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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Orchard Laborer

Butler Farms

Inwood, WV

$13.89 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13042297715
Email address to Apply:
butlerfarmsinwood@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
9
Job Duties:
This job requires 3 months experience working in an orchard picking tree fruit by hand. The main job task will be picking apples. Lower branches are picked from standing on the ground. Ladders up to 22 feet long and weighing up to 50 pounds are used to pick upper branches. Must be physically able to climb a ladder as well as move it throughout the orchard. Picked fruit will be placed in a molded-plastic canvas-covered picking bucket or another vessel. Buckets may weigh up to 60 pounds when full. All fruit must be handled with care to avoid bruising and damage. Good quality work is essential to produce a marketable product. Injured fruit must not be exceeding 2% as defined in the U.S. standards for grades. Must be physically able to lift 60 pounds. There may be exposure to pesticides, extreme temperatures, light rain, and allergens. Workers must be able to perform manual activities with accuracy and efficiency. Piece rate will be in effect for apple picking. Other tasks will be paid hourly. Orchard maintenance, such as trimming and pruning trees, may be done. Hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks and shears may be used.
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:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Butler Farms
Location:
Inwood, WV 25428
Telephone Number:
+13042297715

Worksite

Address:
2473 Arden Nollville Rd, Inwood, WV 25428

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22166-281802
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
per 1 1/8 bushel box picked apples
Date Posted:
6/24/2022

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