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Farmworkers and Laborers Crop

Meadowbrook Orchards Inc

Sterling (Worcester County), MA

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19785003808
Email address to Apply:
david.jr@meadowbrookorchards.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Work may include but not be limited to: plant, cultivate, harvest various crops such as apples, pumpkins and blueberries. Use hand tools such as shovels, hoes, rakes, pruning shears, saws and ladders. Duties may include tilling soil, applying fertilizer, transplanting, weeding, hand thinning. pruning, Applying general use pesticides under the supervision of a licensed applicator. Picking, cleaning, sorting, packing, processing and handling harvested products. May set up, operate, repair and maintain farm equipment, machinery and buildings. May also participate in set-up and operation of irrigation equipment. Work is mostly outdoors and often under hot and cold weather conditions. Work requires bending, stooping, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. One month experience required in work listed.
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):
7:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Meadowbrook Orchards Inc
Location:
Sterling , MA 01564
Telephone Number:
+19785003808

Worksite

Address:
209 Chace Hill Rd, Sterling (Worcester County), MA 01564

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22180-320408
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/11/2022

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