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Farmworkers & Laborers - Crop

Stonewood Farm Inc.

Orwell, VT

$16.95 per hour


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Job Description

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All applicants must be able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in this job description and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in box 3 & 4, page 1. Stonewood Farm Inc. is an open range operation calling for a temporary need for workers for processing in July and September and for the growing and slaughtering season of October through December. The occupation is not year round because the employer's need is temporary. The workers assist in feeding, cleaning and raising the poultry for slaughter. The whole operation is located on the farm and the amount of poultry processed is 100% raised by Stonewood Farm Inc. Workers will perform all facets of poultry cleaning, slaughtering and dressing of fowl in preparation for market. Workers will clean to USDA specifications any and all rooms and equipment including blood pans, rendering barrels, floor, toilet and walls. Workers must be able to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 80 pounds. Workers will: catch and move fowl to area for processing; hang live poultry in shackles and perform bleed-out operations; perform knife cuts; remove, separate & prepare viscera; debone and grind meat; and apply labels and record weights. Workers must be willing to work in various weather conditions and available to work Saturdays. Workers will be given 1 hour for lunch and a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon. Beginning and ending times may vary depending on weather and crop conditions. Workers must be able to speak and take direction in simple English.
Job Classification:
51-3022.00 - Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

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8:00 A.M. - 4:45 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Stonewood Farm Inc.
Company Name:
Stonewood Farm Inc.
ORWELL, VT 05760
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105 Griswold Lane, Orwell, VT 05760

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