Fresh Harvest, Inc.
Santa Paula, CA

H2A Available Jobs

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: Flower Harvester, General Farm Labor, General Ranch Maintenance, Row Boss, Tractor Driver, CalVan Driver, Sanitization activities, and Health/Wellness Monitor to perform the following duties: Under the direction of a crew supervisor, worker pulls or uses a sharp knife to cut required amount of crop; worker then shakes bunch vigorously to dislodge dirt and dead leaves. Worker then trims and secures with a rubber or wire band and places harvested bunches in a pile. Worker must correct bunch count for product being harvested. Worker will collect counted bunches, place into basket and load baskets into truck. Worker will harvest in a safe, effective manner obeying all work and safety rules, being observant of moving equipment, slip and trip hazards and other potentially dangerous situations, reporting some to supervisors. Worker will report all injuries: use safety procedures while sharpening knives and performing job. May be assigned other jobs by supervisor. Row Crop Harvester: Under the direction of a crew supervisor, pulls or uses sharp knife to cut required amount of crop; shakes bunch vigorously to dislodge dirt and dead leaves; trims and secures with a rubber or wire band; and places bunches in a pile. Makes correct bunch count for product being harvested. Will collect counted bunches, place in baskets and load basket onto truck. Will harvest in a safe, effective manner obeying all work and safety rules, being observant of moving equipment, slip and trip hazards, and other potentially dangerous situations, reporting same to supervisor. Will report all injuries; use safety procedures while sharpening knives and performing job. May be assigned other jobs by supervision. Essential Job Functions: To safely and efficiently harvest row crops. To bunch, band, collect in baskets and stack on truck row crops harvested. Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Knowledge of and ability to harvest row crops. Knowledge of and ability to use and maintain row crop harvesting equipment. Ability to harvest row crops while working in a stooped position for extended periods of time, working on rough ground in inclement weather conditions. Ability to lift basket weighing up 50 pounds onto truck bed. Ability to meet production standards. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Job Hazards: May be exposed to slip and trip hazards, strains, sharp objects, inclement weather, dust and other airborne materials and moving equipment. Tractor Driver: The tractor driver inspects the tractor and levels of oil before operating it. The driver hauls bathrooms and/or trailer to move bunches of flowers. They also use Disc implement to perform multiple passes on the field working the soil. Row Boss: The Row Boss is the Foreman’s assistant. (The Row Boss is not a Foreman, Supervisor, or Crew Leader) Ensures that the workers are doing their exercises, washing their hands and carrying out their work. Assists the Foreman with the scanning of the workers and also scans the individual bins of each worker. Fills out documentation for Food Safety, Production and Quality Control. Over the course of the day does quality control reviews and constantly checks that the workers are using the sack and ladder properly. Checks the product so people do not damage the product during the harvesting. In general, works under the Foreman and Crew Leaders but has no supervisory or personnel authority such as hiring, firing, training, or personnel review. General Ranch Laborer: Workers may occasionally and/or sporadically preform duties associated with and directly related to the primary duties such as Weeding, irrigation, drape tape removal.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  1
Special Requirements:  1 month of experience in harvesting flowers. Written verification of experience is required. 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.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Fresh Harvest, Inc.
Location:  HeberCA 92249
Telephone Number:  +17603525212

Worksite

Address:
Joseph & Sons, Inc. – Telegraph Farm: 12738 W Telegraph Rd.
Santa Paula, CA 93060

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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