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Farmworkers/laborers

Berry King Farms, LLC

Mount Vernon, WA

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13609820036
Email address to Apply:
berrykingfarms@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
www.worksourcewa.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Specific Job Requirements for blueberries: THINNING: Thinning is a manual process used to control the size and quality of grown fruit. Must possess ability to pick up, handle a 10-foot orchard ladder weighing 40 pounds. Thinning may also be done from the ground or a motorized platform. This process requires the employee to remove, in some cases but not limited to the smallest fruit bud and/or identifiable fruit from within a cluster of other fruits. Workers will be expected to be able to identify and remove fruit that is misshapen, damaged and/or with other quality problems as directed by supervisors. Pruning: The worker will hand prune trees and on a motorized platform, from the ground and/ or utilizing a ladder. The worker will utilize hand shears, hand loppers, handsaws and/or other equipment. The worker may be required to selectively prune trees of certain size and color as instructed by their supervisor. The worker will identify and remove stubs, broken branches, downward growing branches, branches which rub against each other, shaded interior branches, dead wood, shoots and suckers with various equipment. Equipment may include chain saws, poles saws or other power tools as needed. Blueberry Harvest: *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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
SEE ADDENDUM C 4e) Must be able to lift and/or load 60lbs. 4g) Work may take place when temperatures are below freezing and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 4h) May require extensive pulling and/or pushing of tools, wheelbarrows, fruit containers, etc. 4i) May require worker to sit and/or walk for extensive periods of time while sorting, picking, examining, weeding, transporting, pruning, etc. 4j) Workers will be required to stoop and/or bend over while performing farm labor such as weeding, irrigating, pruning, picking, removing debris, etc. 4k) There will be repetitive movements while performing most of the farm labor duties, for example picking, sorting, pruning, shoveling, weeding, etc.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Berry King Farms, LLC
Location:
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Telephone Number:
+13609820036

Worksite

Address:
19099 Burkland Rd., Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22108-079475
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/2/2022

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