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General Farmworker

ACN, Inc.

Aspers, PA

$15.54 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Primary job will be harvesting apples and peaches for fresh market and processing. Workers must be able to life a 50lb bag as well as a ladder and be able to maintain a rate of picking a minimum of 16 bags per hour. Workers must be able to pick fruit bruise free and may have samples taken randomly to examine quality of picking. Other primary work includes but is not limited to budding, digging, grading and bundling nursery trees to prepare for shipment. Secondary work will be picking peach seeds, planting, training, weeding, placing or removing tree guards, trimming, pruning, thinning and other general care associated with fruit trees throughout the growing season. All equipment (ladder, picking bags, pruners, etc.) will be provided. GENERAL CONDITIONS: A normal work week is Monday-Friday 7 am to 4pm with a one hour unpaid lunch break. There will also be two 10-minute paid breaks in the morning and the afternoon. Work schedules may vary in order to work around extreme weather conditions or other conditions that may affect the work or may be beyond the employers control, such as status of crop. If work is available beyond normal work days, employer may offer employees the opportunity to work additional hours or on the weekend. Workers will report to work at designated time and place as directed by assigned supervisor each day. Employees may be requested to work up to 10 hours in a day depending on the conditions and readiness of crops, but will not be required to exceed 40 hours in a week. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of the weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. A copy of the agricultural work agreement and work rules containing all of the provisions required by 10 CFR 655.122a will be provided to the worker in a language understood by the worker no later than at the time at which the worker applies for the visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than the date work commences. In the absence of a separate written contract entered into between the employer and the worker, the required terms of this job order and certified application for temporary employment certification will be the work contract.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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Job Requirements

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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
ACN, Inc.
Company Name:
Adams County Nursery, Inc.
ASPERS, PA 17304
Telephone Number:


26 Nursery Rd, Aspers, PA 17304

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
processing fruit - $.85/bag; peach seeds - $1/bag; productivity incentive as determined by manager - $.20/bag; productivity incentive for pruning as determined by manager - $.05 to $.30/tree, $19/hr when budding with experience
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