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Farmworker/laborer

Ridgeview Orchards, LLC

Conklin, MI

$18.50 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15173915090
Email address to Apply:
wuglals@michfb.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
66
Job Duties:
Farm Laborer: Worker will be required to complete the following activities: general farm and orchard maintenance; weeding; shoveling; hoeing; trunk painting; mowing; hand fertilizing; thinning; pruning; grafting; tying limbs; planting and transplanting fruit trees; install tree screens/grow tubes; drive and operate vehicles, tractors or other agricultural equipment such as forklifts; spray crops with tractor and spray attachment; routine general repairs and maintenance of farm equipment and tools on farm; conduct farm building repairs; complete harvest preparation tasks such as spreading liners in bins, wash and sanitize harvesting bins or repair harvesting bins; hand harvest apples to quality standards; laying mylar; construct and maintain trellis; repair deer fence; install and maintain irrigation systems and drain tile in orchard; complete general hand tasks to include picking up garbage around the orchard, removing old trees, string and wire from trellis and orchard blocks; picking up sticks, rocks and brush throughout the orchard; conduct various field and farm clean up tasks at end of season.
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:
Experience Requirement: 3 verifiable months of commercial agriculture experience in fruit required. Applicants must furnish job references from recent employers within the past 3 years establishing acceptable prior experience. Job requires worker to complete tasks in general farm labor, orchard maintenance, and apple hand harvest. Employer will provide instructions and training on specific job duties. Season Commitment: Job offered requires worker be available for and worker agrees to work every day that work is available for entire employment period. Worker must be able to perform job description duties in safe manner consistent with established safety procedures. Drug Screen not utilized as a pre-employment tool.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Ridgeview Orchards, LLC
Location:
Conklin, MI 49403
Telephone Number:
+16168992317

Worksite

Address:
1525 Wilson Ave, Conklin, MI 49403

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23351-572064
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Apple Hand Harvest (Strip Pick) $14.00 per 18-bushel box harvested / Estimated Hourly Rate: $18.50 / Piece rates are minimum and may change during season or hourly rates may be offered.
Date Posted:
12/22/2023

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