- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Must be able to crouch bend and sit on the ground, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds. Worker must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather. Must be able to listen to, understand and follow simple instructions of field operation leaders and supervisors. Requires three months (or 480 hours) of verifiable prior experience. Employer will comply with re-entry restrictions applicable to pesticides and other chemicals used in the field. A designated lead worker or company supervisor will provide instructions and general supervision. Technical horticultural activities will be closely supervised. However, workers will be expected to perform their general duties in a timely, proficient manner without close supervision. Must be able to use hand tools, such as; shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. Duties may include tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning or pruning crops, clean, packing and loading harvested crops.
The employer, at no cost, will provide any tools or equipment necessary to perform required tasks to the worker related to the planting, growing, cultivating, weeding, fertilizing, pruning, harvesting and sorting of diverse fruit and vegetable crops. These include eggplant, peppers, green beans, peas, okra, peaches, pears, plums, apples, strawberries, blackberries, pumpkins and specialty vegetables. Workers may do any other manual task involved in the production of fruit and vegetables. All work must be performed according to instruction to avoid damage to fruit and vegetable crops.
The possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol (exception is made for moderate alcohol consumption in company housing during non-working hours) on company property or during work hours is prohibited and will be cause for termination.
During busy planting/harvest season worker may be requested to start earlier and work more than the scheduled 35 hours per week, including holidays. When weather is hot, starting and quitting times may be shifted to earlier or later in the day. This may vary depending on crop and weather conditions.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse