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N.J. Fox & Sons, Inc.

New Era, MI

$18.50 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Farm Laborer: Worker will be required to complete the following activities as directed by supervisor: general field and orchard maintenance; weeding; shoveling; hoeing; mulch; trunk painting; mowing; hand fertilizing; thinning; pruning; grafting; tying limbs; planting or transplanting fruit trees; care and maintenance of nursery fruit trees; plant asparagus crowns; blossom removal; seeding orchard; install tree screens/grow tubes; drive and operate vehicles, tractors or other agricultural equipment such as forklifts; spray crops with tractor and spray attachment; routine general repairs and maintenance of farm equipment and tools on farm; conduct farm building repairs; complete harvest preparation tasks such as spreading liners in bins, wash and sanitize harvesting bins or repair harvesting bins; hand harvest to quality standards of apples, asparagus, blueberries, sweet cherries, tart cherries, grapes, peaches and pears; mechanical harvest tart cherries; pack employer grown asparagus; maintain count/weight records; lay mylar in orchard; trellis system install, maintenance and removal; repair deer fence; irrigation systems install and maintenance; repair drain tile; complete general hand tasks to include picking up garbage around the orchard, removing old trees, string and wire from trellis and orchard blocks, picking up sticks, rocks and brush throughout the field/orchard, deter wildlife with dryer sheets or pheromone ties; conduct various field and farm clean up tasks at end of season.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
Experience Requirement: Two verifiable months commercial tree fruit hand harvest required. Applicants must furnish job references from recent employers within the last 3 years establishing acceptable prior experience. Season Commitment: Job offered requires worker be available for and worker agrees to work every day that work is available for entire employment period. Worker must be able to perform job description duties in safe manner consistent with established safety procedures.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
N.J. Fox & Sons, Inc.
Shelby, MI 49455
Telephone Number:


43.58179, -86.32343, New Era, MI 49446

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
per 20-bushel bin (Apples, Fresh). /Estimated Hourly Rate: $18.50/ Piece rates are minimum and may change during season or hourly rates may be offered. Employer guarantees worker payment not less than state's AEWR hourly rate for each hour worked.
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