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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker / Laborer

wafla

Brewster, WA

$19.25 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15094490765
Email address to Apply:
kelsey.divis@wescottorchard.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
99
Job Duties:
CHERRY Harvest: The Worker will hand harvest cherries, this can be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or a ladder. The Worker will attach harness, bucket or bag and pick low hanging fruit while standing or on a ladder. The Worker will pick according to grade, color and size by grasping fruit with the hands and removing from the tree in a motion so as not to harm adjacent buds on the tree branches. The Worker will carry harness, bucket or bag of up to 20 lbs. and will place fruit into plastic lugs which hold approximately 30 pounds of fruit. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. Some Workers may be required to examine harvested fruit in plastic/wooden bins and sort out any fruit not meeting the grade, color and size specifications. The worker must possess the ability to pick-up, handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing up to 40 pounds. APPLES/PEARS/PEACHES/NECTARINES/PLUMS/PLUOTS/APRIUMS Harvest: The Worker will hand harvest apples/pears/peaches/nectarines/plums/pluots/apriums this can be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or a ladder. The Worker will attach harness, bucket or bag and picks low hanging fruit while standing on the ground and higher branches while standing on a ladder. The Worker will pick according to grade, color and size by grasping fruit with the hands and removing from the tree in a motion so as not to harm adjacent buds on the tree branches. The Worker will carry harness, bucket or bag of up to 60 lbs. and will place fruit into wooden bins, 4?x4?x3? which hold approximately 25 bushels of fruit. Care must be exercised at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. The Worker may be required to examine harvested fruit in bins and sort out any fruit not meeting the grade, color and size specifications. The Worker must possess the ability to pick-up; handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing up to 40 pounds. THINNING: Thinning is a manual process used to control the size and quality of grown fruit. The Worker must possess the ability to pick up, handle a 10 ft. or 12 ft. orchard ladder weighing 40 pounds. Furthermore, the Worker must be able to use scissor like clippers. This process requires the Worker to remove, in some cases not limited to the smallest fruit blossom, bud and/or identifiable fruit from within a cluster of other fruits. The Worker will be expected to be able to identify and remove fruit that is misshapen, damaged and/or with other quality problems as directed by supervisors. Thinning may be performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or a ladder. See Addendum C, A.8a Job Duties (a)
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:
B.2) Worker must possess 3 months of tree fruit experience. B.4e) Must be able to lift and/or load 60lbs. B.4g) Work may take place when temperatures are below freezing and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. B.4h) May require extensive pulling and/or pushing of tools, wheelbarrows, fruit containers, etc. B.4i) May require worker to sit and/or walk for extensive periods of time while sorting, picking, examining, weeding, transporting, pruning, etc. B.4j) Workers will be required to stoop and/or bend over while performing farm labor such as weeding, irrigating, pruning, picking, removing debris, etc. B.4k) There will be repetitive movements while performing most of the farm labor duties, for example picking, sorting, pruning, shoveling, weeding, etc. See Addendum C, B.6 Additional Info Regarding Job Qualifications/Requirements
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
wafla
Location:
Lacey, WA 98516
Telephone Number:
+13604558064

Worksite

Address:
46 Lakeview Way, Brewster, WA 98812

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24090-841807
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
See Addendum A
Date Posted:
4/10/2024

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