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Part-Time Seasonal Position
Knowledge of Apples, Peaches, Pears and other fruits and berries is helpful.
Previous retail experiences a plus!

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Orchard Manager

We are looking for a people-oriented, results-driven individual who can exercise initiative and judgment and prioritize to manage our farming operations under minimal supervision. The position involves all aspects of managing an 116-acre fruit and berry operation with skilled support staff.
Perform Other Duties as Instructed by Supervisor:
The ideal candidate for this position will:

• Thrive in a fast-paced environment and handle pressure while managing multiple tasks.
• Be capable of communicating and working with all levels of management and operations personnel.
• Have proven people and task management skills.
•  Possess working knowledge and experience with Word and Excel.
• Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean record.
• Be capable of working a flexible schedule, as workload requires.
• Have relevant fruit and berry growing experience.
• Be able to communicate in Spanish and English.


Most positions are available from July 1st through October 31st each seasonal year. Screening of applications will begin early April of each season. Application materials include a letter describing how your experience and training meet qualifications for the position, a personal resume, copy of completed application form, and names and contact information of three references. Application forms may be downloaded below. Mail, email or fax application materials to:

MGM Paso Finos & Family Orchard
14135 Fennel Road Newark, IL 60541
Phone: (815) 695-1111 • Fax: (815) 695-1110

Online Application for Employment: (coming soon)

Download Application for Employment: click here

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Over 5,900 Apple Trees & an additional 1,500 Fruit Trees (Pears, Plums, Nectarines & Peaches) are being installed in our orchard in the Spring of 2014!

Visit our 3 plus acre Pumpkin Patch in the Fall of 2014 for your decorating & baking needs.

Watch the MGM Paso Fino horse demonstration and witness their very rapid rhythmic footfall which makes this breed so special and popular in the United States.




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