Transport product, packaging materials, ice, and related supplies from harvesting sites to packing sheds and vice versa.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Shuttle trailers from harvesting site to packing shed and back. Transport packaging materials, ice and other supplies as assigned safely to various field sites. Load trailers and/or Bobtail truck manually with product and follow all safety rules in-house and on public roads. Assist with general farm harvest and other miscellaneous duties as assigned. Must be able and willing to travel out of town for extended periods.
Continuous use of both hands; including grasping, pulling and pushing. Sight, hearing, lifting, standing, climbing stairways, walking and balancing both feet on even and uneven surfaces, bending, twisting, crawling, stooping, kneeling, reaching forward, reaching overhead, reaching below shoulder, wrist turning, neck turning. Must be able to lift up to 65 lbs
Previous truck driving experience with manual transmission is preferred. Must be able to drive double trailers. Ability to read field tickets. Strength and ability to safely maneuver a diesel truck pulling a set of loaded trailers. Must have the ability to travel, 5 month out of the year, as required to: Yuma, Coachella and Westmorland. Must have a valid California Class A driver’s license with a clean DMV driving record and have own transportation with acceptable insurance. Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen, physical and functional capacity evaluation.