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This is an H-2A job order for general farmworkers. Job requires
extensive sitting, exposure to extreme, Temperatures, repetitive
movements, extensive pushing and pulling and frequent stooping.
Musthave ability to safely handle a 12-foot orchardladder. Cleanup.
May assist with planting, thinning, pruning, and harvesting of
Apple Harvest: The worker will hand harvest apples. This can be
performed from a motorized platform and/or from the ground or 10 ft
12 ft ladder.
Grape Harvest: Workers will hand and/or machine harvest wine
Thinning: is a Manual process using an orchard ladder and/or
scissor like clippers.
3 months ofverifiable tree fruit farmwork experience
Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs.
Must anticipate being available to work the entire contract
Hourly wage is $16.34per hour. The prevailing practice for
harvest work is to compensate workers on a piece rate basis.
However, no worker will be paid less than $16.34 per hour averaged
over the pay period. Minimum piece rates are as follow:
Pruning/Thinning: $0.2 piece rate -Pruning Piece: Low $0.02;
High $6.00 hr., Thinning: Low $0.03, High $9.00 hour. Training: Low
$0.03. High $4.25 hour, $02 - $9.00/hr. per apple tree depending on
size of tree. $0.2-$25 high density 900 plus trees/acre 0-2 years
old; $0 - $25 high density, 900 plus trees/acre 2-3 year old:
$1.00-$3.50 med density, 300-450 trees/acre 4-7 years old:
$$3.50-$9.00 Med Low density, multiple leaders 99-250 trees/acre
12-100 years old.
Tree Training: $.03 piece rate - $0.3 - $4.25 for training
Apple Harvesting: $.24 piece rate
47 x 47.5 bin size, all cultivations ranging from $24.00-$29.00
Fuji $27.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)
Gala $27.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)
Pink Lady $29.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)
Honeycrisp $29.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)
Smitten $24.50.00 per bin (47-inch x 47-inch x 24 inch)
All cultivations for all density.
The pay period is weekly.
The employer will furnish, without charge, all tools, supplies
and personal protective equipment required in the performance of
the specified work.
Employer provided housing/kitchen facilities are available for
employees who are unable to reasonably return to their place of
residence the same day.
Transportation costs to the job site for domestic workers from
outside the local commuting distance of the job site will be
reimbursed by the employer after 50% of the contract period.
Transportation costs from the job site to the workers home will be
provided to those domestic workers that complete the entire
Employer guarantees to offer employment for the hourly
equivalent of 3/4 or 75% of the workdays of the work contract
beginning with the first day of work.
Full job description and employer benefits is available from the
Contract period: 4/19/2021 11/20/2021
Work hours will be 6 hrs. a day - Monday through Saturday
Employer will accept referrals until 8/5/2021.
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