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Published on Nov 27 2021

Field Laborer

$13.67  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Oct 25, 2021 to Apr 11, 2022

Employer

Gila K Ranch: 32°38'40.80"N 114°40'16.52"W
Yuma, AZ 85365
United States

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Job description

Field Worker Head Lettuce (Iceberg), Bulk Lettuce (Iceberg) Romaine, Red Leaf, Green Leaf, Organic Romaine, Celery, Organic Celery, Romaine Hearts, Organic Romaine Hearts, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Spinach, Cilantro, to perform the following duties:.

Field worker to harvest both conventional and organic green leaf, red leaf &, romaine. Cut, bag, pack, and load fresh product 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, bag, tote or bin. The process is repeated. Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard. Worker is also responsible for operating Tractors and machines used to perform this task.

Field worker to harvest romaine, organic romaine, head lettuce (iceberg), organic romaine hearts, and romaine hearts. Cut, bag, pack, and load fresh product 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. Worker is also responsible for operating Tractors and machines used to perform this task.

Field worker to harvest celery and organic celery. Cut, bunch, pack, and load fresh celery 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 stalk from the roots and trims the outer stalks from the stalk to prepare it to be packed into a carton, tote or bin. Worker is also responsible for operating Tractors and machines used to perform this task. The process is repeated. Worker responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard. Worker is also responsible for operating tractors and machines used to perform this task.

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.

Field Worker to harvest spinach & cilantro. 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 leafs and trims the stems. The product is then either 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.

Field worker to harvest organic broccoli, broccoli, cauliflower, and organic cauliflower. Cut, trim, bag, pack, and load fresh broccoli and cauliflower 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. Tying cauliflower. Worker is responsible for cleaning of equipment and maintenance of yard. Worker is also responsible for operating Tractors and machines used to perform this task.

Special Requirements

1 month of experience in any of the commodities listed. Specific requirements include lifting up to 50-65 pounds frequently and being 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. 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.

Employer Contact Info

+8058636044

[email protected]

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