AGRICULTURE Norton Creek Farms, Inc., Cashiers, NC now hiring 130 temporary Farm Workers to work in Macon, Jackson and Clay Counties, NC from 9/15/2016 to 11/1/2016. Hourly wage of $10.72 or piece rates ranging from $1.00 per gallon box to harvest strawberries to $16.00 per box (1,000) to pick up, band, trim, box and load dormant strawberry plants, whichever is higher. Perform manual labor to plant, transplant, cultivate, harvest, field pack, load and unload strawberry plants, strawberries, tomatoes, pumpkins, peppers, blackberries, beans, cabbage, sweet corn, squash, watermelons and Christmas trees by hand, by machine, and using hand tools. Work is outside and may be in inclement weather including extreme heat, cold, and light rain or snow. Perform repetitive bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, walking and heavy lifting and carrying up to 35 lbs. One month of experience harvesting fruits or vegetables is required. Three quarters of an average of 40 hrs./wk guaranteed. Tools, supplies and equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided at no cost if outside commuting area. If applicable, transportation and subsistence expense to the job will be paid upon completion of 50% of the employment period, or earlier. Apply for this job by reporting to the nearest SWA in the state in which this ad appeared or contact the Macon County NC Works Career Center, 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 369-9534, JO# NC10554336.
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