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Berry Harvester

Townsend Farms Inc.

Boring, OR

$17.41 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Piece rate for work in Washington state will be .51 cents per pound for any berry harvesting. This job requires a worker to: harvest strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries. Additional Duties: Hand harvest berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries) in a location indicated by supervisor. Pick strawberries in grown in rows in the fields and place strawberries into buckets. Use buckets attached to the body to pick blueberries from bushes, and raspberries and blackberries from canes Pick fruit according to grade, color, and size by gasping berries with fingers and removing berries so as not to harm adjacent berries or buds, or bruise the picked berries. Carry buckets, place berries from buckets into flats or trays, and/or pack directly into clamshells. Worker may be expected to ride upon machine berry harvesters and provide visual inspection of the berries harvested thereon Load/Unload products into trucks. Assist in any other areas where you might be needed for agricultural operations. All other duties assigned under this order will be those duties of Farm Worker, Diversified Crops, under the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics Standard Occupational Classification Code 45-2092.
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

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Special Requirements:
- Training: There will be a demonstration period of 6 days to familiarize workers with job specification and to demonstrate proper work techniques, safety methods, and/or specific job requirements. -Employer may discipline and/or terminate the worker for lawful job-related reasons: a) malingers or otherwise refuses without justified cause to perform as directed the work for which the worker was hired; b) commit serious act(s) of misconduct or serious or repeated violation(s) of company policies and procedures; c) fails after completing the training period to perform the work as specified in Item A.8A; d) abandons his employment; e) falsifies identification, personnel, medical, production or other work related records; f) fails or refuses to take a drug test when requested (employer reserves the right to conduct for cause, non-discriminatory drug testing at the expense of the employer. Drug test will not be utilized as a pre-employment tool.); or g) commits acts of insubordination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Townsend Farms Inc.
Fairview, OR 97024
Telephone Number:


29525 SE Holst RD, Boring, OR 97009

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Strawberries 0.25 lb 1st pick, .26 lb 2nd pick, 0.30 lb 3rd pick, .035 4th pick. Blueberry 0.40 lb. Blackberry 0.32 lb 1st pick, 0.32 2nd pick, 0.33 lb 3rd pick. .51 cents per lb for WASHINGTON
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