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Cherries, Kiwis, Plums, Plum Cherries Harvesters

Fresh Harvest, Inc.

Hanford, CA

$18.65 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
H-2A and corresponding domestic workers must be available to perform each of the following job activities in connection with the harvesting and farming operations: Cherries, Kiwis, Plums, Plum Cherries Harvesters, General Farm Labor / General Ranch Maintenance, Shed Labor (preparing freshly harvested crops for shipment in their original, unmanufactured state - sorting, palletizing & grading), Forklift Driver, Tractor Driver, CalVan Driver, Row Boss, Field Safety/Food Safety activities, Housing Monitor, Sanitization activities, and Health/Wellness Monitor to perform the following duties: Harvesting, picking, lifting, dumping fruit, thinning, cleaning, crawling in tight places. This includes hand harvesting without pulling too hard so as not to damage the trees, climbing up and down a ladder, carrying the fruit to a central location, moving and setting the ladder. Other duties include Packing shed (preparing freshly harvested crops for shipment in their original, unmanufactured state - sorting, palletizing & grading), Pruning, Spur Pruning/Thinning, Kiwi-Pruning Prep, Suckering, Disease Removal Pruning, Construction- Vertical Shade, Trellising, Thinning, Prop Trees, Extenday, Weed (long handled hoe), Mat Installation, Hanging Phermine Disrupters, Marking Fields, Planting, Replanting, Tree Protection, Painting, Scoring/Griddling, Grafting, Collecting Graft Wood, Pollination Work, Dust Control, Irrigation, Spraying - Insect/ Disease, Leaf Fall Spray, Rodent Control, Overhead, Burning, Cleaning, Safety Meetings, Repair and Maintenance, Ladder Repairs, Pipeline Repair & Installation, Calibrating Equipment, Weeding/Shoveling (using a 4 ft long hoe with a 6 inch blade at the end, the employee sticks the blade into the soil and pulls it out to remove the weed and its roots around the trees), Shredding Brush, Raking Brush, Cutting Wood, Chipping Wood, Skirting (cutting the bottom limbs), Tying Tree Tops, Training Trees, Training Kiwi, Discing, Mowing Grass, Furrowing & Making Borders, Grading Avenues, Making Berms, Tally Packing, Harrowing, Ripping, Forklift Operator, Hauling Fruit, Machine Operator, Moving Equipment, Planting Crop Cover, Spraying - Foliar and Soil Fertilizer Mix, Spreading Manure, Plant Growth Regulator, Removing Wires, Pulling Trees, Removing trees to transplant, Orchard Removal, Working overhead, QC, Puncher, Flatbed Driver.
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:
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Special Requirements:
1 month experience harvesting crops to avoid crop damage and personal injury. Written verification of experience is required. Workers must stand, sit, crouch, bend, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 40 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Workers must be able to listen, understand, and follow instructions of company supervisors and managers. The company's Employment Arbitration Agreement is set forth in this Clearance Order outlining the procedures to follow in raising concerns to seek their prompt resolution with an option to arbitrate unresolved matters.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fresh Harvest, Inc.
Heber, CA 92249
Telephone Number:


New Excelsior Farming, LLC: Lucerne Ranch - 12th Ave & Flint Ave, Hanford, CA 93230

Job Order Details

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Bonus: A discretionary bonus may apply. Overtime and Benefits: The employer will abide by the required Federal or applicable State laws when paying overtime and benefits to employees performing the listed activities herein.
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