Perform manual labor to plant, cultivate, and harvest Cabbage, watermelons, pumpkins and other Vegetable crops. Duties include tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning, applying fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides. Set up and operate irrigation equipment, clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Monitor crops-determine harvest-ready vegetables , identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Record crop information such as pesticide use and harvest yield. Cleaning, packing, and loading of harvested products. Duties may include field preparation, set up and maintain irrigation systems, preform hand cultivation activities such as planting seeds, plugs, thinning, weeding, and hoeing in the field. May load and unload supplies, boxes, containers, etc. Load and unload produce during harvest. Farm maintenance repairing fences and farm buildings. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize the soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. Operate, repair, and maintain farm vehicles, implements, mechanical equipment, and power tools. Operates, repairs, and maintains farm vehicles (tractor, ATV, trucks, vans, and UTV) implements, mechanical equipment, and power tools. Assist in loading trucks with the product. Job duties vary during the contract period due to crop or market conditions. Workers are given specific instructions given for each days work. The job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable.
Sanitation Requirements: When hand harvesting crops for human consumption, it is critical that all workers follow food and common personal safety sanitary practices at all times. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies. Employees are required to wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water before entering or reentering the field for harvest activities.
Dionisio prohibits the unlawful use or possession, distribution, dispensation and manufacture of controlled substance, other illicit drugs and alcohol in the work place, housing and any other location owned, leased or being used by Dionisio and in connection with any Dionisio sponsored activities.
Post-employment drug tests paid for by employer.