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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers/laborers

SunRay Farms, LLC

Othello, WA

$17.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15093460019
Email address to Apply:
mayra.bsm@basingold.com
Web address to Apply:
www.worksourcewa.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
17
Job Duties:
Specific Job Requirements: Crops: Apples, Onions, Potatoes, Alfalfa, Peas, Sweet Corn, Beans, Field Corn, and various row crops. APPLES Harvest: The Worker will hand harvest apples this can be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or a ladder. The Worker will attach harness, bucket or bag and picks low hanging fruit while standing on the ground and higher branches while standing on a ladder. The Worker will pick according to grade, color and size by grasping fruit with the hands and removing from the tree in a motion so as not to harm adjacent buds on the tree branches. The Worker will carry harness, bucket or bag of up to 60 lbs. and will place fruit into wooden bins, 4’x4’x3’ which hold approximately 25 bushels of fruit. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. The Worker may be required to examine harvested fruit in bins and sort out any fruit not meeting the grade, color and size specifications. The Worker must possess the ability to pick-up; handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing up to 40 pounds. Onion Job Description Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer when carrying out the following responsibilities related to the hand harvesting of onions; clip ends off onions and toss the tops back into the field; hand harvest onions; place in bags and lay in field to mature; gather bags of onions off the fields and dump them into bins; sorting sacks after harvest; removing clods from harvester. Planting and Weeding Onions. Topping and tailing onions. Field Packing into bags, buckets, or bins. Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production and field preparation such as tractors, irrigation equipment and other commonly used equipment in agriculture. Drive vehicles to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers. *See Addendum C.
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
Special Requirements:
SEE ADDENDUM C 4e) Must be able to lift and/or load 60lbs. 4g) Work may take place when temperatures are below freezing and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 4h) May require extensive pulling and/or pushing of tools, wheelbarrows, fruit containers, etc. 4i) May require worker to sit and/or walk for extensive periods of time while sorting, picking, examining, weeding, transporting, pruning, etc. 4j) Workers will be required to stoop and/or bend over while performing farm labor such as weeding, irrigating, pruning, picking, removing debris, etc. 4k) There will be repetitive movements while performing most of the farm labor duties, for example picking, sorting, pruning, shoveling, weeding, etc.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
SunRay Farms, LLC
Location:
Royal City, WA 99357
Telephone Number:
+15093460019

Worksite

Address:
3676 Rd 13 SE, Othello, WA 99344

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22173-305467
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
* See A.9. Additional Crop or Agricultural Activities and Wage Offer Information.
Date Posted:
6/28/2022

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