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Farmworker

Dickey Farms, Inc

Bingen, WA

$17.97 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15094932636
Extension
211
Email address to Apply:
office@dickeyfarmsinc.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
29
Job Duties:
Specific Job Requirements for Cherries and Row Crops: THINNING: Thinning is a manual process used to control the size and quality of grown crop. The Worker must possess the ability to pick up, handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing 40 pounds. Furthermore, the Worker must be able to use scissor like clippers. This process requires the Worker to remove, in some cases not limited to the smallest blossom, bud and/or identifiable crop from within a cluster of other crops. The Worker will be expected to be able to identify and remove crop that is misshapen, damaged and/or with other quality problems as directed by supervisors. Thinning may be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or a ladder. TRAINING: Training is a process in which the plants/trees are manipulated to increase yield and/or quality. The Worker must possess ability to pick up, handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing 40 pounds. Training may be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or ladder. Some example training tasks are but not limited to: Tying, taping or clipping tree limbs to wires. Tying up or down tree limbs. Training and limb positioning of trees. Shoot thinning, sucker removal, cluster thinning, shoot positioning, hedging, or leaf removal on plants. Propping and supporting trees or crops.
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:
B.2) Worker must possess 3 months of tree fruit and row crop experience. Workers are recruited to work at Dickey Farms, Inc. and will be assigned as needed to meet the needs of the employer. 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. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Dickey Farms, Inc
Location:
Bingen, WA 98605
Telephone Number:
+15094932636

Worksite

Address:
Dickey Farms, Inc. - 511 West Steuben St., Bingen, WA 98605

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23012-696841
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
The worker is always guaranteed the highest of AEWR, the prevailing hourly wage rate, the prevailing piece rate, the agreed-upon collective bargaining rate, or the Federal or State minimum wage rate, in effect at the time work is performed.
Date Posted:
1/24/2023

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