AGRICULTURE Norton Creek Farms, Inc., Cashiers, NC is now hiring 50 temporary Farm Workers to work in Macon and Jackson Counties, NC from 6/9/2015 to 11/1/2015. Hourly wage of $10.32 or piece rates ranging from $1.00 per one gallon box of harvested strawberries to $11.00 per box (1,000) to tip, cut, box and put strawberries on trailer, 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 outside in inclement weather including light rain and 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 at the nearest office of the SWA in the state in which this ad appeared or contact the Macon County Job Link Career Center, 427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 369-9534, JO# NC10363099.
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