Adam Bros. Farming, Inc.
Santa Maria, CA

Number of Workers Requested:  36

All work is performed in the field on the farm. Field Workers to perform the following duties: Celery Harvest: Field worker to harvest celery, organic and conventional. Cut, bunch, cello bag, pack, and load fresh celery in the field on the farm. Packing is done on harvesting machine by using hands and cutting knife. Employee will bend at the waist and pick off the ground the stalk of celery to be packed. The stalk will be placed in a carton that is on a machine moving through the field next to the employee. Cutting is done 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 cartons, totes, or bins. After celery is packed, the cartons are lifted onto a trailer and placed on pallets. The processes are repeated. Broccoli Harvest: Field workers will harvest broccoli by walking in assigned furrows behind a harvesting machine, selecting size and weight of broccoli heads to be harvested as specified by supervisor. Broccoli harvest workers will bend at the waist, and using a harvest knife, cut the broccoli head from the plant and cut the sides of the broccoli head into a crown shape and place product as directed by supervisor. Harvesting work is repetitive in nature. Workers may also be directed to floret and/or pack broccoli in the field on the farm. Floreting is performed by cutting the crown into smaller florets using a small hand knife. Stalk retention may be simultaneously performed during the floreting process by placing the stalk in a separate container after the crown has been floreted. Broccoli may be bunched with a rubber band and packed into a box or packed naked into a tote for processing in the field on the farm. Packers either or combination of; tie, sort, bag, tape and place into a specified package or carton. Floreting and packing work is repetitive in nature in the field on the farm.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  At last one season (3 months) of prior celery harvest experience. Specific requirements include lifting to 60-65 pounds frequently and able to use hand tools including cutting knives. Work involves bending and working in bent or stooped positions, extensive sitting and/or walking, and repetitive movements.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Adam Bros. Farming, Inc.
Location:  Santa MariaCA 93458
Telephone Number:  +18059250339


Ranch 1: Main Street -Intersection of Block and Road Main Street
Santa Maria, CA 93458
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