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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

RAGGED HILL ORCHARD

WEST BROOKFIELD, MA

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15088672187
Email address to Apply:
arsenaultk@charter.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Harvest tree fruit using a ladder and picking bucket. Workers will be required to lift approximately 50 pounds while ascending and descending a ladder on a sustained basis. Place ladders ( up to 24 feet) against tree limb, climb ladder, secure footing and pick fruit carefully placing it into picking bucket. Climb down ladder and gently empty fruit into designated field container. Fruit should not be squeezed or handled roughly to avoid bruising. On a short term basis may perform other harvest related tasks such as operating equipment, pack fruit, and perform general farm labor such as pruning, building and equipment maintenance Work is performed out of doors sometimes under conditions of heat, cold, and rain. 1 month apple experience required.
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:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
RAGGED HILL ORCHARD
Location:
West Brookfield , MA 01585
Telephone Number:
+15088672187

Worksite

Address:
94 JOHN GILBERT RD, WEST BROOKFIELD, MA 01585

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22122-125875
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/11/2022

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