• Full Time
  • Salinas


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OUTSTANDING BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Long Term Disability coverage, along with retirement benefit 401K (with employer match), Vacation, and Sick leave.

PrimusLabs is seeking a food sampler, used to walking several acres in the produce fields, to join our team-oriented environment of food professionals in Salinas, CA and Yuma, AZ areas. The position will move with the growing seasons of the Arizona and California produce. The position’s home base will be in Salinas, CA. This position requires attendance in Salinas, CA for approximately 6-7 months out of the year, and in Yuma, AZ 5-6 months (housing & per diem provided while in Yuma, AZ). Salinas’ season is typically April through November. Training is provided. For insurance purposes, 21 years of age or older with a clean DMV record required. Company vehicle with company insurance and company phone are provided. Must have open availability to work any of the following schedules: early mornings, late evenings, weekends, holidays and/or overtime.

About Us: For over three decades, PrimusLabs has been providing service to the fresh produce sector in food safety audits and food testing. We offer the most extensive range of microbiological testing services available to agricultural and other food industries. We test products produced both domestically and abroad. PrimusLabs is a private, independent laboratory comprised of multiple nationally recognized laboratories throughout North America.


  • Ability and desire to work outdoors during inclement weather conditions on a regular basis
  • Able to work long hours and overtime
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, carry (up to 35 pounds) over a variety of terrain
  • Ability to walk long distances (several acres in the course of a day)
  • Ability to transition with the growing seasons (6-7 months working in Salinas, Ca. and 5-6 months working in Yuma, Az.). Length of time can vary depending on growing season.
  • Map skills (can read maps/GPS coordinates and find fields in remote areas)
  • Previous experience in an agricultural related field (walking fields) desired
  • Current personal auto insurance, and a clean DMV record
  • Dependable, trustworthy, self-motivated, strong work ethic, quick to learn
  • Organizational & time management skills

General Duties:

  • Produce field & facility sampling for the local/Yuma areas with GPS tracking (15 to 60 GPS points per acre dependent on protocol)
  • Sample according to company Standard Operating Procedures
  • Availability when needs arise
  • Company vehicle and insurance provided. Company vehicle and equipment maintained and kept clean
  • Efficiently strategizing work day
  • Detail and correctness of paperwork
  • Communication with client field and Dispatch staff

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


produce field: 1 year (Required)


English (Preferred)
Spanish (Preferred)


Driver’s License (Required)

Willingness to travel:

50% (Required)

Work Location: In person

Health insurance

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