Central Arizona Farming

Aguila , AZ

Farm Workers #AZ3403195

Central Arizona Farming
Aguila, AZ Full-time
Posted on March 30, 2019

Central Arizona Farming, Inc. seeks 100 workers from May 15, 2019-September 15, 2019 ( Ref. Job Order # AZ3403195 ) for Farmworker positions: Farmworker (Stacking Cartons (Set Off); Cantaloupe Cutter; Cantaloupe Loader; Lemon Drop, Honeydew, Golden Honeydew and Mini Watermelon Cutter; Lemon Drop, Honeydew, Golden Honeydew and Mini Watermelon Grader/ Packer; Lemon Drop, Honeydew, Golden Honeydew and Mini Watermelon Labeler; Lemon Drop, Honeydew, Golden Honeydew and Mini Watermelon Box Maker; Watermelon Cutter; Watermelon Loader; Watermelon Labeler; Watermelon Sorter; Watermelon Packer; Watermelon Pitcher; Packing Facility Packer; Packing Facility Grader; Packing Facility Cleaner; Greenhouse cleaner, Packing Facility Box Maker; Transplanter; Weeding; Plastic Removal/Laying and Disposal; Machine/Equipment Operator; Facility Forklift Operator (Single/Double); Field 10 Pallet Forklift Operator), tractor operator. All worksites located in Tonopah, AZ & Aguila, AZ. Positions are temporary.

Duties include: Lift cartons (approximately 42 lbs) & place on pallet; Walk through field, determine if melon is ripe & cut from vine; Walk in furrow, pick up melons & place on conveyor belt; Retrieve appropriate sized melons, place in carton, & move carton to conveyor belt; Place stickers/labels on melons; Fold un-made cartons into boxes; Stand on platform & direct melons into lane for particular size; Pick up melons from lanes & place melon into appropriate bin for that size; Bend down & retrieve melon & pitch melon to pitcher, forming a chain pitching melons to trailer; Cleaning of packing facility; Box making; Place individual plants in seed holes; Walk through field pulling weeds by hand or hoe; Walk through field turning melons as to not allow spotting; Repair and flush drip tape irrigation lines and perform irrigation functions as directed by foreperson; Operate machinery incl. tractors as directed & trained. Must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours/day (Monday-Friday), 5 hours/day (Saturday), 6 days a week (Monday-Saturday), in all kinds of weather. Work involves frequent bending, walking & standing. Wage offer is $12 per hour in Arizona. Employer guarantees each worker the opportunity of employment for at least ¾ of the workdays of the total period of work contract & all extensions. Tools, supplies & equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their perm residence at end of each work day. Transportation & subsistence expenses to the worksite will be paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract, or earlier.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.