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Foothill Packing, Inc.

King City, CA

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  33
Field Workers (Mix-Green/Red leaf, Green/Red butter, Red/Green Romaine, Organic Romaine) Parsley, Italian Parsley, Cilantro, Organic Cilantro, (Kale- Organic Kale Collard Greens,) Beets, Leeks, Radish, Spinach, Frisee, Endive, Escarole, Napa, Bok Choy, Fennel, Red/Green Cabbage, and Agricultural Equipment Operators Parsley, Italian Parsley, Cilantro, Spinach, are harvested in the field. Cutting is done by kneeling on beds next to a machine or without a machine. Under the direction of the field Supervisors, employee determines the size and quality of the product to be harvest. Then using a harvesting hand knife, the employee cuts the appropriate amount of product from its roots and cleans by hand the defective leaves and trims the stems. The product is then tied, sleeved or banded. The product is then either packed or placed into a box/tote or placed on a belt. Cartons or totes have a specific count or weight requirement. Beets, Leeks, & Radish, are harvested in the field. Employees walk along uneven furrows, bending and pulling beets, radishes, & leeks by the tops, removing excess dirt, selecting size and quality under the direction of the supervisor. The beets, leeks, and radishes are then tied together according to individual sizes. The bunched beats, leeks, and radishes are then placed on either a table or belt. Beets and leeks are then placed into a carton or tote. Cartons or totes have specific count of bunches and or weight requirement. Cartons or totes have a specific count or weight requirement. Kale: are harvested in the field. Employees walk along uneven furrows next a machine, stripping the desired leaves from the plant and either placing them on a belt loose or taking a specific amount of the leaves and tying them together. Bunches are then either placed on a table or belt to be packed into a carton or tote. Cartons or totes have specific count of bunches and or weight requirements. Kale plants are then stripped by hand of the undesirable leaves. Leaves are discarded onto ground. The cartons or totes for the product is constructed by unfolding and bending the material as designed to form a box. Cartons and totes are then stacked on pallets on a trailer or deck of harvester. Process is repeated. Cartons and totes with product can weigh up to 50 lbs each. Empty pallets can weigh up to 95 lbs each.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  1
Special Requirements:  Must have 1-month work experience with the produce as defined in this application including harvest work. Specific requirements include lifting 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 bending and working in bent or stooped positions. Must be able to walk on uneven ground and stand up extensively. No smoking, alcohol, firearms in field or housing.
Number of Hours Per Week:  35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  5:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Foothill Packing, Inc. SA-15
Location:  Salinas, CA 93905
Telephone Number:  +18317841453

Worksite Address:

(Fixed-site grower: Sabor Farms LLC) Alves Ranch Metz Rd, King City, CA 93930


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