- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Following supervisors instruction, workers will harvest, load, grade, and pack various types of peppers. The worker will require use of hand tools such as shears and knives. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. It also includes making important decisions based on size, coloring and ripeness according to prescribed standards. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team-based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the fresh produce grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm.
The employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due to such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools. The employer will provide the first pick sack free of charge to the worker. Any sacks destroyed intentionally, outside normal wear and tear, must be replaced by the worker.
Pepper Planting (Tomatillo, Jalapeno, Serrano, Anaheim, Hungarian Wax/Banana, Long Hot/Chile Chicote, Poblano, Cubanelle/Chile Cubanele, Baby Bell/Bellafina, Finger Hot/Chile Dedo, Habanero, Red Fresno, Cherry Hot, Mini Sweet): As instructed, the worker will be given several trays of pepper plants. He will walk down the row, placing a plant from the tray in each hole in the bed until the tray is empty. He will then get another full tray and continue planting until he has completed his row. He is then responsible for removing from the field the flats he just planted from.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse