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Sunrise Orchards, Inc

Goshen, IN

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  14
Begin date: 6/10/2024
End date: 12/15/2024
APPLES HAND HARVEST: Worker will hand harvest numerous varieties of apples according to established company procedures accounting for difference in the treatment of different varieties. Worker will attach harness, bucket or bag and pick fruit while standing on the ground and higher branches while safely standing on a 5-16 foot ladder. Worker must visually inspect harvest bucket and bulk bins before each use to ensure cleanliness. Worker will pick by grasping fruit with the hands and removing from the tree in a motion so as not to harm or pull off adjacent buds or immature fruit on the tree branches. Worker will pick apples and place them in their 1/2 Bushel harvest bucket. Worker will walk their full harness, bucket or bag of up to 70 lbs. to their assigned bin (with their picking number that they place on the bin with provided stickers) and gently empty the bucket into the bulk bins, which hold approximately 18 bushels of fruit. Worker may be required to selectively pick only fruit of a certain grade, color and/or size as instructed by supervisor, and pick and discard fruit that does not meet grade standards. Worker will be required to handle fruit carefully and not bruise or damage fruit when it is placed in the bin. Worker must exercise care at all times to prevent bruising of fruit or breaking of branches. Some workers may be required to examine harvested fruit in bins and sort out any fruit not meeting the grade, color and size specifications. Worker must not handle or harvest contaminated produce. Worker will load and unload empty bins by hand and place in orchard. Worker will be required to help other workers finish rows as supervisor instructs. Pay will be hourly

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  2
Special Requirements:  Job requires worker to complete tasks in Cabbage (Green, Red), Broccoli, Cauliflower, Summer Squash (Zucchini & Yellow), Winter Squash (Acorn, Butternut, Spaghetti, Kabocha), Apples, Peaches, Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkins, Pie Pumpkins, Specialty/White/Heirloom Pumpkins, Mini Pumpkins, Mini Assorted Gourds, Large Gourds, Sweet Corn (Bicolor & Yellow), Cucumber and Indian Corn Experience Requirement: 2 verifiable months of commercial agriculture experience hand harvesting fruits or vegetables required. Applicants must furnish job references from recent employers within the past 5 years establishing acceptable prior experience. Drug Testing done at employer’s expense and not utilized as preemployment tool.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Sunrise Orchards, Inc.
Location:  Goshen, IN 46526
Telephone Number:  +15745337465

Worksite Address:

20363 County Road 38,, goshen, IN 46526

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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