4 Job Openings - Starting: 02/22/2019 and Ending: 12/21/2019
We need seasonal employees to do various manual tasks related to apple trees and production. These tasks will include but are not limited to pruning dwarf apple trees with air operated and manual hand tools, assisting in brush removal, assisting in the planting of apple trees and support systems, training of trees, installation and maintenance of irrigation systems. Applicant must be able to operate pruning tools and a chain saw in safe manner. Although the applicant will not be applying pesticides, they will be used, and all worker protection rules pertaining to their use must be strictly followed. In the fall employees will assist in sorting, grading and packing apples. Employees will need to assist with pressing apples into apple cider according to food safety standards. Employee will need to do various apple tree tasks, such as; tree training by attaching the tree to posts, tying down branches with string and or thinning apples from the trees.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. for up to 20 feet. Must be able to stand for 8-12 hours per day on concrete floor. Require 3 months experience. Food safety standards must be followed in all areas of orchard employment. Employer will provide training.
The employer, Sunrise Orchards, Inc from Gays Mills, WI will pay the adverse effect wage rate of $13.54/hr. The employer guarantees 3 of the workdays in the work contract. The work tools, supplies and equipment are provided without cost to the worker, if applicable. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the workday. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier.
Workers interested in the job should contact the Wisconsin Office Representative at 201 E. Washington Ave, Rm G100 Madison, WI 53707. Phone number: 608-266-7426 or your nearest local State Workforce agency and mention job order number: WI2457572.