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Calvan Drivers

Fresh Harvest, Inc.

Yuma, AZ

$16.70 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17603525212
Email address to Apply:
agdatahr@agdataglobal.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
H-2A and corresponding domestic workers must be available to perform each of the following job activities in connection with the harvesting and farming operations: CalVan Drivers; Field Workers: Citrus (Lemons, Oranges, Minneolas) Pickers, Harvest, Tree Pruning, General Farm Labor / General Ranch Maintenance, General Labor, Tractor Driver, Forklift Driver, Prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment to perform the following duties: CALVAN DRIVER SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Employee may drive Cal Van over the road. 2. Employee picks up workers from different housing sites/pick up points and takes them to an assigned work site and at the end of the day takes them back to the housing site/pick up point. 3. In order to drive a Cal Van, Employees must possess valid driver’s license (state issued) and must be able to pass Class B Physical exam and register as an FLCE driver. The employer will be responsible for the cost of the California Driver’s License, Class B Physical Exam, and registration as an FLCE driver (if any). All employees in this position (H-2A as well as corresponding domestic workers), will be given the opportunity to obtain a driver’s license (DL) and register as an FLCE driver on a voluntary basis. The DL and FLCE Certificate are not a pre-hire job requirement. No job applicant will be denied an employment opportunity due to a lack of a DL or FLCE Certificate at the time of application and/or hiring. Further, no worker (H-2A or corresponding domestic worker) will be terminated for failure to obtain a DL or FLCE Certificate. CalVan drivers may be H-2A or corresponding domestic workers. The employer assures that employees who drive the CalVans are compensated for their time driving. CalVan drivers perform MSPA and related paperwork (i.e., logging) as required by law which they are compensated for. The CalVan driving job duty is not a different job and the drivers perform harvesting job duties when not driving. Drivers pick up workers from the housing sites/pick up points and drop them off at the worksite. At the end of the workday, the CalVan driver takes the workers back to the housing sites/pick up points. Drivers are also responsible, during the workday, for filling the vehicle with gasoline and keeping it clean. The employer assures that drivers are paid the AEWR for actual driving time and to the extent applicable, processing CalVans paperwork, trips to the gas station, and cleaning the vehicle. Under the direction of the field supervisor, the worker picks up a ladder using the arms and leans it against the citrus tree. The worker carries an empty sack around the neck and upper body to place the product he/she is harvesting. The worker also holds a pair of scissors with the hand to harvest the product (there is no manual handling / pulling of the citrus fruit as this will severely damage the crop). Climbing up the ladder, the worker grabs the product, cuts it and places it in the sack. Full sacks weigh between 50 and 80 lbs. Once the sack is full, the workers descend the ladder and walk for approximately 5-30 feet and dumps the sack into a bin. The bins are loaded by the workers. Prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment. The cycle is repeated until the end of the shift. Forklift Driver Specifications: The Forklift driver is responsible for inspecting the forklift. Forklift drivers use knobs and levers to operate the forklift. Duties include the transferring and stacking of bins full of product onto the trailer. The employee works in an area that consists of 300 ft. in radius. Cycle is repeated.
Job Classification:
53-3053 - Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

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:
3-months experience harvesting citrus in the fields. Written verification of experience is required. Workers must stand, sit, crouch, bend, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 50-80 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Workers must be able to listen, understand, and follow instructions of company supervisors and managers. The company's Employment Arbitration Agreement is set forth in this Clearance Order outlining the procedures to follow in raising concerns to seek their prompt resolution with an option to arbitrate unresolved matters.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fresh Harvest, Inc.
Location:
Somerton, AZ 85352
Telephone Number:
+17603525212

Worksite

Address:
Limoneira Co: A Loghry hal-1-3 hal-1-4: County 15th Street & Avenue A (W), Yuma, AZ 85364

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23208-221593
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
See Piece Rate information herein. Bonus: A discretionary production bonus may apply. O/T & Benefits: The employer will abide by the required Federal or applicable State laws when paying overtime & benefits to employees performing the listed activities.
Date Posted:
8/21/2023

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