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Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

TERHUNE ORCHARDS

SALT POINT, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18454755614
Email address to Apply:
ALICZECH@EARTHLINK.NET

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest vegetables, & fruits; apples, nectarines, peaches, plums, berries, cherries, & tomatoes. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate spray & harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment. Harvest fruits & vegetables by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, & weeds to determine the selection & application of pesticides & fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as pesticides use, yields or costs. A minimum productivity standard applies; 100 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 4%. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in his order
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:
3
Special Requirements:
EMPLOYER WILL EXPECT WORKER TO PICK UP MINIMUM OF 100 BU BOXES OF APPLES WITH NO MORE THAN 4% BRUISING PER DAY. The employer will not guarantee to pay the workers a bonus but reserves the right, at the employers sole discretion, to offer a bonus or to pay an hourly wage rate in excess of the highest applicable rate stated above based on longevity of tenure or exceptional job performance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
TERHUNE ORCHARDS
Location:
SALT POINT, NY 12578
Telephone Number:
+18454755614

Worksite

Address:
761 NORTH AVENUE, SALT POINT , NY 12578

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22066-955467
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/11/2022

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