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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Gilcrease Orchard Foundation

Las Vegas, NV

$14.82 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16623934241
Email address to Apply:
jobs@h2acomplete.com
Web address to Apply:
http://detr.state.nv.us/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits, vegetables, horticultural specialties, and field crops. Count, load, and unload fruits, vegetables, horticultural specialties, and field crops. Measure, weigh, and count products and materials. Workers will build raised garden boxes and install irrigation. General maintenance: Clearing ground of rocks, sticks, and roots by hand and clear brush and trees. Shovel, level, haul, spread rock, and dig holes, ditches, and trenches. Duties may include tilling soil, transplanting/pruning crops and spraying insecticide, fungicide, pesticide, and herbicide. Workers may construct/repair fences and farm buildings. Plant seedlings, seed, and plants while standing. May be required to do spot picking and/or clipping, including pulling weeds by hand. Workers will participate in irrigation activities. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovels when needed. Clean and maintain work areas. Workers will repair, maintain, and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Orchard maintenance: Includes weeding, pruning, thinning, staking, and field clean-up and training trees. Workers will be required to do any other work deemed necessary to ensure trees are planted productively. Manually plant trees and prune new trees. They will be responsible for the elimination of old and unproductive trees and plants. They should take care not to damage/destroy other trees, plants, and properties in the area. Workers position ladders against trees and within reach of the fruit in a leaning position, taking care not to break limbs, damage the tree, knock off fruit/interfere with other workers, in a secure position to prevent from slipping/falling and possible injury to themselves/other workers. Workers may be required to perform miscellaneous grove clean up work. These activities may include removing ladders, debris, boxes, and discarded fruit from fields to clean growing areas, pruning, pulling vines and weeds by hand and with a hoe, painting trees, repair and/or replace irrigation equipment, and may maintain fence lines. Pruning Standards: When pruning you will want to prune out the following: suckers, stubs/broken branches, downward growing branches, rubbing/crisscrossing branches, upward growing interior branches, whorls, and narrow crutches. Workers must prune each tree according to the size of the tree and the need for the pruning. Workers must take care not to damage limbs that are not being pruned. Workers must prune the needed trees according to above requirements and must remove all resulting materials from the trees and stack the resulting brush in the center of the tractor/equipment middles. Pears and Apples: Climb ladders while carrying up to 50lbs. Tie, wrap, and train apple and pear trees. Care for trees during growing process and recognize tree disease. Pick fruit according to size, color, and grade. Workers must exercise care to prevent bruising/breaking of trees/fruit. Workers will remove fruit from the tree and place into pick sacks. When picking sack is full, take full sack to fruit container located in the grove and drop fruit from pick sack into container. Other crops: Workers will also do job duties associated with growing and harvesting pears, peaches, potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, winter and summer squash, eggplants, green beans, peas, pumpkin, leafy greens, onions, sunflowers, garlic, asparagus, beets, pluots, apriums, apricots, and pomegranates. Grade and sort products according to factors such as: color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Weigh products/estimate their weight visually/by feel. Discard inferior/defective products and/or foreign matter and place acceptable products in containers for further processing.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Must be 18 years or older. No minimum education required. Must have 3 months experience in pruning of trees and doing irrigation activities with crops. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Employer may do criminal background checks prior to hiring applicants and drug tests will be done post-hire when deemed necessary to workers, both will be paid for by the employer. All tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to all workers. Workers are expected to possess the skill to work in the production of the crops listed. Operational specifications can change during season due to crop/market conditions. Workers will be expected to conform to the specific instructions given for each days work. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given time and different tasks on different days. Workers must take care to handle tools, equipment, and produce in a manner to avoid injury/damage. Most of the workday is spent on ones feet and outdoors.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Gilcrease Orchard Foundation
Location:
Las Vegas, NV 89131
Telephone Number:
+17024090652

Worksite

Address:
7800 N Tenaya Way, Las Vegas, NV 89131

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21316-703180
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/22/2021

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