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General Laborers

A. Oseguera Company, Inc.

Yuma, AZ

$16.32 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
General Laborers to perform the following duties: Cantaloupe Cutter Job Duties Cutting: Use knives and cutting tools to slice cantaloupes into specified sizes and shapes, ensuring uniformity for packaging. Cleaning: Thoroughly clean all cantaloupes before cutting, removing seeds and any debris to maintain the highest quality standards. Inspection: Examine fruits for quality, ripeness, and defects, discarding those that do not meet standards. Safety Compliance: Adhere to all workplace safety guidelines, including proper handling of cutting tools and machinery, wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and maintaining a clean work area. Sanitation: Ensure all equipment and surfaces are sanitized according to health and safety regulations to prevent contamination. Waste Management: Efficiently manage waste material from the cutting process, separating and disposing of it according to company policies. Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of quantities cut, waste, and any issues encountered during the shift. Cantaloupe Packer Job Duties Inspection: Carefully inspect cantaloupes for ripeness, size, and quality, ensuring only those that meet the company's standards are packed. Discard or separate the fruits that do not meet quality standards. Sorting: Sort cantaloupes based on size, grade, and quality. This may involve measuring or weighing each fruit to ensure it fits the criteria for specific orders or packaging requirements. Cleaning: Ensure cantaloupes are clean and free of field dirt or debris before packaging. This may involve a washing process or a final wipe-down as part of the preparation. Packing: Gently pack cantaloupes into containers, boxes, or crates, ensuring that they are arranged in a manner that minimizes damage during transport. Use padding materials as necessary to protect the fruit. Labeling: Accurately label boxes with the correct product information, including variety, size, and weight, as well as any other information required by regulations or customer specifications. Sealing and Stacking: Securely seal packed boxes and stack them in an organized manner on pallets or in storage areas, ready for shipment. Ensure that stacks are stable and do not pose a risk of toppling over. Weight Management: Weigh packed boxes or pallets as required, ensuring they meet transport regulations and customer requirements. Quality Control: Perform periodic checks on packed products to ensure ongoing compliance with quality standards. Report any issues with product quality, packaging materials, or processes to the supervisor immediately. Inventory Management: Keep track of packaging materials and supplies, notifying the supervisor when stocks are low and need replenishing. Workplace Safety: Adhere to all workplace safety guidelines and practices, including the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe handling of boxes and packing materials. Cleanliness and Sanitation: Maintain a clean and organized work area, adhering to sanitation regulations to ensure a hygienic environment suitable for food handling. Team Collaboration: Work cooperatively with other team members and departments to ensure a smooth packing process and to meet packing deadlines. Compliance: Follow all regulatory, company, and customer guidelines related to the handling, packing, and shipping of cantaloupes, ensuring full compliance with food safety standards.
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:
Two months of experience in harvesting cantaloupes. 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. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

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


Legend Produce- 32.6544008266539, -114.66038631128342, Yuma, AZ 85364

Job Order Details

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