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Farm Worker

Sowell Orchards Fruit and Sales

Palisade, CO

$14.82 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19702700769
Web address to Apply:
www.connectingcolorado.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
14
Job Duties:
Winter pruning of peach trees and raking of brush. Thin blossoms and fruit from trees. Harvest peaches at correct ripeness and pack into shipping boxes. One (1) month of experience pruning fruit trees and harvesting peaches is required. Must be able to climb up and down a ladder with a 35-pound pack. Must be able to pick 10-bushel bags (50 pounds each) per hour for job retention. Employer will provide 4 days of training to reach the 10 bushels/hour production standard. Employer will pay costs of required random post-employment drug and alcohol testing. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Poda del invierno de los melocotones y del rastrillo del cepillo. Delgadas flores y frutos de los rboles. Coseche los melocotones en la madurez correcta y empacar en cajas de envo. Se requiere un (1) mes de experiencia en podar rboles frutales y cosechar duraznos. Debe ser capaz de subir y bajar escalera con paquete de 35 libras. Debe ser capaz de recoger 10 bolsas de bushel (50 libras cada una) por hora para retener el trabajo. El empleador proporcionar 4 das de entrenamiento para alcanzar el estndar de produccin de 10 bushels/hora. El empleador pagar los costos de las pruebas de drogas y alcohol post-empleo.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
1
Special Requirements:
One (1) month experience pruning fruit trees and harvesting peaches is required. Must be able to climb up and down ladder with 35 pound pack. Must be able to pick 10 bushel bags (50 pounds each) per hour for job retention. Employer will provide 4 days of training to reach the 10 bushels/hour production standard. Employer will pay costs of required random post-employment drug and alcohol testing. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Se requiere un (1) mes de experiencia en podar rboles frutales y cosechar duraznos. Debe ser capaz de subir y bajar escalera con paquete de 35 libras. Debe ser capaz de recoger 10 bolsas de bushel (50 libras cada una) por hora para retener el trabajo. El empleador proporcionar 4 das de entrenamiento para alcanzar el estndar de produccin de 10 bushels/hora. El empleador pagar los costos de las pruebas de drogas y alcohol post-empleo.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Sowell Orchards Fruit and Sales
Location:
Palisade, CO 81526
Telephone Number:
+19702700769

Worksite

Address:
329 33 3/4 Road, Palisade, CO 81526

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21321-710759
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/22/2021

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