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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers & Laborers & Agricultural Equipment Operator

Harlow Family Farm LLC

Putney, VT

$17.80 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18023875519
Email address to Apply:
harlowfamilyfarm@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
All applicants must be able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in this job description and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in box 3 & 4, page 1. Workers are needed to plant, maintain, and harvest multiple fruit crops including apples, cherries, peaches, plums, apricots, blueberries, and strawberries. Workers must be able to work efficiently and with attention to detail. Workers will perform farm vehicle and tractor maintenance and repair. Workers will take part in cleaning and organizing equipment barn and shop spaces. Workers must have previous commercial experience and ability to perform various tasks required in fruit production including: hand-thinning, hand-weeding, pruning, pruning clean-up, tree stabilization, trunk painting, trellis installation, tree-training, orchard sanitation. Workers must also be able to help keep the overall farm and grounds clean and orderly. Workers will be operating tractors, string trimmers, chainsaws, and other farm equipment that is needed to maintain the fruit crops and farm. Workers will sort, wash, pack, and otherwise prepare various crops for storage and retail sale, as well as transport and deliver various crops from field to farm buildings. Workers will load and unload farm vehicles, setup and operate various types of irrigation equipment, and cut vegetation or brush from in and around fields, buildings, fence lines, and equipment. Workers will operate trucks or other multi-purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing (whether on or off farm) to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies, or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday (including on public roads to reach farmer's fields); and/or transport workers to the grocery store, bank, western union on an as-needed basis. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess a valid driver license, no worker will be rejected for not having a driver's license. Workers must be available to work Saturdays. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. In the event of inclement weather, workers may be asked to help with cleaning inside farm buildings and assist with cidery operations. Workers will also assist in preparation for pick-your-own operations including sign installation. Workers may require to work 8 hours shift between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm from Monday through Friday, and may require to work 5 hours shift between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm on a Saturday. Workers will be given 30 minutes for lunch and a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon. Workers must be willing to work in varied weather conditions. Beginning and ending times each day and the number of hours per day will vary depending on weather and crop conditions. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
1
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Harlow Family Farm LLC
Location:
Putney, VI 05346
Telephone Number:
+18023875519

Worksite

Address:
556 Bellows Falls Road, Putney, VT 05346

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24113-911557
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/29/2024

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