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Farmworker / Laborer

Webster Orchards, Inc.

Mosier, OR

$17.41 per hour


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Job Description

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PRUNING: Pruning numerous varieties of apple, pear, apricot, blueberry and cherry trees according to established company procedures based on the difference in the treatment of different varieties. Work will be performed on trees for long periods of time using a variety of pruning equipment including hand shears, hand loppers, power pruners, chainsaws, hand saws, and 10 ft. or 12 ft. ladders. Pruning may be done from the ground or a ladder up to 12 feet in height or from a motorized platform. Workers may be required to selectively prune only trees of a certain size and color as instructed by the crew boss. Remove signs of diseased wood Remove crossing branches Remove any badly placed or spaced branches Remove old water shoot branches Thin branches where your tree is still overcrowded Remove or shorten inward facing branches Dehorning Spur pruning Workers are expected to possess or acquire pruning skills in order to identify and remove stubs or broken branches, downward-growing branches, branches which rub against each other, shaded interior branches, dead wood and shoots/suckers with hand pruning saws and clippers, mechanized equipment in pruning activities. Worker will care for young non-producing fruit trees including weeding, hoeing, trunk painting, planting trees, hand fertilizing and growth selection by hand and clipping. Training of fruit trees to trellis, including clipping and tying limbs and shoots to wire. Training and limb positioning of fruit trees. Provide general labor to assist in the establishment of new orchard properties and maintaining already established properties, by clearing property, planting trees, building trellis, tree planting and orchard development, repair and spreading of composted material and any other labor considered necessary for the efficient structure of new orchard properties. Farm clean up tasks include picking up garbage around the orchard, removing old string and wire from trellis and orchard blocks, and other hand tasks. See Addendum C
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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This job opportunity requires 1 month of tree fruit experience. When lifting loads heavier than 60 pounds, use two or more people to lift the load. See Addendum C for additional information
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Webster Orchards, Inc.
Hood River, OR 97031
Telephone Number:


1600 Mosier Creek Rd., Mosier, OR 97040

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