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Published on Feb 26 2024

Field Worker

$19.75  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Mar 11, 2024 to Nov 30, 2024

Employer

Home: Old Stage Rd., Zabala Rd.

Salinas , CA 93908
United States

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Job description

Field Workers to perform the following duties: All work is performed in the field.

Field Worker (Organic and Conventional): Anise, Beets, Broccoli, Butter Leaf, Celery, Chard, Cilantro, Collard Greens, Dill, Green Leaf, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Red Leaf, Romaine, Romaine Hearts, Spinach, Spring Mix to perform the following duties:

The harvest crews will cut, pick, bag, and pack Organic and Conventional: Anise, Beets, Broccoli, Butter Leaf, Celery, Chard, Cilantro, Collard Greens, Dill, Green Leaf, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Red Leaf, Romaine, Romaine Hearts, Spinach, Spring Mix.

Field worker to harvest both conventional and organic garden vegetables in the field (Anise, Beets, Chard, Collard Greens, Dill, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Mustard Greens, Parsley).  Cutting is done by hand using a cutting knife.  Using a harvesting hand knife and sitting on the ground, the employee cuts the vegetable from the roots and trims damaged/poor quality outer leaves, bunches with a twist tie, and packs 12-24 bunches into a carton or tote. If the vegetables are very muddy, they will rinse the product with water hoses attached on a small harvesting machine.  The process is repeated.  Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard.

Field worker to harvest both conventional and organic iceberg lettuce & mix lettuce (spring mix, green leaf, red leaf, spring mix & butter). 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, tote or bin. The process is repeated. Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard.

Special Requirements

Minimum Job Qualifications:
1 month of experience in vegetable harvest in any of the commodities listed.

Specific requirements include lifting up to 50 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.

Employer Contact Info

+18316763833

[email protected]

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