- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Perform manual labor to harvest, grade and pack peas, butter beans, squash, tomatoes, strawberries, cantaloupe and watermelon. Plant cantaloupes and tomatoes. Plant and prune pecan trees. Harvest, sucker, and pop tobacco. Remove tops, flowers and suckers. Pull mature leaves from stalks based on stalk position and leaf color. Place leaves on conveyor belts for transport and loading/unloading of tobacco barns. Grade and place tobacco on cardboard sheets and bind in bales. Haul tobacco on field. Use hand tools including but not limited to shears, shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, and knives. Grade, sort or classify harvested products on an assembly line according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Make and close containers/boxes and record grade and/or identification numbers. Measure, weigh, count and check harvested products and materials. Stack boxes/containers onto pallet. Maintain orchards including pruning and thinning of pecan trees. Pick up old pecans in the field to be hauled off. Clean, load and unload harvested products. Workers will be assigned rows of trees and must prune and thin each tree as shown by field supervisor. Limbs must not be torn from the tree, nor should limbs be completely stripped of leaves. Pull weeds, pick up roots, mow grass, clean and maintain field and work areas. Transport drinking water to field workers. Inform supervisors of crop progress. Operate farm vehicles, machinery and equipment, including forklifts. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may drive the bus or other transportation vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies.
Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.
Employer attests that it has sent (or will promptly send) original surety bond to CNPC.
Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.
TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a 2 day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the 2 day introductory period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the 2 day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse