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Farmworker, Laborer, Crop

Hardings Orchard LLC

Smithsburg, MD

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13013938200
Web address to Apply:
https://mwejobs.maryland.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
7
Job Duties:
Will prune, plant, cultivate, irrigate, fertilize, harvest, and sort out fruit crops while working outside in all types of weather. Peaches and apples are primary crops. Must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs., and pick fruit with a 3 % or less bruise rate. Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, participate in irrigation activities and other farm related activities as needed.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Hardings Orchard LLC
Location:
SMITHSBURG, MD 21783
Telephone Number:
+13019924667

Worksite

Address:
14310 Harbaugh Church Road, Smithsburg, MD 21783

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22157-249902
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/17/2022

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