El Vista Orchards Inc.
Fairfield, PA

H2A Available Jobs

Number of Workers Requested:  20

This work order is for qualified people to perform any combination of tasks related to packing fresh market and processing apples: Grade and sort by hand according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Discard inferior or defective products or foreign matter, and place acceptable products in containers for further processing. Use grading equipment, labelers and baggers. Adjust, maintain and clean packing machines; fold cardboard containers. Place fruit by hand into containers and label, tape, move and stack cartons on pallets. Workers will operate agricultural machinery/equipment essential to packing apples including bagging machines, bin feeding machines, box machines, labeling machines and forklifts. Fork lift operator (those trained to operate fork lift) responsibilities will include delivering pallets of finished product to cold storage, loading/unloading as needed, setting up orders for shipping, record keeping of materials and finished product. Workers may be responsible for cleaning all machinery, electronic equipment and the facility work areas at end of shift. Workers must adhere to all Food Safety Protocol. Instructions and overall supervision and direction will be provided by a company supervisor. Workers hired pursuant to this labor certification must be able to comprehend and follow instruction of a company supervisor. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers will be expected to perform basic duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Work is to be done for long periods of time. 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 standing. Outside temperatures may range from 20 to 110 F however most work is performed indoors where temperatures range from 35 to 80 F. Workers should be physically able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Failure to comply with operating and safety standards may result in termination. Occasional Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  Must have three months work experience in packaging/warehouse work with experience in grading fruit. Training will not be provided for grading fruit. Workers will be expected to perform manual jobs with accuracy and efficiency throughout packing season. Workers must be able to lift greater than 50 lbs over his or her head.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  El Vista Orchards Inc.
Location:  FairfieldPA 17320
Telephone Number:  +17176428414


Address:  Main Farm and Packinghouse 1160 Cold Springs Road
        Fairfield, PA 17320

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