- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Harvesting of vegetables: Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage Varieties, Cantaloupe, Cauliflower, Chard, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Fall Decorative, Squash, Green Bell Peppers, Greens, Herbs, Kohlrabi, Lettuces, Peppers, Pickling Cucumbers, Pumpkins, Squash, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, and Watermelons.
Once at the picking location, doing a row at a time, workers will move down the rows plucking the vegetables from the plants and putting them in a container. Once the container is full the worker will take the container to the truck and dump the content. The worker will go back to his picking area and fill his container up again, repeating the process through the work day.
Packing vegetables: trucks will take the vegetables to the packing house where they will be washed and put in a conveyor belt, workers will stand by the conveyor belt and remove the bad vegetables, the conveyor belt will take the vegetables through the sizing machine to separate by size, workers will stand at the end of the sizing machine and will put the vegetables in bags and the bags will be placed on pallets.
Field Maintenance: workers will tie, stake and prune plants, clean micro jets and remove plastic drip lines, using hands or a hoe workers will remove dead plants and weeds.
Note: The packing house is located inside the Farm and more than 50% of the product processed is produced by the Fixed Site Employer.
The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in a possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands repeatedly. The employer will provides the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the worker’s refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due such worker’s willful damage or destruction of the tools.
Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. If workers request a leave of absence during the contract period, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A for the purposes of the three-quarter guarantee.
A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse