Job Summary: We are seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Apple Pickers at our renowned apple orchard in Canada. As an Apple Picker, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the high-quality harvest of our delicious apples. This is a seasonal position with an opportunity to work in a picturesque environment while contributing to the success of our thriving orchard.
Job Position: Apple Picker
Job Location: Prince William, NB
Company: Hoyt Orchards
Salary: $14.75 Hourly
Job type: Full Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours a week
- Carefully inspect apple trees to identify ripe and ready-to-pick apples.
- Utilize specialized harvesting tools, such as ladders and picking bags, to gather apples from the trees efficiently and without causing damage to the fruit or trees.
- Sort and separate apples based on their quality, size, and type, adhering to established standards.
- Pack apples into designated containers or crates, ensuring proper handling to avoid bruising or spoilage.
- Maintain a clean and organized work area, including the removal of fallen apples, branches, and other debris to ensure a safe working environment.
- Collaborate with fellow Apple Pickers and supervisors to coordinate tasks and meet production goals.
- Follow established safety guidelines and procedures to prevent accidents and injuries.
- Report any issues, such as equipment malfunctions or tree diseases, to the appropriate personnel.
- Ability to work outdoors for extended periods, in various weather conditions.
- Physical stamina and strength to lift and carry crates or bags of apples, and climb ladders as necessary.
- Attention to detail to identify ripe apples and sort them accurately.
- Flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
- Good communication skills to collaborate effectively with team members.
- Ability to follow instructions and adhere to established procedures.
- Prior experience in fruit picking or agricultural work is an asset but not mandatory.
To apply for the position of Apple Picker, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your interest in the role and any relevant experience. We appreciate all applications, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Our apple orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. We embrace diversity and inclusion in our workforce and encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.
Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity to be a part of our Apple Picking team in Canada!
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