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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

NORTH STAR ORCHARDS

MADISON, ME

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12076965109
Email address to Apply:
agfarm813@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Pick apples according to instructions using a ladder and a picking bucket. Workers will be required to lift approximately 50 pounds while going up and down a ladder throughout the work day. Place ladder (up to 20 feet long) against tree limb, climb ladder, secure footing and pick fruit, carefully placing fruit into a bucket. Climb down ladder and gently empty fruit into field container. Fruit must not be squeezed or handled roughly to avoid bruising. Workers may also harvest dropped fruit from the ground. Workers may occasionally do other work such as pruning or orchard maintenance. Work is performed out of doors, sometimes under extreme conditions of heat, cold and rain. Failure to meet quality or production standard is cause for dismissal. One month experience in the job described is 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):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
NORTH STAR ORCHARDS
Location:
Madison, ME 04950
Telephone Number:
+12076965109

Worksite

Address:
97 ORCHARD RD, MADISON, ME 04950

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22152-230085
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/8/2022

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