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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker and Harvest Laborers

Greendale Orchard, Inc

Waynesboro, PA

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17177620244

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
12
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Following supervisors instruction, workers will harvest, load, grade, and pack various types of vegetables. The worker will require use of hand tools such as shears and knives. This work can require standing, walking, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds for long periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions. It also includes making important decisions based on size, coloring and ripeness according to prescribed standards. This work requires adherence to important food safety and quality standard operating procedures and the ability to work quickly and consistently alongside fellow workers with a positive, professional, team-based attitude and a consideration for the safety and health of fellow workers and of the consumers who will purchase and consume the fresh produce grown, harvested, packed, and shipped from the farm. Squash Planting: As instructed, worker will move down assigned row and place seeds in hole then cover hole with dirt. Squash Harvest: As instructed, worker will move down assigned row and pick proper size, shape and color of squash, place into bucket. When full, take to designated area. Cucumber Planting: As instructed, worker will move down assigned row and place baby plant and seeds in hole then cover hole with dirt. Cucumber Harvest: As instructed, worker will move down assigned row grasping, twisting then removing cucumber from plant by snapping stem. Place cucumber into bucket, exercising care to avoid damage to vines and cucumber. Dump full buckets onto the conveyor as instructed. Asparagus Planting: As instructed, worker will move down assigned row and place baby plants in hole then cover hole with dirt. Asparagus Harvesting: As instructed, worker will move down assigned row and pick proper size, shape and color of asparagus, place into bucket. When full, take to designated area. Pumpkin Planting: As instructed, worker will move down assigned row and place baby plant and seeds in hole then cover hole with dirt. Pumpkin Harvest: As instructed, worker will use a harvesting knife, cut and gather pumpkins and place in the bin. Peach Harvesting: Following the supervisors instructions, the worker will prune and thin peach trees when necessary to ensure proper growth of fruit. When ripe, workers will remove mature fruit from the trees and place in a plastic container suspended by a harness worn by the worker. When full, worker will carry container to designated area, unhook full container, receive empty container and repeat the process. Apple Harvesting: Quality is essential to the apple harvest. Many different varieties of apples will be picked according to established company procedures based on the end use (spot picking for fresh, small percentage of culls for processing.) To ensure quality, workers must be able to differentiate between colors accurately in order to perform color-specific picking. Workers must be able to carry up to 60 pounds. Pear Harvesting: Following the supervisors instructions, the worker will prune and thin pear trees when necessary to ensure proper growth of fruit. When ripe, workers will remove fruit from the trees and place in a plastic container suspended by a harness worn by the worker. When full, worker will carry container to designated area, unhook full container, receive empty container and repeat the process. Apple/Peach/Pear Tree Thinning: Thinning is a manual process used as part of orchard maintenance to control the size and quality of grown fruit. All workers will be provided appropriate training by supervisors to ensure proper techniques for thinning are utilized. Workers must have the ability to pick up, use and safety handle a 16-foot orchard ladder weighing approximately 40 pounds to perform thinning tasks.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
See Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Greendale Orchard, Inc
Location:
Waynesboro, PA 17268
Telephone Number:
+17177620244

Worksite

Address:
4199 Oak Hill Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24092-844188
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/5/2024

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