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Strawberry Harvest

Freshway Farms, LLC

Santa Maria, CA

$18.65 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18053630540
Email address to Apply:
Haydee@mainstreetproduce.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
111
Job Duties:
Field Worker (Strawberry Harvest) to perform the following duties:    Workers will perform duties associated with and directly related to strawberry harvest work, including but not limited to picking and packing strawberries in the field for fresh market and freezing/juicing; Distinguish quality and ripeness; Pick and place in tray/packing containers in the field.  Strawberry ground/table crews will not use a machine aid. Pickers will work on a strawberry picker machine to aid harvest; working in rows, the worker bends over and picks strawberries with hands; places the strawberries in a box and stacks the full boxes on the machine floor, the top of the machine carries the empty boxes; the worker, therefore, does not carry the full boxes to the end of the row.  Strawberry ground/table crews will not use a machine aid; working in rows, the worker bends over and picks strawberries with hands; places the strawberries in a box; walks and carries the box with strawberries to the packing table located at the end of the row in the field.  The worker returns to the row to continue ground harvest. 
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Minimum Job Requirements: 3 months of strawberry harvest. Workers must stand, sit, crouch, bend, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds in the course of performing required activities, 25 pounds. Must have use of both hands. Must be 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, illegal drugs, alcohol or weapons of any sort in the housing or working fields.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Freshway Farms, LLC
Company Name:
Freshway Farms, LLC
Location:
Santa Maria, CA 93458
Telephone Number:
+18053630540

Worksite

Address:
Ranch 1: 1865 W Main Street, Santa Maria, CA 93458

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23095-906042
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$18.66/hour and up to $19.00 or higher
Date Posted:
4/27/2023

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