Gil's Trucking

Job Description
  1. Company Name – Gil’s Trucking, LLC
  1. How applicants can apply (fax, email, mail, in person) – Applicants should thoroughly familiarize themselves with the job specifications and the terms and conditions of employment before contacting the employer or seeking a referral.  Only workers meeting all the qualifications for Employment, who are eligible (i.e. work authorized), able, willing and qualified to perform the work, with or without reasonable accommodations, who are eligible for employment in the United States, and who will be available at the time and place needed, should contact or be referred to the employer.

Walk-in applicants whose pre-employment paperwork was completed at the time of hire must have a valid identity document when they report to work.  No worker will be considered to have completed the hiring process, nor be permitted to start work, and/or occupy Company-provided housing, without completing (the pertinent sections of) an I-9 Form and presenting required documentation of identity and employment eligibility within the legally required time frames.  Although the job holding office is not required to verify employment authorization documentation, the Employer requests that the Employment Service staff apprise applicants that they will be required to provide documentary proof of work authorization to the Employer.

Walk-in applications will be accepted at:

Address:                     348 John Street, Salinas, CA 93901
Phone number:           (928) 304-2583

Referral Contact:        Lorena Gil, HR Manager
Rosa Isela Ceniceros
Office Manager
(928) 488-1213

Contact hours are Monday thru Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 3: 00 p.m. (“Regular Business Hours”), except on federal holidays.  The employer will interview applicants by phone and in-person by appointment.  Gate or walk-in traffic during Regular Business Hours may request an application and schedule an appointment for a phone or in person interview.  Applicants, State Workforce Agency Personnel, Walk-ins, Gate Hires, etc. may call for an interview during Regular Business Hours or call for an application and submit the completed application to Gils Trucking c/o Rosa Ceniceros, 3680 Chaparral Way, Yuma, AZ 85365; Phone number: (928) 488-1213.  If a Job Service Office will be referring several applicants at the same time, it is requested that the employer be advised in advance so that sufficient time may be allowed to schedule interviews.  Applicants will be interviewed in person or by telephone and job offers will be extended to qualified, eligible applicants.

Applicants and referrals will not be considered to have applied until a properly completed and signed application is provided to the employer.

  1. Application Comments – This job order is filed in connection with the filing of an H-2B application for temporary employment certification with the U.S. Department of Labor.


  1. Main Address – 3680 Chaparral Way, Yuma, Arizona 85365
  1. Mailing Address (city, state, zip) – Same as #5
  1. Worksite Address (if different from company address, please also provide mailing address if different) – 348 John Street, Salinas, CA 93901: Workers will drive to various cooler/packing sheds in the Salinas Valley area comprising of one area of intended employment: 50 miles each way with the primary truck location at 348 John Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

Contact Info:

  1. Telephone Number – (928) 488-1213
  1. Fax Number – (928) 627-1054
  1. Contact Person Name and Title: Victor H Gil Martinez, Dispatcher
  1. Email Address:

Job Details:

  1. Title of job opening/ONET code & ONET title – 16 positions needed for temporary full-time employment; Title job opening: Truck Drivers; ONET code: 53-3032; ONET title: Heavy and Tractor – Trailer Truck Drivers
  1. Contact Dates (beginning and end of contract) – April 1, 2021 until November 30, 2021.  If, before the expiration date specified in the job order, the services of a worker are no longer required for reasons beyond the control of the employer due to fire, weather, other Act of God, or similar, unforeseeable man-made catastrophic event, the employer may terminate the job order with written approval of the Certifying Officer, and will make efforts to transfer the workers to comparable employment, or if transfer is not effected, provide return transportation for the worker as specified in the regulations.
  1. What goods, or services, does your company produce/provide and NAICS code – Trucking of Agricultural Commodities; NAICS code: 484110
  1. Number of Employees in company – 22
  1. Does the company have a Federal contract requiring job openings to be listed with the Department of Labor (yes/no) – No
  1. Are you ADA Compliant (yes/no) – Yes
  1. Number of Job Openings – 16
  1. Minimum Education required – None
  1. Minimum years of experience required – 2 years heavy truck driving exp.
  1. Special Software/Hardware skills needed (yes/no, if yes please list) – No
  1. Whether job offered is Full-Time, Part-Time, Regular or Temporary – Temporary, full-time employment
  1. Work Schedule – The drivers will work staggering shifts of 8-12 hours Monday through Friday, and five hours on Saturday. The shift schedules vary in start time and end time. The work schedules have a start time of 5:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. and an end of time 1:00-5:00 p.m. or 3 -7:00 p.m. (depending on start time). Saturday and Sunday work may apply subject to California wage and hour rules.
  1. Total Hours per week – 35 hours per week.  Compensable overtime each week applies.
  1. Salary Range: $23.01/hr.
  1. Salary Comments – Workers will be paid no less than $23.01 per hour.  Workers will be paid weekly by check.  Overtime hours may vary, depending on weather or other conditions, and workers may be exempt from overtime under the Motor Carrier Exemption. Non-exempt overtime hours will be paid at $34.52 per hour.  The Employer will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due.  The Employer will make all deductions from the worker’s paycheck required by law.
  1. Is this job accessible by public transportation (yes/no) –  Yes.
  1. Other hiring requirements: Yes/no, if yes please list: – Yes; Truck drivers must be able to drive commercial trucks with 2 years truck driving experience.  Each worker is expected to drive vehicles efficiently and safely through all types of roadways. Workers must be able to operate tractors, trailers, semi-trailers, and have adequate knowledge to make minor adjustments or repairs to these vehicles. Must have a CDL or equivalent license, pass a required driver’s license background check, and mandated drug and alcohol test. Truck drivers must have and maintain a suitable driving record and be ensured by the employer’s insurance company. Physical Demands: This job will entail extensive sitting, and repetitive movement.  Daily travel to various locations in the Salinas, CA area (Monterey County)
  1. Other Hiring Benefits: Yes/No, if yes please list  – None

Job Duties/Job Description –Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) to transport fresh produce – lettuce, cabbage, coriander, and spinach. Hauling of product is from field to cooler. May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers’ license. Workers must be able to operate tractors, trailers, semi-trailers, and have adequate knowledge to make minor adjustments or repairs to these vehicles. Must have a CDL or equivalent license, pass a required driver’s license background check, and mandated drug and alcohol test. Truck drivers must have and maintain a suitable driving record and be ensured by the employer’s insurance company.
Truck drivers will haul harvested crops from fields/groves to designated processing and packing facilities. The driving and hauling will consist driving the semi-tractor to the area of intended employment contained in this application, attaching the tractor trailer and driving the tractor trailer to the processing or packing facilities identified. In addition, truck drivers may be required to place empty trailers in the fields/groves and/or relocate trailers throughout the designated worksites contained herein.
Truck drivers must accurately and efficiently identify the geographic location of the assigned pickup and delivery sites by using aids such as verbal direction, maps, and other aids.
Follow respect and abide by all local, state, and federal regulations and traffic laws pertaining to functions of driver of the company’s vehicles.
Truck drivers are responsible for pre-trip inspection of truck every morning and inspection of every trailer hooked to during the course of a day. An inspection form will be provided for this procedure and must be turned in daily with the driver’s log. Truck drivers must report all faulty or dangerous equipment that would prevent safe operation of the vehicle to dispatcher or other management personnel immediately.
Operate the vehicle in a manner consistent with responsible practices to avoid abuse, theft, neglect or disrespect of the equipment. This includes keeping the inside and outside of the vehicle clean and verifying that the vehicle is serviced.
Truck drivers must complete a daily driver log sheet detailing every pickup, delivery and bobtail run of the day. This must be included with the log copies of all trip tickets and other papers for the day.
Truck drivers must hook up airlines to the trailers, air up the brakes, and lock down before getting under each trailer.
It is mandatory for drivers and passengers to use seat belts and shoulder harness. Passengers are not allowed in the vehicles without authorization.
The use of vehicle is restricted to authorized driver(s) only.
Truck drivers must pay attention to and practice safe driving techniques and adherence to existing safety requirements.
Accurate complete and timely reporting to management of all moving violations, vehicle thefts and/or accidents is required of drivers.
Ability to work overtime, weekend and holiday hours.  Employer will offer no less than 35 hours of work per week, Start and end times vary and work can begin at 5:00 a.m.-7 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. depending on the start time.

  1. Training: Training will be provided for 2 days from each worker’s initial date of employment.  The employer will provide on-the-job training in the proper use and maintenance of tools, supplies, or equipment required in the performance of work.
  1. Referrals and Recruitment (the employer must provide the nearest local job center for applicants to apply, however please include how the employer would like to receive the referrals, i.e. fax, email, mail, phone call etc.)  The Employer will accept referrals and applications of all U.S. applicants interested in the position until 30 days after the last date on which the SWA job order is posted.  All applicants can also inquire about the job opportunity or send applications, indications of availability, and/or resumes directly to the nearest office of the State Workforce Agency (SWA) in the State of California or the Capitola American Jobs Career Center:  2045 40th Avenue, Suite B, Capitola, CA 95010, 831-464-6286 .
  2. Assurances: (acknowledgement and agreement are required for all statements below)

Employer will provide workers with all tools, supplies, and equipment needed to perform the job at no cost to the employee.
Inbound Transportation and Visa Fees:
Employer will reimburse inbound transportation and daily subsistence costs for corresponding U.S. workers who are not reasonably able to return to their residence within the same workday no later than 50% of completion of the contract period or earlier if required by law.
H-2B workers will be reimbursed in the first work week for all visas, visa processing, border crossing and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees).
Inbound and Return Transportation: The following provisions pertaining to provision or reimbursement for inbound and return transportation and subsistence apply only to persons recruited from outside normal commuting distance.
If the worker completes 50 percent of the work contract period, the Company will arrange and pay directly for transportation and subsistence from the place from which the worker has come to work for the Company which is the place of recruitment.  The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved.  Daily meals will be provided at a rate of at least $13.17 per day during travel to a maximum of $55.00 per day with receipts.
Notwithstanding the language in the preceding paragraph (i.e. reimbursement of inbound transportation and subsistence at the 50% mark), the employer will reimburse inbound transportation and subsistence before the end of the first week, if required by law.
If the worker completes the period of employment or if the worker is dismissed from employment for any reason by the employer before the end of the period of employment, the Company will provide or pay for the worker’s transportation and subsistence from the place of employment to the place from which the worker came to work for the Company which is the place of recruitment.  If the worker has contracted with a subsequent employer who has not agreed in such work contract to provide or pay for the worker’s transportation and daily subsistence expenses from the employer’s worksite to such subsequent employer’s worksite, the employer must provide for such expenses.  If the worker has contracted with a subsequent employer who has agreed in such work contract to provide or pay for the worker’s transportation and daily subsistence expenses from the employer’s worksite to such subsequent employer’s worksite, the subsequent employer must provide or pay for such expenses.  For the purposes of this paragraph, the “period of employment” shall be the period from the first workday the worker is at the Company’s work site and is ready, willing, able and eligible to work, until the anticipated ending day of employment, or until the services of the worker are no longer required, whichever come first.
Employer guarantees to offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employer period to the extent such guarantee applies to a particular employee.

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