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Farmworker Laborer and Crop

Ivy Hill Farm

Smithsburg, MD

$17.20 per hour


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Will prune, plant, cultivate, irrigate, fertilize, harvest, and sort fruit crops while working outside in all types of weather. Apples are the primary crop. Must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs. and 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; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. The employer, at no cost, will provide any tools or equipment necessary to perform required tasks. All work must be performed carefully according to instructions to avoid damage or harm to crops. May assist with harvest of other fruits and vegetables, construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, participate in irrigation activities and other farm related activities as needed, pending maturation and harvest of apple varieties. Must be able to work outdoors in dusty and dirty conditions, in extremes of heat, cold and inclement weather. Must be able to crouch, bend, and sit on the ground. Must be able to listen to, understand and follow simple instructions of field leader/supervisor. 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. Harvest is contingent on weather conditions to ensure selection of tree ripened fruit. 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 incompany housing during non-working hours) on company property is prohibited and will be cause for termination.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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During busy planting/harvest season workers may be requested to start earlier and work more than the scheduled 35 hours per week, including holidays. When weather is hot, starting and quitting times may be shifted to earlier or later in the day. This may vary depending on crop and weather conditions.
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7:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Employer Information

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Ivy Hill Farm
Smithsburg, MD 21783
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13840 Smithsburg Pike, Smithsburg, MD 21783

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