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Farmworkers & Laborers & Agricultural Equipment Operator

Green Mountain Orchards, Inc

Putney, VT

$17.80 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. Workers will perform tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and harvesting of diversified ground crops. Workers will: drive, operate, adjust, and maintain farm machines; prepare soil for planting; perform manual tasks like pruning, weeding, and thinning; drive tractor for spraying pesticides and mowing; repair and maintain irrigation systems; harvest, grade, and pack fruit and vegetables; and perform other farm related duties as the need arises. 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 or laundry facilities 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 may use hand tools such as shovels, saws, and hoes. Workers must be able to handle and climb a 20-foot ladder repetitively while carrying an apple picking bucket which is harnessed over the workers' shoulders. The employer will provide 1 day of training and allow 2 days of work for the worker to reach production standards. During harvest, productivity must be at least 60 1-1/8-bushel boxes per 7 hours worked with no more than 5% bruising for fresh market. Workers must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Workers must be able and willing to work in varied weather conditions. Workers may require to work 9 hours shift between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm from Monday through Saturday. Workers will be given a 30-minute lunch break. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on weather and conditions in the orchard. Workers must be able to take directions in simple English.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Green Mountain Orchards, Inc
Company Name:
Green Mountain Orchards, Inc
PUTNEY, VT 05346
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130 West Hill Road, Putney, VT 05346

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