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Farm Laborer

Black Bear Orchards, LLC

Palisade, CO

$14.82 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19704649460
Email address to Apply:
blackbearfruit@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
35
Job Duties:
Prune and thin blossoms from peaches, cherries, grapes, rake brush; irrigate; harvest fruit at correct ripeness and pack into shipping boxes; may spray pesticides. Drive farm trucks on and off the farm premises. Must be able to climb down ladder with 35 lb pack. Workers must be able to thin blossoms off 60 'V' trees, or 25 'quad' trees per 8 hr. day and must average 1440 lbs. peaches picked per day over 5 day period. 1 month pruning and thinning experience required. Workers must be able to work at speed of average worker.
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:
1 month pruning and thinning experience required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Black Bear Orchards, LLC
Location:
Palisade, CO 81526
Telephone Number:
+19704649460

Worksite

Address:
3824 Highline Canal Rd., Palisade, CO 81526

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21328-724922
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$14.82-$20.00/hr. based on experience and performance. OT may be available at same rate of pay. Piece work incentives available during harvest and based on following formula: ([# of boxes of product] x [$1.50- $2.15 depending on orchards])/[# of workers].
Date Posted:
12/6/2021

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