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Farm Labor

Gorrill Ranch Durham, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Seeking qualified applicants for farm labor in our rice fields, orchards and shop. This is a full-time, year-round position. A successful candidate will be able to perform the following duties:

Qualifications:

  • Valid drivers license, with driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier
  • Class A drivers desired, but not required
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Ability to work both independently on tasks as directed, and as part of a team

Essential Duties:

  • Operate and maintain various farm machinery as directed by management
  • Perform manual labor maintaining orchards and irrigation
  • Work independently and/or as a team on repair and maintenance projects both in the shop and in the field

Equipment Operation and Maintenance:

  • A successful candidate will have experience operating and maintaining tractors, trucks, trailers and farm implements, or be very willing and able to learn.
  • Much of the winter is spent in the shop on repairs and maintenance of the above equipment

Safety:

Attends and participates in regular safety training, both at the ranch and at various training facilities. Follows safety procedures as outlined in Injury and Illness Protection Plan. Attains certifications as required. Training will include:

  • Confined Space Safety
  • Respirator Use and Fit Testing
  • Heat Illness Prevention
  • Pesticide Safety
  • Forklift Safety
  • Any other training deemed appropriate by management

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Knowledge of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance
  • Knowledge of hand tools, power tools and farm implements
  • Ability to work together with co-workers and management in a team environment to meet tight deadlines

Schedule

  • 10-12 hour days during planting (Spring) and harvest (Fall)
  • We work 6 days a week during planting and harvest (7th day is voluntary)
  • 8 hour days throughout the rest of the year

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (after 6 months)
  • Retirement Plan (after 2 years)
  • Vacation

Gorrill Ranch

Why Work Here?

Positive work environment, competitive pay and great benefits

Address

7935 Midway Durham
Durham, CA
USA

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