Orchard Clean-Up Worker in Captain Cook, HI

Hawaiian Host Group

Are you known for exceeding expectations? Do you embrace the Spirit of Hawai‘i? Then please keep reading because we’re looking for people like you at Hawaiian Host Group.

Who are we? Hawaiian Host Group (HHG) is a leading Hawai‘i-based consumer goods company with a portfolio of brands that includes Hawaiian Host®, Mauna Loa®, MacFarms®, KOHO®, and Royal Hawaiian Orchards®. Sold in over 23 countries, HHG produces a suite of products ranging from flavored macadamia nuts to artisan chocolates, and macadamia milk-based ice cream. Our dedicated team of Hosts of Hawai‘i is spread across its headquarters in Honolulu and offices in Hilo, Kona, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. HHG has manufacturing plants in Honolulu and Kea‘au, as well as Hawai‘i’s largest single macadamia farm.

We are an excited team of people that all have one vision in common: sharing the Spirit of Hawai‘i with the world. Expect camaraderie, product tastings, and other (virtual and in-person) events that make our culture unique. And more importantly, know that your work contributes to our purpose; to make the Islands’ future flourish. We do this through our Takitani foundation that grants scholarships to deserving local students, our solar farm on the Big Island, and other social & environmental initiatives.

That’s enough about us for now, we’d love to learn more about you. Read the job description below and let us know if you’re interested. We can’t wait to meet you!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Responsible for picking up all the unacceptable nuts after the Nut Pickers have hand harvested the sound crop.
Must be able to collect this from the ground in 35-pound bags.
Must fill bag to proper level with unwanted nuts.
Must account for daily productions with numbered tags.
Performs other work-related duties as needed.
Must follow all company safety standards and procedures.
Regular attendance is required for the position.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Must have the physical agility and strength to work in a squatted or stooped position for at least eight (8) hours.
Must have vision (eyesight) strong enough to distinguish nuts from rocks.
Must have adequate finger dexterity to grasp round nuts that are ¾ to 1 ½ inches in diameter.
Must be able to work outdoors in variable weather conditions including but not limited to bright sun and light rain.
Outdoor temperatures may range from 55-90 degrees Fahrenheit.
Must be able to carry at least thirty-five (35) pounds for short distances.
Must be able to walk on rocky hillside ground.
Must have good communication skills and be able to follow verbal/written instructions.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.
Will be required to complete a thirty (30) day probation period.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Seldom: N/A
Occasional: N/A
Frequent: Squatting; stooping; crouching; kneeling; pushing; pulling; standing; walking; sitting; climbing; bending; forward reaching; twisting; side bending; overhead reach; grasping; use of hands, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; ability to lift 35 lbs., ability to push and pull 35 lbs., and talk or hear.
Constant: Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:

Seldom: N/A
Occasional: N/A
Frequent: The position requires talking to co-workers; responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers; receiving verbal instruction; receiving written instruction.
Constant: This position requires receiving verbal instructions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1) While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an outdoor environment and is exposed to outdoor weather conditions as well as to intense degree of noise, vibration, dust, and dirt when plant is in operation.
2) The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Hearing protection is required in areas where noise level is relatively high.

Hawaiian Host Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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