on a belt loose or taking a specific amount of the leaves and tying them together. Bunches are then either placed on a table or belt to be packed into a carton or tote. Cartons or totes have specific count of bunches and or weight requirements. Kale plants are then stripped by hand of the undesirable leaves. Leaves are discarded onto ground. The cartons or totes for the product is constructed by unfolding and bending the material as designed to form a box. Cartons and totes are then stacked on pallets on a trailer or deck of harvester. Process is repeated. Cartons and totes with product can weigh up to 50 lbs each. Empty pallets can weigh up to 95 lbs each.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse