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Temporary Need: 01-15-18 to 10-30-18. Twelve (12) full-time seasonal temporary farm workers-orchard laborers needed. Wage is $11-hour. 40 hours-week Mon. to Fri. Work location: Santaquin Utah. This job requires a minimum three (3) months of prior experience working in apple peach or cherry orchards handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Workers should be able to work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking and temperatures can range from 10 degrees F to 100 degrees F. To provide a safe and healthy crop workers will be trained in USDA Gap certification and standards and must abide by those standards.Persons seeking employment as an experienced Orchard Worker must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Successful applicants will be subject to a trial period of up to 5 days during which their performance of required tasks will be evaluated. If the performance during the trial period is not acceptable to the employer the workers employment will be terminated.Pruning of trees using hand pruners. Workers must be able to handle ladders which are 12 foot in length and weigh 40 lbs. Climbing up and down pruning of trees using pneumatics consisting of an 8 foot pole while dragging an airline. Stacking tree limbs planting trees shoveling soil applying fertilizer picking up rocks pulling weeds irrigation thinning fruit from a ladder. Harvesting sweet and tart Cherries Peaches Apples and Grapes picking fruit per instruct ructions of supervisor carrying a picking bucket while full of fruit for up to an 8 hour day. Driving harvesting equipment must be able to work in hot dry dusty noisy cold wet snowy conditions must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. be able to follow instructions of job requirements have ability to problem solve. Workers will be required to keep all property and housing clean.Terms and conditions of employment: Employer will train. Workers must be available for the entire work period; be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency; work at a sustained vigorous pace on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Workers must have or will be trained in USDA Gap certification standards. Workers are required to keep all property housing and farm buildings clean and must adhere to all safety rules as instructed by the supervisor; employee must be willing to perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision; absences from work and-or failure to perform required tasks will not be tolerated; must be willing and able to live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time; the job entails working with farm machinery such as tractors and harvesting equipment; will work outdoors in all types of weather and occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes; must be able to provide employment eligibility documentation (I9 verification) upon hire. The employer will provide at no cost to the worker Workers Compensation coverage or private insurance which is equal to Workers Compensation laws for comparable employment. Applicants that have not worked in crop harvesting during the past twelve (12) months up to two (2) references will be required. The employer guarantees to offer the worker employment for a total number of work days equal to at least 3-4s of the total work period beginning with the first workday after the arrival of the worker at the place of employment or advertised contractual first day of need. Whichever is later to occur and ending on the expiration date specified. If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period the employer shall pay the worker the cost incurred by the worker for transportat
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