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Farm Laborer

Sillva Bro's Custom Chopping

Merced, CA

$19.75 per hour


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To properly harvest and care for almond trees in harvesting almonds, employees will be responsible for irrigating almond trees, fertilizing almond trees, spraying almond trees for pests, mowing surrounding area, tree removal, and harvesting of almonds. irrigation includes but is not limited to: turning pumps on. Thereafter employee will go down every single row of trees to check for damage to any pipes or sprinklers themselves as rodents often chew up lines that feed the water. If any damage is present, employee will replace and repair the damaged line and/or sprinkler head. This is every day. Fertilizing includes but is not limited to: operating small tractor which has a fertilizer applicator on the back end, slowly drive tractor up and down every row of almond trees to fertilize. spraying almond trees with pest deterrent: - employer will mix chemicals into big fan. Once completed employee will drive tractor with fan behind it down and up every tow of trees. mowing surrounding area: employee is to walk up and down every row of trees and remove any over growth in the rows so to allow proper growth of the tree. this is done with rake and shovel. harvesting of almonds - employee is to rake the almonds in piles so harvester can pick up almonds on every row on each end. tree removal - as employee is watering, employee is looking for tree removal. if there is a dead tree employee removes it with small saw and then shovel. Once removed employee is to dig a small hole and plant a new tree for proper growth. Ancillary duties include corn harvesting from August - September. Hoe field with Grape Hoe; Aerate soil with Broadfork; Remove Mulch; Irrigate corn similar to duties involved with Almond tree irrigation; Spray corn for pest control with similar device as almond spray. Pick corn for harvesting and place in bucket to be packed and ready to ship. Details involving job activity of weeding: Worker(s) will use long-handled hand tool to remove weeds as needed and shall not use this tool as a short-handled tool in a stooped, kneeling or squatting position. When required in hand weeding, hand thinning, or hand hot-capping employer will provide gloves and knee pads, as necessary, and will train employee(s) to perform the job in accordance with all guidelines, in addition to the Injury and Illness Prevention Program. Employer will provide worker(s) engaged in hand weeding, hand thinning and hand hot-capping, an additional five (5) minutes of rest period time. Which insofar as practicable, shall be in the middle of each work period. The authorized rest period time shall be based on the total hours worked daily at the rate of fifteen (15) minutes net rest time per four (4) hours of work, or major fraction thereof. Authorized rest time shall be paid as hours worked for which there shall be no deduction from wages. Employer will abide by the state regulations under 8 California Code Regulations 3456.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

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Sillva Bro's Custom Chopping
Merced, CA 95341
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5900 West Dickinson Ferry Road, Merced, CA 95341

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