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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Field Worker

Elkhorn Packing Co. LLC

Hollister, CA

$19.75 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18316763833
Email address to Apply:
H2aworkerinfo@elkhornpacking.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
50
Job Duties:
Field Workers: Romaine, Romaine Hearts, Mix (Red Leaf, Green Leaf, Butter), Iceberg Lettuce to perform the following duties:     Field worker to harvest romaine, iceberg lettuce, & romaine hearts.  Cut, bag, pack, and load fresh lettuce 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 head from the roots and trims the outer leaves from the head to prepare it to be packed into a carton, tote or bin.  The process is repeated.  Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard.    Field worker to harvest mix leaf, green leaf, red leaf & butter.  Cut, bag, pack, and load fresh lettuce 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 head from the roots and trims the outer leaves from the head to prepare it to be packed into a carton or tote.  The process is repeated.  Worker will also break sweet baby leaves.  Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard.    Machine set up includes: Check machine for water and diesel; Put sticker on bags and cartons; 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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
1
Special Requirements:
Minimum Job Qualifications: 1 month of harvest experience in any one of the listed commodities. Specific requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and 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.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
5:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Elkhorn Packing Co. LLC
Location:
Salinas, CA 93901
Telephone Number:
+18316763833

Worksite

Address:
4400 Fairview Rd., Hollister, CA 95023

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24047-724124
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/20/2024

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