- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Planting sugar cane while cutting sugar cane into continuous two-stalk plant, chopped into 32-36 lengths. Walks, stoops, crawls, or sits between plant rows to reach planting area or to reach harvestable crop. Pulls, twists, or cuts fibers, leaves, stalks, straw, or vines, selected according to color, size, and shape, from bolls, roots, stalks, or trellises; by hand or using knife, machete, or sickle;
Collects crop into containers, such as bags, boxes, and bundles, or piles and stacks crop in windrows; Picks up and carries bundles, bales, containers, or stacks of harvested crop to collection point, and loads crop onto truck or wagon, by hand or using hoist or hooks; May tie leaves, stalks, straws, or vines into bundles, using twine, clamps, or rubber bands; May shake dirt from vines and stack vines or
straw around stakes or stalks, by hand or using pitchfork, to protect crop from weathering on damp soil; May gather up and load scattered leaves, vines, or pods on truck; May burn debris, leaves, and stalks. Field Care - removing dead plants and removing debris. Workers will walk along rows specified by the employer and will remove grass and weeds from the fields using their hands or with a hoe. Workers will be standing, crouching, bending and reaching for an extended period. The work is outdoors and will continue in all kinds of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. Drug testing and background checks may occur during the interview process and will be conducted at the sole cost and discretion of the employer. Must be able to lift 70lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 70lbs. in field. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse