Plant, cultivate, harvest, grade and pack collards, kale, turnips, mustard, cilantro, cabbage, green beans, sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, onions, broccoli, pumpkins, hard squash, yellow squash, and zucchini by hand or machine.
Pre-harvest duties include tilling soil, planting, re-planting, cultivating, weeding, using shears, knives and other various cultivation tools. Install irrigation equipment, including laying and connecting pipes and hoses. Dig and maintain irrigation ditches, field roads and right-of-ways. Install or remove items required in plasticulture. Install or remove stakes, wire, netting or string using hammers, wire clippers and other tools. Remove or clean plant debris or vines from ground or trellises. Train vines or plants on strings or trellises. Harvest produce using tools such as knives, clippers and shears. Bunch, bundle, band, and tie harvested product. Operate agricultural equipment to plow, harrow, plant, cultivate, or harvest crops. Grade, sort, wash, select, label or pack harvested products into bags or boxes. Ice greens. Crops may be harvested and field packed or packed in the shed. Assemble cartons, crates and containers using hand tools. Stack boxes onto pallets, transport vehicles, or trailers. Count and check harvested products. Clean and maintain all grounds and facilities. Workers who apply for and obtain an FLC or FLC employee certificate of registration with driving authorized by the USDOL Wage and Hour Division during the employment period may transport workers and may be offered additional work hours. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies.
Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.
Employer attests that it has sent (or will promptly send) original surety bond to CNPC.
Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a workers Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time.
Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. These periods can occur anytime throughout the season. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and different tasks on different days.
TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a two day introductory period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the introductory period if the workers performance fails to satisfy the employers reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the two day introductory period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employers recruitment period.