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Tomato Packer

West Coast Tomato Growers, Inc.

Oceanside, CA

$19.75 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Tomato Packer: In the shed and on the farm:     Pack round, vine tomatoes in packing shed.  The shed is located at the worksite location- 5780 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057.  100% of tomatoes are grown on-site by WCTG.  Analyze size, shape, and color for packing purposes to ensure packing meets buyer specifications.1  Place pack tomatoes in specialized boxes according to specification of buyer.  Assure that produce meets buyer specifications for packing purposes.  Handle tomatoes in a manner which prevents bruising or blemishes.  Ability to perform and meet acceptable productivity standards.  Production standard is 59 - 69 boxes per hour.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time.  Must be able to stoop and bend frequently.  Must adhere to all safety procedures and hygiene standards for handling and production of tomatoes.  Responsible for keeping work area clean and sanitary.  Weekends and holidays may be required.     If an employee is injured while on the job, the Company will provide a temporary work assignment that will be as closely related to the job duties described herein, while the employee recovers from a work-related illness which meets with physician’s clearance to return to work under specific limitations. The work assignment will not be a permanent position, it will be temporary to accommodate the injured worker under doctor's restrictions and time period that may differ from the heavy field work described within. 
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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Requirements: 2 months work experience packing round, vine tomatoes, (within the last two years). Cannot be color blind due to the need to distinguish colors of crops, able to use shears and other agricultural tools, no smoking, illegal drugs, alcohol, or weapons of any sort in the dormitories or work fields. Ability to communicate in English or Spanish is required for training and safety purposes. Experience to be confirmed though written employment verification letters on company letterhead or by the provision of the name and address or telephone number of the reference who can verify the workers experience. The assistance of the referring office in helping the worker provide this information will be appreciated.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
West Coast Tomato Growers, Inc.
Oceanside, CA 92057
Telephone Number:


5780 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057

Job Order Details

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