Seneca Foods-W1102 Buttercup Ct
Berlin, WI 54923
Field Worker: Transplanting and celery harvest -Plant, cut, bunch and load fresh celery in the field. Cutting is done 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 tote in the field. The process is repeated. Workers may then transport the packed celery to the packing facility to load and unload the celery. The loading and unloading of celery is incidental to and in conjunction with the farming operations.
Irrigation: Workers will pick up, move and place agricultural pipe in furrows for the purpose of irrigating crop.
1 month experience working with celery harvest is required. . Specific requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and able to use hand tools, including cutting knives, and walk in uneven terrain. 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.
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.
See Addendum C.