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Farmworker and Laborers, Crop

Mountain Valley Orchards, LLC

Smithsburg, MD

$17.20 per hour


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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; picking, cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Fruits and crops may include apples, peaches, tomatoes, squash, onions, peppers, corn, strawberries, brambles, and cucumbers. 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.
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:
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Special Requirements:
3 months or 480 hours of verifiable experience in orchard/farm work. During busy planting/harvest season workers may be requested to start earlier and work more than the scheduled 40 hours per week, including holidays. When weather is hot, starting and quitting times may be shifted to earlier or later in the day. This may vary depending on crop and weather conditions.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Mountain Valley Orchards, LLC
Smithsburg, MD 21783
Telephone Number:


22549 Jefferson Blvd, Smithsburg, MD 21783

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
per bushel. Estimated Hourly Rate of $19.75 per hour.
Date Posted: