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Crew Leaders, Drivers, and Vineyard Workers

MCF4 Solutions, LLC

Geyserville, CA

$21.65 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17078677048
Email address to Apply:
shaun@mcf4.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Team Leaders (Wine Grapes) Under the direction of the First-Line Supervisor: • Assign duties, such as cultivation, irrigation, or harvesting of crops or plants, product grading, or equipment maintenance. • Train workers in techniques such as planting, harvesting, weeding (long handled hoe or shovel), or insect identification and in the use of safety measures. • Confer with managers to evaluate weather or soil conditions, to develop plans or procedures, or to discuss issues such as changes in fertilizers, or cultivating techniques. • Inspect crops, fields, or plant stock to determine conditions and need for cultivating, weeding, or harvesting. • Move water and shade • Review employees' work to evaluate quality and quantity and report to Supervisor. • Recording time sheets, record keeping and data collection. • Communicate worker performance to Supervisors and Management. • This is not a Supervisory position and Team Leaders will not have authority to make personnel decisions such as discipline, hiring, or firing. Nor will they direct safety trainings. This job offer includes the following crop activities: hand pruning, hand tying, hand suckering canopy, hand suckering trunks, hand canopy management, hand leafing laterals, weed control with shovel, hand vineyard maintenance, hand crop thinning. Description of specific work duties: Vineyard Work - Suckering by hand – removal of any extra unwanted shoots on cordons/canes, trunks, removal of any short canes and shoots from the cordon/cane - Hand Pruning: Pruning with Shears by hand. - Hand Tying: Tying by hand with or cordons. - Canopy management by hand – moving wires to position shoots within the trellis system to maintain a vertical growing grapevine - Leafing and lateral removal by hand – removing leaves from the fruit zone during the growing season; removing lateral growth from the canes within the fruit zone and growing canopy - Weed control by hand – using mechanical string trimmer for weed abatement and or a shovel (long-handled) to cut weeds from under the vines and for weed control around slopes of vineyards and along adjacent roads - Crop thinning by hand – removal of clusters during specific times of year to enhance fruit quality Drivers: VAN DRIVER SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Employee may drive vans (not busses) over the road. 2. Employee picks up workers from different housing sites/pick up points and takes them to an assigned work site and at the end of the workday takes them back to the housing site/pick up point. Employee will also work in the assigned crew 3. In order to drive a van, employees must possess valid drivers’ license (state issued) and must be able to pass Class B Physical exam and register as an FLCE driver. All employees in this position (H-2A as well as corresponding domestic workers), will be given the opportunity to obtain a driver’s license (DL) and register as an FLCE driver on a voluntary basis. The DL and FLCE Certificate are not a pre-hire job requirement. No job applicant will be denied an employment opportunity due to a lack of a DL or FLCE Certificate at the time of application and/or hiring. Further, no worker (H-2A or corresponding domestic worker) will be terminated for failure to obtain a DL or FLCE Certificate. Hand Vineyard Maintenance: Ranch clean up Only Hand Vineyard Maintenance will be performed at the Silk, Landslide (Cooper), Landslide (Taylor), and Goldfields worksites.
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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
1
Special Requirements:
One month vineyard work experience with drivers license and medical examination. Workers must be able to lift 50 lbs frequently. No smoking, drinking alcohol, or illegal weapons or controlled substances in the fields or in housing. Able to stoop, bend, and work in cold and wet conditions. Able to use tools such as pruning shears, grape knives, hand saws, weed eaters, hedgers, shovels. Safety use and training provided by employer. Workers must abide by Employer housing rules. Ability to communicate in English or Spanish is required for training and safety purposes. (i.e. Workers must listen to, understand and follow instructions of Employer crew leaders, supervisors and managers.)
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
MCF4 Solutions, LLC
Location:
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Telephone Number:
+17078677048

Worksite

Address:
Capener Vineyard: 19460 Geyserville Ave. Geyserville CA 95441, Geyserville , CA 95441

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23349-571433
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Hand Pruning: $.01-$.15/Linear Ft.
Date Posted:
1/3/2024

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