Careers Fresh Harvest Inc – Fresh Harvest is the premier labor provider, staffing and harvesting company to agriculture industry in the western United States. Our goal is not to just provide labor to our customers, but also to recruit and manage our employees to obtain the highest level of efficiency from the work we do.
We take great pride in specializing as an H-2A labor provider to our customers. By specializing in this area, we are able to fully meet the needs of our customers and their staffing needs. In the following, we inform you regarding the position, requirements and application files needed in submitting the job vacancy.
Field Workers: Berries Machine & Ground Harvest
H-2A and corresponding domestic workers must be available to perform each of the following job activities in connection with the harvesting and farming operations: Field Workers to perform the following duties: Berries machine & ground harvest, transplanting, planting, plant pruning, runner cutting, spacing, trellising, cleaning, culling bad fruit general ranch maintenance / general farm labor, hoeing & hand weeding (long-handled hoe), dispersing predacious insects, shovel work, bed repair/teardown, bird net installation, truck loading, box assembly, loading, sucker removal, pot filling, container irrigation, cart/plant loading, stacker/packer, plant preparation & packing for shipping, plant loading/unloading, plant transplanting, plant spacing, plant dumping, boxing for shipping, cutting sticking, row boss, bench moving, irrigation assembly & installation, plant harvesting, machine operator, forklift driver, tractor driver, time keeper, puncher/QC, loader, other support labor, calvan drivers, prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment, field safety/food safety activities, housing monitor, sanitization activities, and health/wellness monitor.
All activities are conducted in the field. Workers will also perform duties associated with and directly related to strawberry, blueberry, blackberry harvest work, including but not limited to picking and berries in the field for fresh market and freezing/juicing; Prepare freshly harvested crop for shipment; Distinguish quality and ripeness; Pick, and place in tray / packing containers in the field. Strawberry, blueberry, blackberry ground/table crews will not use a machine aid. Pickers will work on a strawberry, raspberry picker machine to aid harvest; working in rows, the worker bends over and picks berries with hands; places the berries in a box and stacks the full boxes on the machine floor, the top of the machine carries the empty boxes; the worker, therefore, does not carry the full boxes to the end of the row. Strawberry, raspberry ground/table crews will not use a machine aid; working in rows, the worker bends over and picks berries with hands; places the berries in a box; walks and carries the box with berries to the packing table located at the end of the row in the field. The worker returns to the row to continue ground harvest.
Workers must stand, sit, crouch, bend, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Workers must be able to listen, understand, and follow instructions of company supervisors and managers. The company’s Employment Arbitration Agreement is set forth in this Clearance Order outlining the procedures to follow in raising concerns to seek their prompt resolution with an option to arbitrate unresolved matters.
Number of Hours Per Week : 35 Work Schedule (Start/End time) : 6:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Wages : $ 17.51 per hour
Additional Wage Information :
Bonus: A discretionary production bonus may apply. Overtime and Benefits: The employer will abide by the required Federal or applicable State laws when paying overtime and benefits to employees performing the listed activities herein.
For job seekers who are interested and in accordance with all the qualifications presented above, please send your job application file to the email address below.