Workers will perform duties associated with and directly relating to strawberry harvesting fieldwork, including but not limited: distinguish and harvest strawberries according to size, color, shape, and degree of maturity; ensure that unripe strawberries are not picked; safely and responsibly use any hand tools provided by the employer; understand and adhere to all food safety practices; remove unwanted substances from fruit; place strawberries in designated cartons or crates; pack, close and stack boxes in and around the fields; operate farm machinery as needed; remove damaged and defective fruit and clean ranch worksites. Workers may also engage in other agricultural general labor duties that relate to berry cultivation, such as planting, plant cleanup, weeding, thinning, cutting, plastic removal, removing or running of drip tape, cleaning vegetative growth on plant beds, and other similar agricultural duties. Employees will be working outside on berry growing ranches in variable weather and soil conditions and must frequently work in dirty, wet, or dusty conditions depending upon the season, weather, and growing conditions. Workers may be exposed to sun, wind, mud, dust, heat, cold, low light, plant pollens, insects, snakes, rodents, noxious plants and/or plant materials that have been treated with insect and/or disease control sprays. The employer will provide all necessary equipment without cost to the worker. Each worker shall be responsible for returning all equipment checked out to the worker. Usually, long days may be worked when weather or crop conditions are right. Workers must follow all safety protocols, which includes observing all warning signs, safety bulletins, safety training and posters. The use of protective clothing and footwear may be required, such as closed-toe shoes, masks, hats, gloves, protective sleeves, and jackets, which will provide adequate protection and allow freedom of movement. Workers must adhere to all health and safety rules, including Covid-19 preventative measures, social distancing, usage of masks and other safety directives required by the employer or state law.