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Farmworker/laborer

Diamondback Acres, Inc.

Chelan, WA

$19.25 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13607017661
Email address to Apply:
farrah@diamondbackacres.com
Web address to Apply:
www.worksourcewa.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
12
Job Duties:
CHERRY Harvest: The Worker will hand-harvest cherries. This can be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or a ladder. The Worker will attach a harness, bucket, or bag and pick low-hanging fruit while standing or on a ladder. The Worker will pick according to grade, color, and size by grasping fruit with the hands and removing it from the tree in a motion so as not to harm adjacent buds on the tree branches. The Worker will carry a harness, bucket, or bag of up to 20 lbs. and will place fruit into plastic lugs that hold approximately 30 pounds of fruit. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. Some Workers may be required to examine harvested fruit in plastic/wooden bins and sort out any fruit not meeting the grade, color and size specifications. The Worker must possess the ability to pick up and handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing up to 40 pounds. Jobs involving cherry harvest may be compensated at either an hourly rate or piece-rate basis, determined upon the updated 2024 AEWR. APPLE Harvest: The Worker will hand-harvest apples. This can be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or a ladder. The Worker will attach a harness, bucket, or bag and pick low-hanging fruit while standing on the ground and higher branches while standing on a ladder. The Worker will pick according to grade, color, and size by grasping fruit with the hands and removing it from the tree in a motion so as not to harm adjacent buds on the tree branches. The Worker may be required to use hand clippers to clip stems. The Worker will carry a harness, bucket, or bag of up to 60 lbs. and will place fruit into wooden or plastic bins, 4’x4’x3’ which hold approximately 25 bushels of fruit. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. The Worker may be required to examine harvested fruit in bins and sort out any fruit not meeting the grade, color, and size specifications. The Worker must possess the ability to pick up and handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing up to 40 pounds. Jobs involving apple harvest may be compensated at either an hourly rate or piece-rate basis, determined upon the updated 2024 AEWR. BLUEBERRY Harvest: The worker will spend time bending and crouching while hand-harvesting blueberries at locations indicated by the supervisor. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. Workers will pick blueberries from bushes and place the blueberries in buckets attached to the body. Worker will pick according to grade, color, and size by grasping the berries with fingers and removing the berries so as to not harm the adjacent berries and buds, nor bruise the picked berries. Workers will carry plastic buckets and will place berries into flats, and trays or pack directly into clamshells. Plastic picking buckets will hold 6 pounds of blueberries. Workers may be required to carry 15-pound flats to row ends. Jobs involving blueberry harvest may be compensated at either an hourly rate or piece-rate basis, determined upon the updated 2024 AEWR.
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:
2) 3 months of Tree Fruit Experience. 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:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Diamondback Acres, Inc.
Location:
Chelan, WA 98816
Telephone Number:
+15098887823

Worksite

Address:
86 Chelan Ranch Rd, Chelan, WA 98816

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24026-670847
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
See 8e. Additional Crop or Agricultural Activities and Wage Offer Information
Date Posted:
2/14/2024

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