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- Job Duties:
- Heavy labor field worker to harvest (Tender Leaf and Cabbage)
Tender Leaf: Employees spot check, sort, stack, fill and load spinach, tender leaf in the field. Under the direction of the field supervisor employees spot check for any foreign material such as trash, weeds, and move irrigation pipe from one furrow to another. Spotting is done by walking in uneven furrows in front of a harvesting platform machine or belt. The harvest machine or belt then cuts produce and transports it through a conveyor where employees sort and fill totes and or bins. Once totes, cartons or bins are filled they are pushed on to conveyor belt for loaders to close/cover and stack on the pallet. The cartons or totes for the product are constructed by unfolding and bending the material as designed to form a box. Cartons, totes or bins are labeled and marked as required. The process is repeated. The cartons, totes or bins are lifted then stacked onto pallets on the deck of the harvester or trailer. Cartons or totes with product can weigh up to 50 lbs. Empty bins Pallets can weigh up to 95 lbs.
Red and Green Cabbage: are harvested in the field. Employees cut, bag, pack, and load savoy, red and green cabbage in the field. Cutting is done by walking in uneven furrows behind a harvesting platform machine or belt. Under the direction of the field Supervisors, employees determine the size and quality of the product to be harvested. Then, using a harvesting hand knife and bending at the waist, the employee cuts the head from the roots and trims the outer leaves from the head to prepare it to be placed into a carton. Cutter places the product on a table for the packer to either or combination of; tie, spot wash, sort, wrapped, sealed, and placed into a carton. The cartons for the product are constructed by unfolding and bending the material as designed to form a box. Cartons are labeled and marked as required. The process is repeated. The cartons or bins are then stacked onto pallets on the deck of the harvester or trailer. Cartons with product can weigh up to 50 lbs. Empty Pallets can weigh up to 95 lbs. A forklift carries the pallets onto a trailer and between two workers the pallets are carried to be assembled.
Agricultural Equipment Operators are responsible for set up, maintaining, inspecting equipment prior to start of day. Workers will assist in preparing harvest machines for immediate field operation, or movement to a new location. Workers will operate tractors, tractor drawn machinery and harvest machines to harvest crops. Will operate tractors and harvesters through the furrows, towing loaded trailers on and off the field harvested area. They are also responsible for the following day, such as the setup of the tractors and harvesters, cartons for the harvested crops, fuel for the tractor, and general service of the equipment being used in the field. Workers are required to have basic knowledge of driving tractors and harvesters, must pass tractor/machine safety training, and demonstrate the ability to operate tractors and harvesters in a safe manner. Workers may occasionally and/or sporadically perform duties associated with and directly related to the primary duties. Such work will be temporary and unsubstantial agricultural labor.
- Job Classification:
- 53-3053.00 - Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs