Seasonal - Cranberry Bog Farming
Badger State Fruit
Hayward, WI
Posted ago
Badger State Fruit

We are seeking Seasonal Associates to join us at our facility in Gordon, Trego and Hayward, Wisconsin with the potential to convert into a full-time position. We harvest and process high quality cranberries. Our production associates play an extremely important role in the operation providing support in the efficient harvest of raw cranberries.

Housing is available on some of the bogs for those that require it as well as qualify.

Responsibilities
  • Maintain the effective growth state of cranberry bogs by keeping grounds clear of improper growth and other obstructions to the development and harvest of the crop
  • Use of full body waders to go into bogs for maintenance
  • Assist machine operators in the growth maintenance and harvest of the crop
  • Notify management of any event yielding negative effects on the crop
  • Work with the team and management to remedy any issues with the crop or harvest
Qualifications

Education and Experience: High school or general education diploma (GED). Experience working in agriculture a plus.

Skills: Critical thinking, proactive and problem solving skills.

Physical Requirements: Able to work outside in all types of weather. Can be on feet for the majority of the workday. Able to lift 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs on occasion.

Adaptability: The individual adapts to changes in the work environment and is able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.

Compensation
$8 - $11
About Badger State Fruit

We strive to consistently provide our customers with a safe, secure premium high quality product and service. First and foremost Badger State Fruit Processing is a cranberry company, the cranberry is the focus of our business. We are a fully integrated cranberry company, Our story begins on the marsh with the our ownership of the cranberries, we are one of the largest independent growers on the country with our own receiving station, cold storage freezers, juice concentrating facility, sweetened dried facility, our distribution warehouses and Gardner Trucking. We deliver superior quality fruit, and superior customer service to our customers. We strive to exceed our customers’ expectations, as we look to increase our profitability.

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