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Farmworker and Laborer, Crop

Ward's Berry Farm

Sharon, MA

$15.66 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17817843600
Email address to Apply:
wardfarm@aol.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Work may include. but not limited to: Plant, cultivate and harvest various crops such as, but not limited to vegetables, fruits, horticultural specialties and field crops. Use hand tools, such as, but not limited to, shovels, hoes, pruning shears, knives, and ladders. Duties may include but are not limited to, tilling the soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting. weeding, thinning, pruning, applying general use pesticides under the supervision of a licensed applicator, picking, cutting, cleaning sorting, packing processing, and handling harvested products. May set up operate and repair farm machinery, repair fences and farm buildings, also may participate in irrigation activities. Work is usually performed outdoors, sometimes under hot or cold and/or wet conditions. Work requires workers to bend, stoop, lift and carry up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis. Duties may require working off the ground at heights up to 20 ft using ladders or climbing. Requires 30 days experience in fruit and vegetable duties listed.
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:
exposure to extreme temp, lifting 50 lbs, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Ward's Berry Farm
Company Name:
Boys in Berries
Location:
Sharon , MA 02067
Telephone Number:
+17817843600

Worksite

Address:
614 South Main St, Sharon, MA 02067

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22087-012696
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/6/2022

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