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Farm Worker

Premier Packing of California, Inc.

Salinas, CA

$19.75 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Field Workers (Artichokes, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Head Lettuce, Mix Lettuce, Romaine Lettuce and Romaine Hearts) to perform the following duties: All work is performed in the field and on a farm: ALL COMMODITIES In the field on the farm: Workers may cut, carry, bag, pack, and seal multiple pack styles simultaneously and load fresh product in the field. May operate, wash, maintain and inspect tractors and harvest machines in the field. Workers will work receive specific instructions on required tasks and results expected. Work will be closely monitored by Forepersons, Field Supervisors, and/or Customers. Workers are expected and responsible to meet and complete production demands according to the company?s quality, sanitation, and food safety standards. Daily work and crew assignments are made by and at the discretion of the supervisor(s) based on Company need and/or production demand. Workers may be permanently or temporarily moved or assigned to another crew and/or positions within a crew as needed to complete the production demand, worker relief, assistance, or other justified reason within the guidelines of the program. Workers are expected to perform and complete the assigned tasks in a professional and efficient manner while keeping up with the pace of the crew. Workers must be willing, able, qualified and available to complete the assigned job duties, and may be tailored with reasonable modifications if needed. Crew and position changes may not be changed without Foreman/Supervisor consent and/or reasonable cause. Workers may occasionally harvest and/or pack product without harvesting machine assistance (on the ground). Such work will be performed during harvesting machine transfer from one end of a field or furrow to another and/or during non-scheduled maintenance on equipment. Workers may be required to lift products up to 60 lbs., and also be required to bend, lift, twist, push and pull to complete the task.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
3 months of agricultural experience in any of the commodities harvested in this job order (Artichokes, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Mix Lettuce, Romaine Lettuce and Romaine Hearts). Written verification of experience is required. Specific requirements include lifting up to 95 pounds frequently. Must be 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 sun, rain, cold, high winds, etc. Work involves frequent kneeling, turning, reaching, squatting, bending and working in bent or stooped positions. Must be able to walk and stand up extensively. Must be able to operate handheld devices. No smoking, illegal drugs, alcohol, firearms in the field or residential housing.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Premier Packing of California, Inc.
Indio, CA 92201
Telephone Number:


Boronda Road, Salinas, CA 93907

Job Order Details

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Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
Artichokes Bulk 12's; Group incentive rate per pack style; 19.94 x 11.69 x 7.31 Average Unit Per Hour 5-8 Average Hourly Rate $19.76
Date Posted: