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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Field Workers (broccoli/lettuce Harvest)

J.A.M. Packing, Inc.

Oxnard, CA

$19.75 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18053466410

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
25
Job Duties:
Field worker to harvest broccoli. Cut, bunch, pack and load fresh broccoli 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 stalk from the roots to prepare it to be packed into a carton, a tote or a bin. The process is repeated. Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of field (picking up trash, weeding (using a long-handled hoe), hoeing (using a long handle hoe), moving equipment, moving of irrigation pipes and drip tape. Pre- and Post-Harvest clean up. Lettuce Harvest- Field worker to harvest green leaf, red leaf, butter, iceberg, romaine, 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 or tote. The process is repeated. Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard. Crew Lead- Team Leaders will additionally be responsible for checking quality, filling out paperwork, and receiving order for production. May clock in other workers. Crew Leader will fall under the direct supervision of First Line Supervisor. Machine set up- Worker will check the machine for water and diesel; Put sticker on bags; Supply cartons for the day and put on the machine; Open or close machine; Put machine where crew will start; move trailer, drive tractor and caterpillar. General Labor- Weeding using long-handled hoes, transplanting, runner cutting, plant thinning, and ranch maintenance, pulling plastic, pulling of drip tape, cleaning of old and new vegetative growth on plant bed. Plant bed will be classified as "Medium" or "High" according to the amount of runners and new/old vegetative growth present during performing work task. Agricultural Equipment Operator- Tractor drivers will drive and control tractors in fields. Sanitation worker- Cleans, pressure washes, and moves restrooms on farms/fields. Any weeding work done under this job order will be performed with a long-handled hoe.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
All workers must have at least 3 months of experience in any of the commodities listed. Specific requirements include lifting up to 30-55 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. - 12:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
J.A.M. Packing, Inc.
Location:
Orcutt, CA 93455
Telephone Number:
+18053466410

Worksite

Address:
2176 E Pleasant Valley Rd, Oxnard, CA 93033

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24081-821674
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Crowns $0.90 per carton (Approximate carton dimension 19"x11 7/16" x 10") 23 cartons- Estimated hourly wage up to $20.70 per hour
Date Posted:
4/10/2024

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