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Farmworkers & Laborers & Agricultural Equipment Operator

Bluff Gardens, Inc.

Harbor Springs, MI

$18.50 per hour


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Job Description

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All applicants must able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in the job order and must be available for the entire period of employment in Box 3 & 4 on Page 1. Workers are needed to plant, maintain and harvest various fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Work duties include picking stones, hand tilling, hoeing, weeding, transplanting, planting, cultivating, spraying, fertilizing, pruning, and harvesting. Experience required in mechanical planting, transplanting, cultivating, seeding, and spraying. Workers will perform other farm related duties as the need arises, including: cleaning fruit and vegetables; preparing products for storage or delivery to farm stand; bunching produce and flowers; arranging flowers from small arrangements to architectural-scale arrangements, garlands, and wreaths; maintaining farm buildings and machinery; operating and maintain irrigation systems; loading and unloading produce onto trucks; and pruning by hand or chainsaw. The employer will provide 2 day of training and 2 days of work for the worker to satisfactorily demonstrate proficiency in performing the duties described in this job description. Workers will operate trucks or other multi-purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing (whether on or off farm) to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies, or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday (including on public roads to reach farmer's fields); and/or transport workers to the grocery store, bank, western union on an as-needed basis. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess a valid driver license, no worker will be rejected for not having a driver's license. Workers must be willing to work in various extreme weather conditions from damp and cold spring and fall days to hot and humid summer days. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Workers must be available for work Monday through Saturday. Workers may require to work 7 hours shift per day between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm from Monday through Friday and may require to work 5 hours shift on Saturday between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm on Saturdays, which will total 40 hours for the week Daily beginning and ending times will vary depending on crop and other conditions. The employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform assigned duties. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English. The specific type of fruit and vegetable crops workers will harvest and pack if employed in the job order are: Raspberries, Strawberries, Asparagus, Green and Wax Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussell Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cucumber, Egg Plant, Kohlrabi, Arugula & Radicchio Lettuce, Boxed & Leek Onions, Parsley, English and Sugar snap Snow Peas, Potatoes, Radish, Small & Large Peppers, Patty Pan, Winter & zucchini Squash, Spinach, Cherry, Green, Grape & Yellow Tomatoes, Gourds, Indian Corn, and Pumpkins.
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

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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bluff Gardens, Inc.
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Telephone Number:


721 West Lake Road, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Job Order Details

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