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Farm Workers and Laborers, Crop

Burnham Orchards Inc

Berlin Heights, OH

$15.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14195882138

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Pruning, thinning, harvesting of Vegetables/Fruits: Duties to include but not limited to: Pruning, thinning, training, harvesting fruits and vegetables including apples, peaches, blackberries, cherries, raspberries, pumpkins and squash. Workers may need to drive farm equipment including trucks and tractors to the field from the farm headquarters. They may also be required to utilize implements connected to the tractors such as bin trailers, mowers, and sparyers. Workers are expected to safely use pruners, wire cutters and tensioners for trellis installation, ladders, purning platforms and pruning towers. Planting and training of new trees and plants. Hoeing and pulling of weeds may also be required. Starting transplants, setting up irrigation systems, laying plastic for plastic culture, washing produce, packing produce, cleaning bathrooms, packing room etc., cleanup of fields, planting of cover crops, building of compost piles. Crops we will be growing are strawberries, spinach, lettuce, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, chard, onions, leeks, potatoes, kohlrabi, beets, carrots, turnips, summer squash, tomatoes, okra, eggplant, peppers, cucumbers etc. Alternative Work; General farm work such as cleaning out barns, repairing field drainage tile, preparing land for planting, keeping tools cared for, painting of farm buildings, cleaning equipment or any other duty deemed necessary by farm management. General Conditions: A normal work week is Monday through Friday from 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m and Saturday 07:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. If work is available beyond normal workdays, employer may offer, but not require, worker an opportunity to work additional hours. Workers will report to work at designated time and place as directed by assigned employer each day. However, workers may be requested to ten (10) hours per day depending on the conditions in the fields and the maturity of the crops. Also, workers may be requested to work on federal holidays and their Sabbath, but will not be required to do so. Workers may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Down time: Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer’s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season. Worker may be required to work in fields when crops are wet with dew / rain and should have suitable clothing for conditions which include light rain and temperatures ranging from 10 degrees to more than 100 degrees. Workers should be able to stand, bend, stoop and work for prolonged periods of time and be physically fit to perform duties as assigned. Workers will be trained for period of two (2) days (14 hours) after which workers will be expected to perform job required. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising or breaking crops. Care must also be exercised with any use of equipment.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
Physically able to bend, stoop, and able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Physically able to meet and perform all job specifications. May be required to take random drug and / or alcohol tests, at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment. All testing and background check will occur after employment has started and is not a part of the interview process. May be required to submit a criminal background check, at no cost to the worker. Felony convictions that employer reasonably believes, consistent with current law, will impair the safety and living conditions of other workers or other individuals on the farm will result in immediate termination. Failure to comply with request for criminal background check may result in immediate termination of employment.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Burnham Orchards Inc
Location:
Berlin Heights, OH 44814
Telephone Number:
+14195882138

Worksite

Address:
8019 State Route 113, Berlin Heights, OH 44814

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22124-134166
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$16-$24 per apple 18 bushel bin
Date Posted:
5/13/2022

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