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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

General Farmworker

ACN Inc.

Aspers, PA

$16.55 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17178292933
Email address to Apply:
mikel@acnursery.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Primary job will be harvesting apples and peaches for fresh market and processing. Workers must be able to lift a 50lb bag as well as a ladder and be able to maintain a rate of picking a minimum of 16 bags per hour. Workers must be able to pick fruit bruise free and may have samples taken randomly to examine the quality of picking. Other primary work includes but is not limited to budding, digging, grading and bundling nursery trees to prepare for shipment. Secondary work will be picking peach seeds, planting, training, weeding, placing or removing tree guards, trimming, pruning, thinning, and other general care associated with fruit trees throughout the growing season. All equipment (ladder, picking bags, pruners, etc.) will be provided at no cost to the employee. General Conditions: a normal work week is 7a to 4p with a one hour unpaid lunch break. There will also be two 10-minute paid breaks during a full shift. Work schedules may vary in order to work around extreme weather conditions or other conditions that may affect the work or may be beyond the employers control, such as status of crop. If work is available beyond normal work days, employer may offer employees the opportunity to work additional hours or on the weekends. Employees may be requested to work up to 10 hours a day depending on weather or readiness of the crop, but will not be required to work more than 40 hours in a work week. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of the weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer's control. A copy of the agricultural work agreement and work rules containing all of the provisions as required by 10 CFR 655.122a will be provided to the worker in a language understood by the worker no later than at the time at which the worker applies for the visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than the date work commences. In the absence of a separate written contract entered into between the employer and the worker, the required terms of this job order and certified application for temporary employment certification will be the work contract.
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:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
ACN Inc.
Company Name:
Adams County Nursery Inc.
Location:
Aspers, PA 17304
Telephone Number:
+17178292933

Worksite

Address:
26 Nursery Rd, Aspers, PA 17304

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23076-856599
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
processing fruit - $.85/bag = $17.00; peach seeds average $17.00 - $1/bag; productivity incentive average $17.00 - $.20/bag average $20.00; productivity incentive for pruning - $.05 to $.30/tree; $129/hr.
Date Posted:
3/21/2023

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