- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Plant, cultivate, harvest and grade tomatoes by hand. Irrigate, thin, prune, pick, trellis, and stake and string/tie crops. Manually harvest tomatoes by pulling selected tomatoes from the vine, placing into bucket and carrying to dumper. Full buckets weighing approximately 35 lbs. will then be lifted and dumped into bins. Workers will lay plastic mulch, pull up used plastic, pull or cut string, weed, hoe, clear and maintain fields and work areas. Stems will be removed from harvested tomatoes. Workers will not break skin of tomato, drop tomato, or leave any appropriate product on the vine during harvest. Use hand tools such as machete or knife. Workers must discard and destroy produce that has been in contact with blood. Any produce harvested or still on the plant that has been exposed to blood shall be discarded and destroyed. Workers must pass by or discard any produce that bears obvious signs of pest activity, fecal contamination, plant disease, physical damage, or any produce that has been dropped on the ground. Workers must avoid unnecessary introduction of soil into harvest containers and field bins, or onto tools or other harvesting equipment. Complete farm and field sanitation duties including picking up trash and cleaning bathrooms. Direct and monitor agricultural activities. Count and check harvested produce in the field. Operate and clean farm equipment, vehicles and implements. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorization by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may drive the bus or other vehicles to transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. Workers will 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.
There will be 2 shifts occuring for the entire contract. The first shift will begin at 8:00am and end at 2:30pm. The second shift will begin at 9:00am and end at 3:30pm.
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. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse