Fruit Harvest Crew

Lake Leelanau, MI 49653
Bardenhagen Berries
  • Date Posted 2/23/2018
  • Category Agriculture
  • Position Type Full-time
  • Employment Terms Approximately mid-June to end of July or early August
  • Compensation Piecerate, with minimum wage guaranteed (hourly)
  • Application Deadline 4/30/2018
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Overview
The more you pick, the more money you earn! A great job for hardworking, motivated people who have the ability to perform physical labor, during varying weather conditions. Strawberry season usually runs for around three weeks from third week of June to first week of July. Work is days usually 7-12 am, and 1-4 pm, 7 days a week. Sundays work is only in morning. Motivated workers earn $9-$25/hour harvesting, plus a possible bonus at the end of the season. Minimum wage is always guaranteed. Sweet Cherry season usually runs for around three to four weeks starting during the first week of July, ending in early August. Cherry harvest requires the ability of working on 6-12 ft ladders. Cherry harvest work schedule is usually 7-12 am, and 1-5 pm, Monday-Friday, with Saturdays only 7-12 am. In an average year, workers are able to earn $3500-8000 in a 6-7 week harvest season, depending on skill. A commitment to work the entire strawberry and/or cherry season is generally required. For more information and/or to apply, visit our website, www.bardenhagenberries.com.