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Field Workers (melon/broccoli Harvest)

Marino's Ag Harvesting, Inc.

Blythe, CA

$18.65 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Workers will harvest cantaloupe and honey dew melons, including packing, stacking, cutting, pitching, and sorting product. Broccoli Harvest- Field worker to harvest broccoli. Cut, bunch, pack and load fresh broccoli in the field. Cutting is done on harvesting machine by using hands and cutting knife. Using a harvesting hand knife and bending at the waist, the employee cuts the stalk from the roots to prepare it to be packed into a carton, a tote or a bin. The process is repeated. Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of field (picking up trash, weeding (using a long-handled hoe), hoeing (using a long handle hoe), moving equipment, moving of irrigation pipes and drip tape. Pre- and Post-Harvest clean up. Shed Labor- Workers will unload onto the line (pitchers), pack product, apply stickers, stack product, put lids on and strap product, perform traceability and receiving tagging, set up cartons and bins, sanitation. Crew Lead- Team Leaders will additionally be responsible for checking quality, filling out paperwork, and receiving order for production. May clock in other workers. Crew Lead will be under direct supervision of First Line Supervisors. Machine set up- Worker will check the machine for water and diesel; Put sticker on bags; Supply cartons for the day and put on the machine; Open or close machine; Put machine where crew will start; move trailer, drive tractor and caterpillar. General Labor- Weeding using long-handled hoes, transplanting, runner cutting, plant thinning, and ranch maintenance, pulling plastic, pulling of drip tape, cleaning of old and new vegetative growth on plant bed. Plant bed will be classified as "Medium" or "High" according to the amount of runners and new/old vegetative growth present during performing work task. Tractor Driver- Tractor drivers will drive and control tractors in fields. Sanitation worker- Cleans, pressure washes, and moves restrooms on farms/fields.
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

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Special Requirements:
All workers must have at least 3 months of experience in melon or broccoli harvest. Specific requirements include lifting up to 30-55 pounds frequently and 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, alcohol, firearms in the field or residential housing.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
5:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Marino's Ag Harvesting, Inc.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
Telephone Number:


16th Ave & Arrowhead, Blythe, CA 92225

Job Order Details

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Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
Yuma County- $.80/box or $15.62; 20 boxes- Estimated hourly wage up to $16.00 per hour
Date Posted: