Orchard Workers #GA2837276550Dickey Farms, Inc.,
Dickey Farms, Inc., Musella, GA now hiring 30 temporary Orchard Workers to work in Crawford, Peach, and Monroe Counties, GA from January 3, 2019 to August 15, 2019.
Hourly wage of $10.95. Incentive piece rates ranging from $0.15 per tree to prune or thin peach trees to $0.45 per 5/8 bushel to hand harvest peaches may be offered. Production standards apply.
Manually cultivate, harvest, grade, sort and pack peaches. On-going orchard maintenance including planting, pruning and thinning trees as instructed. Work is 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 of a stool or 2 ft. ladder to reach tree limbs; reach over head for extended periods of time while pruning trees; lift, carry, and load up to 50 lbs., hoist up to 30 lbs. over head and support 35 lbs. 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.