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EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPT General Tree Fruit Workers X 34, Tonasket and Oroville, WA area in Tonasket, Washington

266274953/Tree Fruit Workers X 34, Tonasket and Oroville, WA area

This job opportunity is limited to qualified, available workers that are currently eligible to work in the United States, per federal regulation.

This is an job order for General Farm Workers


  1. Harvesting apples and pears
  2. Pruning of fruit trees
  3. Training of fruit trees
  4. Thinning of fruit trees
  5. General farm work (examples: clean up, building and repairing tree trellises, etc.)


  • Willing to commit to the entire contract period
  • 3 months of verifiable tree fruit farm work experience
  • Able to lift up to 60 lbs repeatedly throughout the day

HOURS/DAYS/SCHEDULE: Contract period: February 1, 2024 through November 10, 2024.   40 per week 8 hrs a day M-F

SALARY/WAGE/BENEFITS: All piece rate work will be paid at the prevailing piece rate with a minimum of $19.25 an hour guaranteed.

  • Pruning, training, hand thinning and general farm work will be paid on an hourly basis at $17.97 per hour. 

  • Apple Harvest: 47 X 47 X 24 ½ inch bin

  • Cosmic Crisp: $28.26

  • Granny Smith: $28.26
  • Honey Crisp: $31.76

  • Pear Harvest: 47 X 47 X 24 ½ inch bin

  • Bartlett: $25.0

  • D'Anjou: $25.04
  • Bosc: $25.04
  • Starkrimson: $25.04

  • The payroll period shall be semi-monthly.

  • The employer will furnish, without charge, all tools, supplies and personal protective equipment required in the performance of the specified work.

  • Employer provided housing/kitchen facilities are available for employees who are unable to reasonably return to their place of residence the same day.

  • Transportation costs to the job site for domestic workers from outside the local commuting distance of the job site will be reimbursed by the employer after 50% of the contract period. Transportation costs from the job site to the workers home will be provided to those domestic workers that complete the entire contract period.

  • Employer guarantees to offer employment for the hourly equivalent of 3/4 or 75% of the workdays of the work contract beginning with the first day of work.

  • Full employment description of employer benefits is available from the employer.

CLOSING DATE/DEADLINE: Employer will accept referrals until June 22, 2024

HOW TO APPLY/REQUEST A REFERRAL: Referrals can be requested from any WorkSource Office in Washington State.    Applicants can contact the local WorkSource office assisting this employer by reporting in person to Okanogan County WorkSource office at 126 S. Main, Omak, WA 98841 or by calling (509) 826-7310.

WorkSource/The Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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