- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- General: Field Walkers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. The Field Walker is responsible for observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. This includes but is not limited to their supervisor, farm management, and farm office. The Duties assigned may vary from time to time. Field walkers will direct and monitor the activities of work crews engaged in planting, weeding, or harvesting activities and ensure workers have the tools necessary to perform their jobs. Like all employees, the field walkers will follow and adhere to all personal and equipment safety requirements, to include but not limited the use of personal protective equipment.
Additional tasks: Field Walkers will assist in providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person, they will help communicate the daily work plan as directed by the Farm Manager and help monitor other farmworkers to ensure meal breaks are being properly utilized. Like all other workers, Field walkers will be expected to maintain a clean work area, making sure their area is free of objects that may cause accidents. Field walkers will inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify any cause of errors or other problems or defects. This includes but is not limited to: toilets, trailers, farm vehicles, first aid kits and water containers. They will report any issues to their supervisor to ensure work items are in safe and operable conditions and that clean and fresh drinking water is always available. The field walkers will be responsible for returning all equipment to the yard at the end of the day and cleaning up trash and excess material to prepare the trailers for the next day.
Field walkers will assist in monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems and using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. This includes monitoring that all subordinate employees wear the
proper work attire to avoid work-related accident or food safety violations.
Field walkers will assist in recording information such as, yields, package material inventory, worker productivity/attendance daily; by entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
Transportation: Workers with valid licenses may drive trucks to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers using approved vehicles specific for that task; additional hours may be offered. Worker may be asked to drive trucks to collect harvested crops from each specific farm location and transport them to the cooling facility in a timely manner. Workers that are responsible for the transportation of other workers must have clean driving record and maintain a valid U.S. commercial driver's license (CDL) or Licencia Federal de Conductor. Must comply with all applicable requirements of the USDOT regulations. Must have no disqualifying factors under applicable law or employer's motor vehicle insurance policy. Disqualifying factors include but are not limited to: conviction for driving under the influence, driving while impaired or the occurrence of a serious at-fault accident (Continued on Addendum C)
- Job Classification:
- 45-2091 - Agricultural Equipment Operator