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EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPT TREE FRUIT WORKER X64 YAKIMA, TIETON, NACHES, WAPATO, ZILLAH, GRANDVIEW, PROSSER, MATTAWA, OT in Naches, Washington

TREE FRUIT WORKER X64 YAKIMA, TIETON, NACHES, WAPATO, ZILLAH, GRANDVIEW, PROSSER, MATTAWA, OTHELLO, PASCO, WA H-2AThis is an H-2A job order for Apples, Pears, and CherriesThis H-2A job opportunity is limited to qualified, available workers that are currently eligible to work in the United States, per federal regulation.Primary tasks will be thinning, planting, training and trellising trees, summer pruning and harvesting of apples, pears, cherries.Workers will perform any of the following duties: Orchard clean-up, building and repairing tree trellises, spreading compost, removal of strings and wire from trellises and other hand tasks. Care of young non-producing fruit trees, including weeding, tree trunk painting, hand fertilizing and hand clipping.Training of apple, pear and cherry trees to trellises including limb positioning, clipping and tying limbs and shoots to wire. Must be able to train trees to trellis without constant management supervision. Propping and tying of apple, pear and cherry trees and limbs. Workers will install, deploy and remove shade cloth; install, maintain and operate irrigation system. Ability to pick up, use and safely handle a 12-foot orchard ladder weighing approximately 40 lbs. is necessary for performance of general orchard duties.Qualified workers (workers who po

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