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Field Workers: Seed Garlic Machine & Hand Harvesting

Fresh Harvest, Inc.

Yerington, NV

$16.63 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
H-2A and corresponding domestic workers must be available to perform each of the following job activities in connection with the harvesting and farming operations: Field Workers: Seed Garlic Machine & Hand Harvesting, Alfalfa, Wheat, Weeding, Pipe Irrigation, Moving & Setting up Pipes, Removing pipes from field, Fixing pipes, Drip Irrigation, Flooding Irrigation, Removal of drip tape, Rock Picking, Burning weeds, Planting Garlic, Cracking garlic seed by hand, Tractor Driver, Forklift Driver, General Farm Labor / General Ranch Maintenance, prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment Field worker to perform garlic – machine harvest duties and responsibilities: Employee must follow all directives from the Supervisor for each type of job. The primary function of this position is to sort out dirt clods, debris and chaff as determined by the foreman while the conveyor belt is moving. If it is too wet to use the machine, must carry full buckets of garlic and dump into the 4ft. high bin. Must carry out all safety precautions with regards to machinery and company policies. Employees must report all injuries/accidents to the Supervisor immediately. All workers must know and use proper lifting techniques while filling, carrying, and dumping buckets. Employee must take caution while climbing up and down ladder on loader. The employee must be aware of pinch points, and tire paths of the harvester and tractors. The employee must stay out of the path of the moving harvester/loader when machine is moving to another area. All workers must wear company issued gloves, glasses and dust masks. Prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment. Additionally, employees must follow all safety precautions and all Food Safety and Employee Health and Hygiene policies. Employees will also seed garlic by machine and hand harvesting, weeding, pipe irrigation, moving and setting up pipes, removing pipe from the field, drip irrigation, removal of drip tape, tractor driver, and burning weeds. The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: Tractor Drivers: •Transport trailers with bins to the correct area of the field to be filled with garlic and return to loading area. •Unload full bins, load trailer with empties and return to loader. Harvester/Loader Driver: •Responsible for moving the machine to the proper field for harvest. •Must drive the machine safely through the field, keeping the workers on an efficient pace, while also watching for hazards. •Provide general maintenance of the equipment. Physical Demands and Work Environment Employees must be physically able to carry a 25lb. bucket filled with garlic; Physically able to climb a ladder that is mounted on the side of a loader to reach the sorting belt at the top. Employees must be able to physically lift the bucket 4ft. high to dump into a garlic bin. Employees must be able to stand in one position and use both hands to sort garlic while a conveyor belt is moving; May be exposed to high and low temperatures between 35F and 110F. Employee will also be working and walking on uneven ground.
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:
Special Requirements:
Workers must stand, sit, crouch, bend, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 25-75 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Workers must be able to listen, understand, and follow instructions of company supervisors and managers. The company's Employment Arbitration Agreement is set forth in this Clearance Order outlining the procedures to follow in raising concerns to seek their prompt resolution with an option to arbitrate unresolved matters.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fresh Harvest, Inc.
Heber, CA 92249
Telephone Number:


Christopher Ranch: Home Ranch - 1253 State Route 208, Yerington, NV 89447

Job Order Details

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Bonus: A discretionary bonus may apply. Overtime and Benefits: The employer will abide by the required Federal or applicable State laws when paying overtime and benefits to employees performing the listed activities herein.
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