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Farm Worker

Webster Orchards, Inc.

Mosier, OR

$17.97 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15413874108
Email address to Apply:
armando.diaz@thefruitcompany.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
80
Job Duties:
PRUNING: Pruning numerous varieties of apple, pear, apricot, blueberry and cherry trees according to established company procedures based on the difference in the treatment of different varieties. Work will be performed on trees for long periods of time using a variety of pruning equipment including hand shears, hand loppers, power pruners, chainsaws, hand saws, and 10 ft. or 12 ft. ladders. Pruning may be done from the ground or a ladder up to 12 feet in height or from a motorized platform. Workers may be required to selectively prune only trees of a certain size and color as instructed by the crew boss. *Remove signs of diseased wood *Remove crossing branches *Remove any badly placed or spaced branches *Remove old water shoot branches *Thin branches where your tree is still overcrowded *Remove or shorten inward facing branches Dehorning *Spur pruning The Employer attests that all workers will be properly trained in the Worker Protections Standard (WPS) by qualified WPS trainers who have completed an EPA-approved Train-the-Trainer course pursuant to the Oregon Department of Agriculture. 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:
1
Special Requirements:
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. See Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Webster Orchards, Inc.
Location:
Hood River, OR 97031
Telephone Number:
+15414913500

Worksite

Address:
1600 Mosier Creek Rd, Mosier, OR 97040

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23116-968206
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
See A.9. Additional Crop or Agricultural Activities and Wage Offer Information.
Date Posted:
5/3/2023

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