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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Field Workers (celery/kale/chards 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:
19
Job Duties:
Field worker to harvest celery, organic and conventional. Cut, bunch, pack, and load fresh celery in the field on the farm. 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 and trims the outer stalks from the stalk to prepare it to be packed into a cartons, totes, or bins. The process is repeated. Worker responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard. Lettuce/Cabbage 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. Field worker to harvest bulk lettuce. Cut and core fresh iceberg lettuce in the field. Cutting and coring is done on a harvesting belt using hands and a cutting/coring knife. Using a coring knife and bending at the waist, the employee cuts the lettuce from the root, trims the outer leaves, cores the center of the lettuce with a knife and places on belt. The process is repeated, workers are responsible for cleaning of equipment. Chards/Kale/Collard Greens Harvest- Field worker to harvest chards/kale/collard greens. Cutting is done by kneeling on beds next to a machine or without a machine. The employee determines the size and quality of the product to be harvested. Then, using a harvesting hand knife, the employee cuts the appropriate amount of product from its roots, cleans by hand the defective leaves and trims the stems. The product may then be tied, sleeved or banded before being packed or placed into a box/tote or placed on a belt. The cartons or totes have a specific count or weight requirement. Once product is harvested, the employee will cut remaining plant growth down to dirt level, allowing clean regrowth. Cilantro/Parsley Harvest- Field worker to harvest cilantro/parsley. Cutting is done by kneeling on beds next to a machine or without a machine. The employee determines the size and quality of the product to be harvested. Then, using a harvesting hand knife, the employee cuts the appropriate amount of product from its roots, cleans by hand the defective leaves and trims the stems. The product is then tied, sleeved or banded before being packed or placed into a box/tote or placed on a belt. The cartons or totes have a specific count or weight requirement. 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. Machine set up- On the farm, workers 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. Crew Lead- Team Leaders will additionally be responsible for checking quality, filling out paperwork, and receiving order for production. May clock in other workers. Packing will be performed in the field. Crew Leads will be under direct supervision of First Line Supervisors. Agricultural Equipment Operator- Tractor drivers will drive and control tractors in fields. Sanitation worker- Cleans, pressure washes, and moves restrooms on farms/fields. Sanitation worker- Cleans, pressure washes, and moves restrooms on fields
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:
1
Special Requirements:
All workers must have at least 1 month 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:
Coultas- Home Scarlett- 5013 W Gonzalez Rd, Oxnard, CA 93036

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24128-968493
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Conventional Celery: 1/2 Box Regular $0.60 Piece Rate Crew Incentive Rate, Unit of Measure: Carton 18 in L x 10 in W x 14 in H, 14 in L x 10 in W x 8 in H,23 in L x 15 in W x 14 in H
Date Posted:
5/28/2024

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