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Farmworkers Laborers and Crops

Weed Farms Inc

MARLBORO, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18452360237
Email address to Apply:
INFO@WEEDORCHARDS.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest fruits & vegetables such as apples, peaches, pears, plums, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers & pumpkins. Use hand tools, such as shovels, hoes, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil, weeding, thinning, &/or pruning crops. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Use tractors and trucks on farm property to move equipment and supplies. Harvest fruits by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing &/or processing. A minimum productivity standard applies; 80 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%. Workers are instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. Worker must be physically able to pick tree fruit, most of which is done from ladders with lower branches being picked from the ground. Picked fruit is placed in a metal-framed canvas covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. Filled bucket weighing up to 40 lbs. Workers required to handle ladders up to 24 long and weighing about 2 lbs per foot. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. While working in the field cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions 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:
The employer will provide 3 days of training to allow workers to pick a minimum of 80 bu boxes of apples per day with no more than 4% bruising. 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:
Weed Farms Inc
Location:
Marlboro, NY 12542
Telephone Number:
+18452360237

Worksite

Address:
43 MT ZION ROAD, MARLBORO, NY 12542

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22077-990071
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/7/2022

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