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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers

AgriLabor, Inc.

Hood River, OR

$19.25 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15416679580
Email address to Apply:
info@agrilaborinc.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
33
Job Duties:
Work duties will include primarily pear, apple, and blueberry pruning. Other duties may include apple blossom thinning, tree training, fire blight cutting and removal, and general farm clean-up. TRAINING: Training is a process in which the fruit tree is manipulated to increase yield and/or quality. The Worker must possess the ability to pick up, handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing 40 pounds. Training may be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or ladder. Some example training tasks are but not limited to: Tying, taping or clipping tree limbs to wires. Tying up or down fruit tree limbs. Training and limb positioning of fruit trees. Shoot thinning, sucker removal, cluster thinning, shoot positioning, hedging, or leaf removal. Propping and supporting fruit trees. Farm clean up tasks include picking up garbage around the orchard, removing old string and wire from trellis and orchard blocks, and other farm labor tasks. PRUNING: Pruning numerous varieties of fruit trees according to established company procedures based on the difference in the treatment of different varieties. Work will be performed on trees for long periods of time using a variety of pruning equipment including but not limited to hand shears, hand loppers, hand saws. Furthermore, the worker must possess ability to pick up, handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing 40 pounds. Pruning may be done from the ground or a ladder up to 12 feet in height or from a motorized platform. The Worker may be required to selectively prune only trees of a certain size and color as instructed by the crew supervisor. The Worker is expected to possess or acquire pruning skills in order to identify and remove stubs or broken branches, downward-growing branches, branches which rub against each other, shaded interior branches, dead wood and shoots/suckers with hand pruning saws, clippers, mechanized pruning equipment.
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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
This job opportunity requires 3 months of previous tree fruit experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
AgriLabor, Inc.
Location:
Hermiston, OR 97838
Telephone Number:
+15417206746

Worksite

Address:
Full Circle Farming, LLC - 2380 Hwy. 35, Hood River , OR 97031

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24071-786849
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/19/2024

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