Dickey Farms, Inc.

Macon , GA

Orchard Workers - JO# GA2036678388

Dickey Farms, Inc.
Macon, GA Part time
Posted on March 11, 2018

JO# GA2036678388

Dickey Farms, Inc., Musella, GA now hiring 54 temporary Orchard Workers to work in Crawford, Peach, and Monroe Counties, GA from 4/4/2018 to 8/15/2018. Hourly wage of $10.95 or prevailing piece rate of $3.00 per gallon to harvest blueberries, whichever is higher. Incentive piece rates ranging from ranging from $0.15 per tree to prune or thin peach trees to $0.45 per 5/8 bushel to hand harvest peaches. Production standards apply. Manually cultivate, harvest, grade, sort and pack peaches.

On-going orchard maintenance including planting, pruning, and thinning trees as instructed. Work outside in inclement weather, especially extreme heat or cold, for extensive periods of time; prolonged bending, standing, walking, use of repetitive hand movements while grading or spreading fertilizer; use a stool or 2 feet ladder to reach tree limbs; reach over head for extended periods of time while pruning trees; lift, carry, and load up to 50 pounds; hoist up to 30 pounds overhead and support 35 pounds over the shoulder while walking for prolonged periods of time. Two months of horticultural pruning and thinning and fruit orchard experience is required. Three quarters of an average of 40 hours per week guaranteed. Tools, supplies and equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided at no cost if outside commuting area. If applicable, transportation and subsistence expense to the job will be paid upon completion of 50% of the employment period, or earlier.