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HACL Farming LLC

Lompoc, CA

$18.65 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Field Workers - Strawberry: To perform the following duties: Workers will perform various manual tasks to plant, cultivate, harvest and field pack strawberries. Workers will bend at the waist and walk in narrow field rows harvesting strawberries. Workers will plant the strawberry plants in the prepared rows. Workers must also de-blossom the plant and cut runners. If workers are required to kneel, employer will provide a kneeling pad at no cost to worker. Once the strawberries have been picked, they are packed into cartons and loaded onto trucks for their respective deliveries. Remove plastic, drip tape, and lay down pipes. Weed, irrigate, fertilize and spray fields. Operate, repair and maintain agricultural equipment on the farm. Clean, sanitize, and maintain work areas. Perform farm sanitation duties including picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and sweeping floors. Workers who have a valid driver’s license and doctor's certificate may drive vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional hours. 3 months of strawberry harvest experience. Specific requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and able to use hand tools, including cutting knives. Must be able to work under conditions where skin and clothing become heavily soiled with mud, water, grease, etc. Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions, including rain, cold, high winds, etc. Work involves frequent bending and working in bent or stooped positions. Must be able to walk and stand up extensively. No smoking, alcohol, firearms in the field or residential housing. Work is performed in open fields and may involve exposure to mud, dust, wind, heat, cold, and other natural elements. Temperatures can range from 30 degrees Fahrenheit to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the period of employment.
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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Employer-paid, post-hire, random, upon suspicion and post-accident drug testing required. Any worker who declines to take or fails a mandatory drug test will be terminated.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
HACL Farming LLC
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Telephone Number:


901 Floradale Ave., Lompoc, CA 93436

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Box - Piece Rate will be paid $1.87 per box (dimensions 20"x 16"x 4" and 20"x12"x4") Workers fill an average of 10 boxes per hour. Estimated hourly rate equivalent for piece rate is $18.70/hr. Workers are guaranteed $18.65 per hour.
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