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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

Lewis Orchards & Farm Market

Cavetown, MD

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13013938200

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Must be able to work outdoors in dusty and dirty conditions, in extremes of heat and cold, and in inclement weather. Must be able to crouch, bend, and sit on the ground, reach and lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds. Must be able to listen to, understand, and follow simple instructions of field operations leaders and supervisors. This job requires three months (or 480 hours) of verifiable prior experience. The employer will comply with re-entry restrictions applicable to pesticides and other chemicals used in the fields. A designated lead worker or company supervisor will provide instructions and general supervision. Technical horticultural activities will be closely supervised. However, workers will be expected to perform their general duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Workers may not report for work while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol (exception is made for moderate alcohol consumption in company housing during non-working hours) on company property is prohibited and will be cause for termination. The employer at no cost will provide any tools or equipment necessary to perform required tasks to the worker. Tasks will be related to the grading, packing, loading, planting, growing, cultivating, weeding, fertilizing, pruning, harvesting, and sorting of diverse vegetables and fruit crops. These crops may include but are not limited to the following: pears, peaches, apples, strawberries, blackberries, and other berries. Workers may be required to do any other manual task involved in the production of fruit and vegetable crops. All work must be performed carefully according to an instruction to avoid damage to fruit and vegetable crops.
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:
May be exposed to extreme temperatures based on natural weather conditions and entering cold storage facilities for short duration. Must be able to lift 75 pounds. Must be able to carry, position, and climb 20 foot ladder.
Number of Hours Per Week:
39
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 A.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Lewis Orchards & Farm Market
Company Name:
Lewis Orchards & Farm Market, LLC
Location:
Cavetown, MD 21720
Telephone Number:
+13018242811

Worksite

Address:
11739 Mapleville Rd., Cavetown, MD 21720

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22124-136009
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/6/2022

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