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Apple Harvest Worker

Happy Apple Company

Marthasville, MO

$16.19 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16365839430
Email address to Apply:
jobs@happyapples.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Majority of work (90%+) will be harvesting, sorting, packing & processing apples. May also maintain farm properties, weed, thin, till, maintain trees, fences and farm buildings & equipment. May operate farm equipment, load crops and other farm duties as assigned by foreman. May use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pneumatic pruning hooks, shears, and knives. All tools needed to perform the job will be provided at no cost to the worker. Must be physically fit, able to carry a full picking bag (up to 50 lbs) down a 8 - 14 foot ladder between the tree and apple bin, repeatedly for 8 to 10 hours a day. Must be able to move and position a 14-foot ladder quickly. Extensive bending, stooping and stretching. Must be able to follow all company policies regarding personal safety, hygiene and work attire. Must be able to understand and follow supervisor directions to promote cooperation among fellow workers. Must be able to communicate problems and suggestions to the supervisor to promote a good work environment and increase cooperation between all harvest workers. Free housing to workers recruited from outside the commuting area. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract, or earlier. Contract guarantees opportunity to work for at least 3/4 of the number of the hours in the work days during the period of the contract, beginning with the workers first day of employment. Employer will provide transportation from the housing units to the worksite and return each work day without cost to the worker. Provisions for weekly travel to purchase groceries and other goods will be provided if needed at no cost to the worker. One month experience within last 10 years 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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Happy Apple Company
Company Name:
Lochirco Fruit & Produce, Inc.
Location:
Marthasville, MO 63357
Telephone Number:
+16365839430

Worksite

Address:
15972 State Highway 47, Marthasville, MO 63357

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22171-298245
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/11/2022

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