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General Farm Workers

Royal Oak Ag Services, Inc.

Watsonville, CA

$19.75 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
*All packing and stacking duties will be performed in the field and on the farm* Commodities to harvest and pack: Raspberries General Farm Workers to perform the following duties: Raspberry Harvester (Ground: Domestic and Export): This position works under close supervision of the harvest crew foreperson. This position safely and efficiently harvests raspberry crop either by ground or with the assistance of a Harvest Pro machine. This position may perform other general labor work (see Weeding job description). All agricultural labor is performed in the field and on the farm. Essential Job Duties: • Harvests fresh, juice and / or freezer depending on grower requests • Properly grades and sorts raspberries according to size and quality • Packages suitable fruit in required packaging container and box • Inspects raspberry fruit for signs of disease and insect manifestation • Discards inferior raspberries onto row floor • Manually plants, transplants, cultivates, weeds (see weeding job description), and thins crop • Reports all safety problems, incidents, and injuries to foreman immediately. • Complies with all Company Policies, including observing appropriate lunch and rest periods. Qualifications: • Overtime Work as needed. • Able to keep up at a reasonable pace with the rest of the crew • Able to read safety signs • Able to perform work up to company standards Physical Requirements: • The employee is constantly required to stand, walk, reach, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, hear and see. • The employee is constantly required to push, pull, lift and carry from 1 lb up to 25 lbs., with occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. • Occasional reaching above shoulder with frequent reaching below shoulder level. • The employee is in constant bending and twisting of the waist, with frequent squatting. Working environment: • The employee is constantly required to work in outside atmospheric weather conditions, uneven ground, and noise, vibration, around hazards such as moving machine parts, equipment, wet rows, wind and dust. • The employee is occasionally required to work under cold temperatures just above freezing and heat.
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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Minimum Job Qualifications: Three months experience in berry harvest is required. Work is performed in open fields and may involve exposure to mud, dust, wind, heat, cold, and other natural elements. Temperatures can range from 30 degrees Fahrenheit to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the period of employment. Workers should come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. No smoking, alcohol, firearms in the field or residential housing. Ability to communicate in English or Spanish is required for training and safety purposes. (i.e. Workers must listen to, understand and follow instructions of Employer supervisors and managers.)
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Royal Oak Ag Services, Inc.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Telephone Number:


E Berry Farms - Bronson — 150 Wagner Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Raspberry harvest/$4.20 per hour plus $3.00 per box (5.2 boxes)/Dimensions: 4 x 10 x 16 inches/ average hourly rate: $19.76
Date Posted: