Mendoza Bros. Harvesting
Santa Maria, CA
H2A Available Jobs
Number of Workers Requested: 44
Mendoza Bros. Harvesting. (also referred to herein as “MBH” “Employer” or “Company”) is headquartered in Santa Maria, California (2771 Santa Maria Way Suite A, Santa Maria, CA, 93455 Phone: (805) 720-9888. The employer has designated this as the Application site. MBH is a registered Farm Labor Contractor. California Tax ID: 041-3923-4 MBH seeks certification for 44 workers. The total number of workers is 46. These numbers are estimates as total workforce needs are dependent upon weather, crop conditions, and worker availability. Field Worker: Cutter/Packer (Strawberries, Transplant, and Irrigation) All packing duties will be completed in the field and on the farm. Harvest/Packer to perform the following duties: Under the general supervision of the Harvest Foreperson, the worker effectively cuts or picks product of the correct quality, size and weight for the correct packs. Effectively pack or package by hand a wide variety of produce in the correct packs. Harvest activities include use sharp picking knives, standing and kneeling on ground to pick fruit • Continual visual examination of product to determine if product is right for harvesting. • Use hands and arms to handle product. • Place commodity into appropriate packing box. • Place completed packed product onto moving equipment such as conveyors. • Mark cartons by using marking tools. • Examine and inspect containers, packaging material, and product to ensure that packing specifications are met. • Harvest product by hand, and/or using a harvest knife. • Continual bending to reach product. • Walk throughout shift on uneven ground and in leafy rows with debris. • Ensure that all food safety policies are followed. • Ensure that all safety procedures are followed to reduce the risk of any type of injury to either the employee or others. • Reports all safety problems, incidents, and injuries to Harvest Foreperson immediately. • Comply with all Company Policies. Transplanting: Effectively aid in the transplanting of fields. Employee will work under the general supervision of the Harvest Foreperson. • Continual visual examination of transplants to determine if plants are healthy for transplanting. • Use hands and arms to handle transplants and transplant trays. • Remove transplants from trays and place into transplanting receptacles. • Hand transplant bare root plants by placing plants in pre-punched holes in the ground. • Sit and at times stand on transplanting machine or walk throughout shift on uneven ground. • Ensure that all food safety policies are followed. • Ensure that all safety procedures are followed to reduce the risk of any type of injury to either the employee or others.
Experience Required: Yes
Months of Experience Required: 3
Special Requirements: 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. 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.
Number of Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 7:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Company Name: Mendoza Bros Harvesting Inc.
Location: Santa Maria, CA 93455
Telephone Number: +18057209888
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