Agro-Cargo, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Yuma, Arizona
This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3947446 Lettuce Harvester/Farmworker:Worker Will perform various duties associated with the growing and processing of lettuce. Duties may include movement and set up of irrigation equipment, weed removal within and around the designated fields. Workers will be required to cut lettuce with a special knife(stainless steel 7.25-inch blade) with plastic handle. Foreman will instruct workers daily on the size of the product that must be cut. Worker will cut vegetable away from the root, wrap product with plastic wrap and/or box the product according to foreman specifications. Worker shall have the ability to build carton boxes and stack them in specified areas. Worker will be required to walk and stand from 6 to 12 hours a day, repetitive hand and wrist movement,reach objects and stretch their body, constant bending over, walking, or sitting, and the ability to lift 50 lbs. Worker will be walking in different soil conditions in the field, using proper tools, which will be provided by employer at no cost to the worker, and will work with an average 25 other workers per unit. Work environment noise is generally moderate to loud. Moderate to cold climate, should be prepared to dress appropriately. At times when work is slow, worker will be asked to clean around his area, and discard any product that has fallen off theconveyor and will no longer be used for consumption. At times you might be asked to help your coworkers. Worker must follow all rules of operation and safety regulations. All regulations to be posted on bulletin board for workers. At end of day/shift, worker will beasked to turn in all equipment to the foreman and clean his/her area of work for the day. Workers will be asked to remain in position until the last box is off the conveyor belt and all boxes are stacked appropriately. Throughout the workday worker is required to communicate and listen to foreman, and coworkers in order to maintain a steady workflow.