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General Laborers

A. Oseguera Company, Inc.


$19.75 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
General Laborers to perform the following duties: In the field: Workers will cut, wash, bag, seal, pack and load boxes, crates and or bins of broccoli, cauliflower, celery, green beans, green leaf, iceberg lettuce, cabbage, romaine lettuce (including hearts), kale, head lettuce (including core). Drive tractors and machines for harvest. Tractors have a gross weight capacity under 26,000 lbs and do not require a commercial driver license to operate. Workers wash product when on tables or conveyor belt once cut. Worker’s load and tie product on field trailers pulled by tractors. May work as Crew Leader Helper to assist Foreman/Crew Leader with production. All duties are performed on the farm. BROCCOLI Cutting is done by walking on uneven furrows behind a harvesting machine. The cutter will determine size and quality of the product to be harvested according to quality and size specifications as provided by foreman. Then, using a small harvesting knife and bending at the waist, the worker cuts the broccoli at the specified length of the stalk into either spears, florets, or crowns. Will cut broccoli in a safe manner where the worker doesn't self-inflict injury or that to other workers nearby. When the machine is turning at the end of furrow cutters may move ahead to cut broccoli and place onto the packing table or conveyor belt. The packer further examines the product for any defect prior to either or combination of; cut into stalk, florets, spears, sort, bag, seal and pack and place in a pack style or carton to the desired size and quality specifications. Selects the carton or box for the pack style required from the overhead compartment and marks the carton with a black crayon and marks the personal packer identification number. The finished product is then placed per specification into the carton up to the correct count, closes the box and then pushes the box onto a conveyor that transports the carton to the trailer to be loaded. Bagging, sealing, and packing may involve multiple packing styles at once. The box maker constructs cartons and assembles plastic totes for product by unfolding and bending the material as designed to form a box while inspecting that packaging material is free of contaminants and undamaged. Ensures boxes are properly closed and places corresponding trace back labels on boxes. Carries carton bundles and transfers finished cartons or totes to the loader for palletization. The process is repeated. Ensures packers have adequate supply throughout the day and work area is clean. When needed, may assist loaders with stacking boxes or securing loads. The loader loads and stacks finished boxes onto pallets on the deck of the harvester or trailer. Ensures each pallet contains 48 boxes per pallet while ensuring the weight is properly distributed and the trace back sticker is facing outward. Ensures load is properly secured with V-boards, corner boards and/or straps once the load reaches the correct number of cartons required before transfer to the trailer for transport to the cooler. Cartons, totes, RPCs, or bins with product can weigh up to 38 lbs. (RPC), 25 lbs. (Boxes) and pallets can weigh up to 75 lbs.
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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Special Requirements:
Two months of experience in harvesting vegetables. Cannot be color blind due to the need to distinguish colors of crops for proper ripeness and maturity, no smoking, illegal drugs, alcohol, or weapons of any sort in the housing or work fields. Ability to communicate in English or Spanish is required for training and safety purposes. Work is performed outdoors in open fields and can involve exposure to sun, wind, mud, dust, heat, cold and other elements of the normal field environment. Temperatures can range from 50 degrees F to over 90 degrees F during the period of employment. Workers should come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the work and working conditions described.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
5:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
A. Oseguera Company, Inc.
Salinas, CA 93906
Telephone Number:


61989 LINCOLN ST, THERMAL , CA 92274

Job Order Details

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