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Field Laborer: Celery, Cabbage

Alco Harvesting, LLC

Yuma, AZ

$15.62 per hour


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Job Description

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Field Laborer: Celery, Cabbage to perform the following duties: Field worker to harvest celery and organic celery.  Cut, bunch, pack, and load fresh celery 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 and trims the outer stalks from the stalk to prepare it to be packed into a carton, tote, or bin. Worker is also responsible for operating Tractor’s and machines used to perform this task. The process is repeated.  Worker responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard. Worker is also responsible for operating tractor’s and machines used to perform this task.  Field worker to harvest cabbage. Cut and core fresh cabbage in the field. Cutting and coring is done on a harvesting belt using hands and a cutting/coring knife. Using a coring knife and bending at the waist, the employee cuts the lettuce from the root, trims the outer leaves, cores the center of the cabbage with a knife and places on belt. The process is repeated, workers are responsible for cleaning of equipment.    Machine set up includes: Check 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.  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:
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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1 month of experience in harvesting any of the commodities listed. Specific requirements include lifting up to 50-65 pounds frequently and being 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. Work is performed in open fields and may involve exposure to mud, dust, wind, heat, cold, and other natural elements. Temperatures can range from 30 degrees Fahrenheit to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the period of employment.
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5:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Alco Harvesting, LLC
Santa Maria, CA 93458
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Harrison Farms, Gila K Ranch: 32°38'40.80"N 114°40'16.52"W, Yuma, AZ 85365

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