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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker

Dwight Miller Orchard

East Dummerston, VT

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18022549635
Web address to Apply:
seasonaljobs.dol.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Assist with daily farm functions including, but not limited to, the following: Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest produce. Use hand tools, shovels, hoes, tampers, brooms, rakes, pruning shears, and ladders. Workers will handle and climb a 20 ft ladder while carrying an apple picking bucket harnessed over the shoulders. Pick rocks to prepare soil for planting. Prune apple trees. Pick up brush from orchard floor, repair broken bins, and plant and water trees. Clean, pack, sort, slice, box, load and transport harvested products. Set up and operate, repair and maintain equipment, vehicles, tractors, forklifts and tractor drawn machinery, ie, spreaders, mowers, plows, cultivators, disks. Work with small engine equipment. Assist in the production of apple cider; peel, slice apples and other apple products. The employer will provide 1 day of training and allow 2 days of work for the worker to reach production standards. When harvesting apples, productivity must be at least 60 1-1/8 bushel boxes per 7 hours worked with no more than 5% bruising for fresh market.
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:
Able and willing to work in varied weather conditions including hot, humid summer days during harvest.
Number of Hours Per Week:
36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Dwight Miller Orchard
Company Name:
Dwight Miller Orchard
Location:
East Dummerston, VT 05346
Telephone Number:
+18022549635

Worksite

Address:
511 Miller Rd, East Dummerston, VT 05346

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22136-174701
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/31/2022

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