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Orchard Pruning & Maintenance

Happy Apple Company

Marthasville, MO

$15.37 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16365839430
Email address to Apply:
jobs@happyapples.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Worker performs intensive seasonal maintenance of apple orchard. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following, mowing, weeding, thinning, pruning, tree training, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, harvesting, packing and maintaining fences and farm buildings. May operate farm equipment and other farm duties as assigned by foreman. May use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, electric pruners, shears, and knives. Worker must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis, extensive bending, stooping, lifting and stretching when maintaining field, fences and buildings. All tools needed to perform the job will be provided at no cost to the worker. Free housing to workers recruited from outside the commuting area. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract, or earlier. Contract guarantees opportunity to work for at least 3/4 of the number of the hours in the work days during the period of the contract, beginning with the workers first day of employment. Employer will provide transportation from the housing units to the worksite and return each work day without cost to the worker. Provisions for weekly travel to purchase groceries and other goods will be provided if needed at no cost to the worker. Minimum of 1 month apple tree pruning experience within last 10 years required.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Happy Apple Company
Company Name:
Lochirco Fruit & Produce, Inc.
Location:
Union, MO 63084
Telephone Number:
+16365846007

Worksite

Address:
15972 State Highway 47, Marthasville, MO 63357

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21323-716909
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/24/2021

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