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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Catoctin Mountain Orchard

Thurmont, MD

$17.20 per hour


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Apple/peaches: Tasks will be related to the planting, growing, cultivating, weeding, fertilizing, pruning, harvesting and sorting of peaches and apples. These crops may include but are not limited to the following: peaches, apples and pears and cherries. Workers may be required to do any other manual task involved in the production of fruit and vegetable crops. This may also include the sorting, grading and packing of apples. Must be able to work outdoors in dusty and dirty conditions, in extremes of heat and cold and in inclement weather. Must be able to crouch, bend, and sit on the ground, and lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds. Must be able to listen to, understand and follow simple instructions of field leaders and supervisor. This job requires three months (or 480 hours) of verifiable prior experience. The employer will comply with re-entry restrictions applicable to pesticides and other chemicals used in the fields. Must be able to use hand tools such as: shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. During busy planting/harvest season workers may be requested to start earlier and work more than the scheduled 39 hours per week, including holidays. When weather is hot, starting and quitting times may be shifted to earlier or later in the day.
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.

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7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

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Catoctin Mountain Orchard
Thurmont, MD 21788
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15307 Kelbaugh Road, Thurmont, MD 21788

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