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Farmworker Laborer and Crop

78 Acres, LLC

Smithsburg, MD

$17.20 per hour


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Job Description

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Workers will prune, plant, cultivate, irrigate, fertilize, harvest, and sort our crops while working outside in all types of weather. Must be able to pick fruit with a 3% or less bruise rate. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers, removing and applying row covers, transplanting, weeding, thinning or pruning crops; cleaning, packing and loading harvest include everything from apples, peaches, pears and other stone fruit, to strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, pumpkins and other varietal squashproducts. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, participate in irrigation activities and other farm related activities as needed. 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, carry and lift items weighing up to 75 pounds. Must be able to listen to, understand and follow simple instructions of field operations leaders and supervisors. 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. Workers may not report for work while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol(exception is made for moderate alcohol consumption in company housing during non-working hours) on company property is prohibited and will be cause for termination. The employer, at no cost, will provide any tools or equipment necessary to perform required tasks to the worker. Tasks will be related to a diverse variety of fruit and vegetable crops. All work must be performed carefully according to instructions to avoid damage or harm to crops.
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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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 late in the day. This may vary depending on crop and weather conditions.
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8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

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78 Acres, LLC
Smithsburg, MD 21783
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23340 Fruit Tree Drive, Smithsburg, MD 21783

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