Duties may vary from time to time. Foreman may drive or ride Mechanical Harvester. Workers may manually plant, cultivate, harvest, process and pot, blueberry plants. Gather tools needed for specific work being done (picking buckets, fruit lugs, tractor, ATV with harvest trailer, sprayer, pruning shears, water cooler with fresh cups, hoe, shovel, pallet jack, pressure washer, mop, broom, shop vacuum, supplies). Foreman may also drive workers to, from housing, and to the grocery store. Supervisor will be responsible for keeping crew time sheets as well as a record of the number of buckets with blueberries picked daily by crew. Supervisor are required to sign in and out on all records kept. Jobs may include: Loading fruit lugs on Mechanical Picker for harvesting fruit. May ride Mechanical Picker monitoring the lugs as fruit is filling them. Pick debris out of fruit as the lugs are filling with fruit. Lift and stack filled lugs into stacks on Mechanical Picker until picked up by ATV with trailer. Transfer filled lugs on mechanical picker onto ATV with Trailer for transporting fruit out of field. Load fresh fruit lugs onto Mechanical Picker for harvesting. Pressure wash and sanitize Mechanical Picker. Field pickers: Workers will be required to walk in the field and fill 1-gallon buckets with blueberries. Workers may take buckets to field to pick fruit. Place fruit carefully in bucket and place under bush for pickup. May carry filled buckets out of field to processing house. Keep records of number of buckets picked daily. Workers will pick up fruit in buckets or lugs out of field may drive ATV with trailer to field, load filled fruit lugs/buckets onto trailer, and place a top cover over them to get them ready for transporting fruit to processing facility. Transport to processing facility unload and place on pallets. May pick sort and package blueberries in the field. Processing Facility May use wind tunnel, packing machine, or hand pack fruit for process. Use pallet jack to load fruit onto truck/trailer for transportation to drop station/Distribution Center. Load and Unload filled fruit lugs and palletize for wind tunnel. Place into wind tunnel for cooling before entering processing line. Removal from wind tunnel to processing line. Lift and pore fruit onto cleaner and blower. Stand at grading table or conveyer belt for (inspection) of quality fruit. When processing is complete, workers will then load the trailer of berries. Packing machine monitoring for filling fruit into clamshell and clamshell refilling. Packing clamshells of fruit into boxes (flats) for sale. Lift and stack onto pallets. Use pallet jack to load fruit onto truck/trailer for transportation to drop station. Packing house/Processing Facility are part of the farm . Other duties may include: Loading containers of culled fruit for removal from processing building. Build boxes for packing clamshells on packing line. Vacuum, sweep, mop, pressure wash, sanitize, and (clean/sanitize Processing Facility and Equipment) Keep transportation van for workers travel clean of trash. Wash van as needed. Load/Unload Processing Facility packing materials (clam shells, boxes etc.) Pressure wash (clean) lugs/buckets and processing line equipment. Pick up trash/debris around Farm/Housing/Fields. Prune Fruit bushes and remove wood debris from field. Inspect bushes for damage, disease or insect infestation and remove or replace. Pull grass, pulling of weeds, mow grass, trimming of bushes, spread mulch around plants, and disperse fertilizer in fields. Workers will be trained on applying fertilizers and pesticides. Operate and Inspect field irrigation systems, repair and replace as needed. May construct and repair trellises, farm fences, buildings replace damaged posts using wire stretchers, hammers, paint, brushes, etc. Clean, adjust and repair machinery and implements.