Agricultural Equipment Operators: Workers will safely operate tractor and other farm vehicles as directed.
Land Preparation and Maintenance: Land preparation consists of several job duties, farm equipment such as back hoe, tractor, tiller, excavator, etc. maybe required. Job duties include but are not limited to:
Digging out and cleaning ditches/canals
Mowing harvesting beds/ditches/canal areas
Building walking areas
Herbicide applications/Salt amendments
Controlling and hand pulling weeds in harvesting beds
Laying and repairing irrigation pipes
Removing and Repairing greenhouses
General Farm Labor
Hourly work may include different tasks of general farm labor such as: leveling beds, pulling weeds, cleaning ditches, planting, managing algae control in field and lab area, managing harvest totes during machine harvesting of watercress, arugulas, pea tendrils and other crops, scouting for insects, tractor spraying, repairing pvc irrigation lines, solid fertilization, regulating water, assuming harvest boxes, machine harvesting and washing harvest totes, tractor bedding, burning, mowing, scratching, loading/unloading plants, driving trucks with harvested produce or totes from the field to the pack house.
Instructions in proper procedures for each of these jobs will be provided in training.
Workers are responsible for following the recommendations of supervisors in performing these tasks.
Equipment and tools
The following items will be provided to the employee as necessary to do work assigned. There will be no charge for items given to the employee the first time. Any worn out or damaged items must be returned to the farm manager and they will be replaced at no charge to the employee (all replacements are limited).
Any items lost or abused will be charged to the employee at the actual purchase cost to the company. Any items charged to the employee will be deducted from employees paycheck.