• Full Time
  • Salinas, CA
  • June 30, 2022

Website foothillpacking Foothill Packing Inc.

Quality product, fast service.

Payroll Specialist

Our Company

We are an established Company with operations in Brawley, Coachella, Salinas Valley, and Santa Rosa California, and Yuma, Arizona. We pride ourselves with providing agricultural labor, custom harvesting, and operational support to our customers with an emphasis of enhancing value to our farmers’ all while maintaining safety, quality, and innovation in mind. Our team is incredibly dedicated, pioneering, abides by integrity and is our number one asset.

Your Role

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for ensuring that our employees receive accurately and timely paychecks, audit and verify all time keeping records of employees’ hours worked, as well as any deductions or withholdings required to comply with state and federal laws. This position is also responsible for processing time sheets for input into a computerized payroll system, in a high volume with high demand on accuracy.

Your Impact:

  • Maintain payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information prior to processing payroll.
  • Answer payroll related questions and requests.
  • Carry out payroll processes by following policies and procedures and providing recommendations.
  • Maintain employee confidence in payroll and abide by confidentiality.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing respective tasks and collaborating with other team members given Company needs.
  • Review attendance reports for accuracy and prepare weekly payroll packets.
  • General filing.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical/numerical capabilities and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Must be able to perform data entry with minimal errors.
  • Must have attention to detail, maintain confidentiality, and ensure thoroughness.
  • Must have strong analytical, numerical, and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Must be able to communicate, read and write proficiently in both English and Spanish.
  • Must have prior knowledge of office methods, practices, and equipment.
  • Must have initiative to develop new procedures to enhance payroll proficiencies.
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office, primarily Word and Excel.
  • Have the ability to utilize 10-key by touch.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.

Education and Experience

  • At minimum, a high school diploma is required.
  • At least 1 year of payroll experience in agriculture preferred, that would provide the level of knowledge and ability required for the position.


  • May requires working outside normal business hours and weekends.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Light to moderate lifting (up to 40 pounds).
  • Reaching, stooping, pulling, pushing and manual dexterity.
  • Operating a computer, calculator, copier, and keyboard involves repetitive hand arm movement.
  • Must be able to handle multi-tasks and work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Must get along with others, providing excellent customer service within all service levels of the organization.


Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Office


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Salinas, CA 93905: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Payroll: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Spanish (Preferred)
  • English (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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