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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker / Laborer

Pacific Ag Services

Pasco, WA

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15095902443
Email address to Apply:
nadya@cpcintlappleco.com
Web address to Apply:
www.worksourcewa.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
103
Job Duties:
APPLES Harvest: The Worker will hand harvest apples/pears this can be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or a ladder. The Worker will attach harness, bucket or bag and picks low hanging fruit while standing on the ground and higher branches while standing on a ladder. The Worker will pick according to grade, color and size by grasping fruit with the hands and removing from the tree in a motion so as not to harm adjacent buds on the tree branches. The Worker will carry harness, bucket or bag of up to 60 lbs. and will place fruit into wooden bins, 4"x4"x3" which hold approximately 25 bushels of fruit. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. The Worker may be required to examine harvested fruit in bins and sort out any fruit not meeting the grade, color and size specifications. The Worker must possess the ability to pick-up; handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing up to 40 pounds. CHERRY Harvest: Worker will hand harvest cherries. Worker will attach harness, bucket or bag and pick low hanging fruit while standing or on a ladder. Worker will pick according to grade, color and size by grasping stem with the hands and removing from the tree in a motion so as not to harm adjacent buds on the tree branches. Worker will carry harness, bucket or bag of up to 20 lbs. and will place fruit into bins which hold approximately 320 pounds of fruit. Workers must possess ability to pick up, handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing 40 pounds. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. See Addendum C for additional information
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:
There are general conditions of employment, general job specifications and individual requirements that are specific to each job duty: GENERAL CONDITIONS: Field work begins at assigned time shortly after daylight. Work may be performed during light rain and in high humidity and in freezing or high heat temperatures. The worker may be required to work in the orchard when trees are wet with dew/rain and should have suitable clothing for variable weather conditions. Worker may be required to lift or load up to 60 lbs continually. See Addendum C for additional information
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:30 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Pacific Ag Services
Location:
Tieton, WA 98947
Telephone Number:
+15096733113

Worksite

Address:
1661 Page Rd, Pasco, WA 99301

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22105-076245
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/21/2022

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