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Job Description

Employment Opportunity
General Farm Laborers/Irrigators wanted November 15, 2019 to August 15, 2020 for Peri & Sons Farms of California, LLC in Firebaugh, CA. There are 3 temporary positions available. Work duties will include, but not be limited to, preparing fields for irrigation by sprinkler or drip delivery system, performing scheduled irrigation of the fields, operating a tractor, as is the norm in growing diversified commodities, and assisting in land preparation and planting/cultivation activities. Workers may be required to perform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation and harvest tasks, weeding or hoeing crops, cleaning and repairing farm buildings, seed beds, bins, grounds, set up and move irrigation pipes and equipment, etc. Workers may transport crops and farm equipment between growing sites and to storage. All other duties assigned under this order will be those duties of Farmworker, Diversified Crops, under the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Classification Code 45-2092.02. Worker must be able to lift and/or move 50 pounds and kneel for long hours. Applicants must have 30 days verifiable experience in irrigation of onions by sprinkler and drip delivery systems and some experience in general agricultural labor practices including weeding, thinning, and harvesting onion crops. The standard work week is 8 hrs per day, Monday-Friday and 5 hrs on Saturday. Hours may vary between 7 to 12 hours daily, 5 to 7 days per week depending on weather. Three quarter of the hours in the contract period are guaranteed. Tools, supplies, equipment provided by employer at no cost to the worker. No cost housing will be provided for individual workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day, no family housing available. Reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be paid by the employer in the paycheck issued for the workers’ first pay period. Hourly rate is $13.92. Overtime rate of pay applies per the CA Wage Order for Agricultural occupations. Higher Hourly Rates and/or Bonuses may be paid to workers depending on prior work experience and job performance. Interested parties should apply to the California Employment Development Department. Reference Job #16792671.

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