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Oregon Picking Jobs

  • Oregon Farm Jobs – Harvest and Seasonal Work

    Sustainability and family proprietorship serve as benchmarks for the Oregonian agricultural industry. Roughly 98% of all farms in operation remain under family control. As of 2012, close to 1,100 farms boasted ownership by a single family for more than 100 years. The Oregon Department of Agriculture oversees the cultivation and production of agricultural goods in the Northwest state. Recent legislative acts implemented by ODA limit the use of pesticides in reference to the collection of hazardous substances in ground water and protects the health of cattle and other livestock. The ninth largest state in the U.S., Oregon boasts a moderate population limited to western coastal regions of the state by the Cascade and Rocky Mountain ranges in the east, which provides for nearly 16.4 million acres of arable farmland.

    Collectively, Oregon farms produce around 250 commodities and rank as leading growers of Christmas trees, hazelnuts, ryegrass seed, black raspberries, crimson clover, and nearly ten other fruits, nuts, seeds, and vegetables in the U.S. The Beaver State ranks in the top five for production of hops, blueberries, snap beans, wine grapes, and cranberries among other popular domestic crops. Around 35,000 farms reside throughout the mountainous, coastal state. The north central Columbia Gorge River Plateau and west central Willamette Valley regions of the state boasts some of the most fertile areas of land for crop growing. Approximately 1.7 million acres of land remain in use for agricultural purposes in the Willamette Valley region, rivaled only by the 6.6 million acres in use for farming in the Columbia Gorge Plateau. Combined, the two areas account for more than $3.6 billion in sales, which comprises two-thirds of total revenues derived from state agriculture per annum.

    Favorable mild, humid oceanic climates, fertile soils, and eco-conscious denizens drive the agricultural industry throughout Oregon, with the geographical conditions and overarching environmental philosophies allowing for unique and special attention paid to organic and ethical farming methods. The Beaver State enjoys an international reputation for high-quality products, which spurs outside interests in the purchase of commodities grown, raised, and/or processed. Between 80% and 90% of commodities produced in the state leave the region for sale in other states, with around half of the exports reaching foreign markets. Increasing demands nationwide for organic and cruelty-free fruits, vegetables, meats, and dairy products breed thousands of jobs in the Northwest state, as well. In 2012, roughly one out of every eight jobs related to the agricultural industry in some form. In excess of 140,000 pickers, migrant workers, and farmhands maintain gainful employment in the industry.

    Job seekers looking for Oregon agricultural work primarily fare best when contacting individual farms. 84% of all farms in operation throughout the state remain under individual control. Most farms range between 10 and 50 acres in size and require dozens of able-bodied persons to carry out daily functions and manage subordinate employees. A majority of farm work available includes part-time or seasonal entry-level job opportunities. However, experienced professionals often find long-term, full-time employment as staff supervisors or administrators. The average wage for a farm, fishing, greenhouse, or forestry employee in Oregon rests between $10.00 and $14.00 per hour.

    Some of the largest employers in the Oregon farming industry include the State Department of Agriculture and Threemile Canyon Farms. Oregon Department of Agriculture employs over 600 workers alone. Threemile Canyon Farms, which covers close to 93,000 acres, boasts over 300 year-round workers and an additional 400 seasonal fruit and vegetable pickers during harvests. Farms of similar size hire and retain hardworking individuals to serve as full-time or part-time staff members with regularity. The list below offers updated resources regarding available employment opportunities in the state:


    Oregon Job Listings:  Jobs 1 thru 25 of 1126 results.

    Heavy Equipment Mechanic / Technician
    Altec Industries - Portland, OR
    Job Description:  Examples of related equipment are construction, mining, or farm equipment such as dozers or tractors; Hydraulic Technicians are needed to maintain and repair...read more.
    Altec Industries  30+ days ago

    MRI Technologist
    Curry Health Network - Gold Beach, OR
    Job Description:  Proficiency with most major MRI/CT equipment manufacturer's hardware and software (GE, Siemens, Picker). Performs a variety of imaging procedures, including MRI...read more.
    Curry Health Network  30+ days ago

    Alpaca Farm Hand
    Working Farm - Portland, OR - new
    Job Description:  A full time, permanent, farm hand position is available at a Portland OR/ Washington County, Alpaca and Blueberry farm....read more.
    Working Farm  3 days ago

    Gardener/farm hand
    Garden Farm - Portland, OR
    Job Description:  The candidate needs to be comfortable working with small livestock and performing other farm duties as needed....read more.
    Garden Farm  6 days ago

    Pediatrician
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic - Woodburn, OR
    Job Description:  At Farm Workers Clinic:. Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice....read more.
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic  30+ days ago

    Dentist
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic - Salem, OR
    Job Description:  At Farm Workers Clinic:. Working at Farm Workers Clinic means living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest....read more.
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic  30+ days ago

    Merchandiser
    The Scotts MiracleGro Company - Bend, OR
    Job Description:  Merchandisers (Seasonal Position): Join the #1 Lawn and Garden Company in the World! The grass IS greener on our side! You would be working 10 -- 30 hoursread more.
    The Scotts MiracleGro Company  30+ days ago

    Uber Full Time Driver - Independent Contractor
    Uber Driving Partners - Portland, OR
    Job Description:  It's simple and perfect for those looking for seasonal, work from home, entry level, temporary, or any type of job opportunities. Who we are:....read more.
    Uber Driving Partners  6 days ago

    Uber Driver Partner
    Uber Driving Partners - Portland, OR
    Job Description:  It's simple and perfect for those looking for seasonal, work from home, entry level, temporary, or any type of job opportunities. Who we are:....read more.
    Uber Driving Partners  6 days ago

    Uber Part Time Driver - Independent Contractor
    Uber Driving Partners - Portland, OR
    Job Description:  It's simple and perfect for those looking for seasonal, work from home, entry level, temporary, or any type of job opportunities. Who we are:....read more.
    Uber Driving Partners  6 days ago

    FM/OB - Family Medicine with OB
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic - Hermiston, OR
    Job Description:  At Farm Workers Clinic:. Working at Farm Workers Clinic means living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest....read more.
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic  30+ days ago

    WinField Associate
    Land O 'Lakes, Inc. - United States
    Job Description:  Must have completed at least one seasonal internship with WinField or at the retail level. Climb on and off of farm machinery and be able to walk and work in...read more.
    Land O 'Lakes, Inc.  6 days ago

    Vice-President of Operations - Western Oregon
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic - Woodburn, OR
    Job Description:  At Farm Workers Clinic:. Working at Farm Workers Clinic means living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest....read more.
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic  30+ days ago

    Truck Driver Class A and B - ALL HOURS PAID!
    Smith Gardens, Inc. - Aurora, OR
    Job Description:  This is a seasonal position; Smith Gardens is looking for both Class A and Class B drivers for deliveries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho to operate out of...read more.
    Smith Gardens, Inc.  5 days ago

    Commercial Class-A CDL Driver, Boardman OR
    Wilbur-Ellis Company - Boardman, OR
    Job Description:  Ability to operate material handling equipment including forklift, order picker, pallet jack, and other equipment as required....read more.
    Wilbur-Ellis Company  9 hours ago

    Youth Staff (Seasonal)
    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. - United States
    Job Description:  Youth Staff (Seasonal) ( Job Number: RCI082013YSS ) Description At Royal Caribbean International, we believe that great vacations begin with greatread more.
    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.  30+ days ago

    Heavy Equipment Operator - (Dozer, Blade, Excavator & Crane 600 ton) Wind Turbine Farm
    IEA Renewable Energy - United States
    Job Description:  Experience on wind farms or other power generating projects is a plus. IEA Renewable Energy currently has projects going in OK, TX and KS, we are looking for...read more.
    IEA Renewable Energy  6 days ago

    Construction Manager - Wind Turbine Farm Projects
    IEA Renewable Energy - United States
    Job Description:  Must understand how the electrical work is performed on a Wind Farm. Must have detailed self-performing knowledge of civil & erection scope of work on Wind...read more.
    IEA Renewable Energy  6 days ago

    Concrete Superintendent - Wind Turbine Farm Projects
    IEA Renewable Energy - United States
    Job Description:  IEA Renewable Energy currently has a full time position available for a Concrete Superintendent who will manage concrete crew & operations of Mass/Monolithicread more.
    IEA Renewable Energy  7 days ago

    Wind Farm Project Managers-Electrical
    North Fork Renewables Group, Inc. - United States
    Job Description:  Farm Project Manager. Wind Farm Project Managers. Experienced wind farm electrical specialists sought to fill....read more.
    North Fork Renewables Group, Inc.  30+ days ago

    Wind Farm Facility Manager[s]
    North Fork Renewables Group, Inc. - United States
    Job Description:  Wind Farm Facility Manager[s]. Position #2031 Wind Farm Facility Manager. VP of Asset Management the Facility Managers will supervise/oversee wind farm....read more.
    North Fork Renewables Group, Inc.  30+ days ago

    Grain Farm Manager
    Farm Job Search - United States
    Job Description:  Grain Farm Production Manager position available on a large corn, soy bean and rice farm in Uganda, East Africa....read more.
    Farm Job Search  30+ days ago

    Farm Property Independent Property Inspector
    Millennium Information Services, Inc. - United States
    Job Description:  Ideally, we are looking for someone currently performing farm inspections, and or knowledge of construction and farm properties....read more.
    Millennium Information Services, Inc.  30+ days ago

    Production Mechanic
    Labor Ready - Aurora, OR
    Job Description:  They believe in the principles of humane farm animal care, and are leading the way to becoming 100% cage-free....read more.
    Labor Ready  18 days ago

    Program Production Coordinator
    Blueprint Summer Programs - United States
    Job Description:  In this role, you will execute year round coordination and implementation of events and activities at our seasonal summer programs in multiple locations....read more.
    Blueprint Summer Programs  15 hours ago

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    Directory of Farms, Orchards, etc

    Note: The information below is simply a list of farms, growers, or orchards in the area. Being listed below does not necessarily mean that they are currently looking to hire labor.

    Albeke Farm
    16170 S Wilson Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045
    503-632-3989
    Harvest Time: June – October
    Main Crops: Pumpkins, Tomatoes, Beans, Potatoes, Corn, Apples, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    B&B Blueberries
    15761 SW Oberst Ln, Sherwood, OR 97140
    503-625-2095
    info@bb-blueberries.com
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Baggenstos Farm Store
    15801 SW Roy Rogers Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140
    503-590-4301
    jimbaggenstos1@frontier.com
    Harvest Time: June – December
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Blueberries, Pumpkins, Corn, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Peppers, Wheat, Oats, and Other Seasonal Crops
    Bell’s Orchard
    24350 SW Farmington Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007
    503-313-1346
    info@bellsorchard.com
    Harvest Time: July – October
    Main Crops: Pears, Apples, Peaches
    Berkey’s Blueberries
    32589 Berlin Rd, Lebanon, OR 97355
    541-259-3727
    info@berkeysblueberries.com
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Organic Blueberries
    Berries to Bellies
    13390 SW Morgan Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140
    971-263-5189
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Blueberry Hollow Farm
    12830 NW Laidlaw Rd, Portland, OR 97229
    Harvest Time: August
    Main Crops: Organic Tomatoes, Beets, Berries, Eggplants, Rhubarb, Squashes, and Other Assorted Fruits and Vegetables
    Bompa’s Blueberries
    21048 S South End Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045
    503-481-8173
    bompasblueberryfarm@yahoo.com
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Bonny Slope Blueberries
    3565 NW South Rd, Portland, OR 97229
    503-645-1252
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Bushue’s Family Farm Market and Nursery
    9880 SE Revenue Rd, Boring, OR 97009
    503-663-6709
    Harvest Time: June – October
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries, Pumpkins, Tomatoes
    Chateau Lebeau Vineyards
    20132 SW Lebeau Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140
    503-625-2325
    Harvest Time: June – July
    Main Crops: Cherries, Strawberries
    Courting Hill Vineyard
    14950 NW Courting Hill Dr, Banks, OR 97106
    503-324-0326
    courting.hill.vineyard@gmail.com
    Harvest Time: October
    Main Crops: Grapes
    Daisy Creek Farm & Produce
    23295 NW Hwy 47, Buxton, OR 97109
    503-324-7819
    Harvest Time: May – October
    Main Crops: Apples, Herbs, Peppers, Pumpkins, Cucumbers, Beets, Corn, Lettuce, Celery, Squashes, Melons, Gourds, Carrots, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    DD Ranch
    3836 NE Smith Rock Way, Terrebonne, OR 97760
    541-548-1432
    duggan@ddranch.net
    Harvest Time: September – October
    Main Crops: Corn, Pumpkins
    Detering Orchards
    30946 Wyatt Dr, Harrisburg, OR 97446
    541-995-6341
    DeteringOrchards@aol.com
    Harvest Time: July – December
    Main Crops: Walnuts, Peaches, Apples, Pears, Hazelnuts, Tomatoes, Squashes, Corn, and Other Seasonal Vegetables and Fruits
    Draper Girls Country Farm
    6200 Hwy 35, Parkdale, OR 97041
    541-490-8113
    draper.girls@yahoo.com
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Apples, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Zucchinis, Peppers, Peaches, Nectarines, Cherries, Pears, Eggplants, Beans, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Duyck’s Peachy Pig Farm
    34840 SW Johnson School Rd, Cornelius, OR 97113
    503-357-3570
    Harvest Time: June – November
    Main Crops: Peaches, Berries, Rhubarb, Prunes, Corn, Pumpkins, Apples, Apricots, Pears, Cherries, Tomatoes, and Other Assorted Fruits and Vegetables
    Eagle Creek Orchards
    43479 Old Foothill Rd, Richland, OR 97870
    541-893-6790
    eagleorchard@eagletelephone.com
    Harvest Time: July – November
    Main Crops: Organic Nuts, Pears, Peaches, Apricots, Apples, Plums
    Fairfield Farms
    29204 Lakeside Dr, Corvallis, OR 97333
    541-766-8083
    Harvest Time: May – October
    Main Crops: Organic Artichokes, Garlic, Squashes, Onions, Strawberries, Blueberries
    Farmer John’s Produce & Nursery
    15000 SW Oldsville Rd, McMinnville, OR 97128
    503-474-3514
    Harvest Time: May – October
    Main Crops: Cucumbers, Lettuce, Corn, Pumpkins, Cherries, Blackberries, Rhubarb, Peas, Squashes, Tomatoes, Peppers, Nuts, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Grossen Peaches
    23678 NW Grossen Dr, Hillsboro, OR 97124
    503-647-0005
    grossenpeaches@helvetia.us
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Fresh Peaches
    Hartnell Farms
    8481 SE Jannsen Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015
    503-657-5498
    Harvest Time: June – September
    Main Crops: Blueberries, Peaches, Apples, Figs, Pears, Peppers, Eggplants, Boysenberries, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Haven Riverside Blueberry Farms
    10246 Tyee Rd, Umpqua, OR 97486
    541-459-0364
    blueberries@thehavenfarm.com
    Harvest Time: July
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Heavenly Harvest
    5757 Hwy 20 NE, Corvallis, OR 97330
    541-753-8463
    Heavenlyharvest@teleport.com
    Harvest Time: April – December
    Main Crops: Apples, Peaches, Peppers, Onions, Tomatoes, Kohlrabi, Eggplants, Beets, Radishes, Lettuce, Squashes, and Other Seasonal Vegetables and Fruits
    Hoffman Farms Store
    22242 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007
    503-628-5418
    Contact_Us@hoffmanfarmsstore.com
    Harvest Time: June – August
    Main Crops: Blueberries, Tayberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, Pumpkins, Potatoes, Beans, Herbs, Lettuce, and Other Organic Fruits and Vegetables
    Horse Creek Farms
    26491 Irish Bend Loop, Halsey, OR 97348
    541-369-3603
    HorseCreekFarmsOR@live.com
    Harvest Time: May – October
    Main Crops: Peaches, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Peppers, Peas, Herbs, Cauliflowers, Beans, Apricots, Apples, Grains, Onions, Leeks, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Jossy Farms
    31965 NW Beach Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124
    503-647-5234
    Harvest Time: August – November
    Main Crops: Peaches, Pears, Apples, Walnuts, Hazelnuts
    Justy’s Produce & Flowers
    7924 SE Lake Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97267
    503-659-4169
    justyproduce@comcast.net
    Harvest Time: June – November
    Main Crops: Peppers, Corn, Tomatoes, Grapes, Beans, and Other Assorted Vegetables and Fruits
    Karam Farm and Garden
    16408 S Hatton Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045
    503-631-8722
    KaramFarmAndGarden@Gmail.com
    Harvest Time: June – October
    Main Crops: Cucumbers, Beans, Eggplants, Tomatoes, Melons, Okra, Pumpkins, Squashes, Celery, Carrots, and Other Seasonal Vegetables and Fruits
    Kruse Farms
    532 Melrose Rd, Roseburg, OR 97471
    541-672-5697
    info@krusefarms.com
    Harvest Time: April – October
    Main Crops: Beets, Turnips, Nuts, Carrots, Squashes, Potatoes, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Laurel View Farm
    16686 SW Mcfee Pl, Hillsboro, OR 97015
    503-628-1564
    Harvest Time: August – September
    Main Crops: Peaches, Pears
    Lampson Blueberries
    54738 Day Rd, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862
    541-938-4711
    lampsonc@motioncodec.com
    Harvest Time: May – July
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Lee Farms
    21975 SW 65th Ave, Tualatin, OR 97062
    503-638-1869
    info@leefarmsoregon.com
    Harvest Time: June – October
    Main Crops: Peppers, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Pumpkins, Beans, Potatoes, Onions, Tomatoes, and Other Assorted Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Liepold Farms
    14050 SE Richey Rd, Boring, OR 97009
    503-663-5880
    Harvest Time: September – October
    Main Crops: Pumpkins, Gourds, Corn, Squashes
    Lolich’s Family Farm
    18407 NW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007
    503-352-4448
    Events@LolichsFamilyFarm.com
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries
    Love Farm Organics
    46125 NW Hillside Rd, Forest Grove, OR 97116
    503-515-9939
    lovefarmorganics@gmail.com
    Harvest Time: April – October
    Main Crops: Arugula, Turnips, Pumpkins, Beans, Cabbages, Lettuce, Melons, Peppers, Celery, Cucumbers, Rutabaga, Artichokes, and Other Organic Fruits and Vegetables
    Marquam Meadows Fruit Company
    9924 Marquam Cr, Molalla, OR 97038
    503-829-5047
    sjkirk@molalla.net
    Harvest Time: September – October
    Main Crops: Apples
    Moon Ridge Farms
    25113 S Ridge Rd, Beavercreek, OR 97004
    503-632-0462
    info@moonridgefarms.com
    Harvest Time: June – December
    Main Crops: Pumpkins, Strawberries, Beans, Blackberries, Cherries, Carrots, Onions, Peas, and Other Organic Fruits and Vegetables
    Morning Shade Farm
    8345 S Barnards Rd, Canby, OR 97013
    503-651-2622
    Harvest Time: July – October
    Main Crops: Blueberries, Blackberries, Boysenberries, Apples, Beets, Beans, Onions, Pears, Tomatoes, Squashes, Currants, Cucumbers, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Nodaway Blues
    24275 SW Nodaway Ln, Wilsonville, OR 97070
    503-638-4989
    Harvest Time: July – September
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Norm Lehne Garden & Orchards
    386 Cleveland Rapids Rd, Roseburg, OR 97471
    541-672-2745
    info@normlehnefarm.com
    Harvest Time: July – October
    Main Crops: Peppers, Watermelons, Pumpkins, Apples, Corn, Beets, Beans, Cauliflowers, Broccoli, Pears, Prunes, Nuts, and Other Assorted Seasonal Crops
    Olson Farms
    22255 SE Borges Rd, Damascus, OR 97089
    503-658-2237
    info@olson-farms.com
    Harvest Time: May – October
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries, Pumpkins, Beans, Corn, Potatoes, Peppers, Tomatoes, Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Oregon Blues
    9751 SE Telford Rd, Boring, OR 97089
    503-663-6451
    judy@oregonblues.com
    Harvest Time: July
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Schlichting Century Farm
    20225 SW Scholls-Sherwood Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140
    503-625-3312
    dswachlin@gotbirdseed.com
    Harvest Time: May – November
    Main Crops: Corn, Wheat, Millet, Strawberries
    The Schmid Family Farm
    30249 S Meridian Rd, Hubbard, OR 97032
    503-266-5717
    debras3157@canby.com
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    South Barlow Berries
    29190 S Barlow Rd, Canby, OR 97013
    503-266-3193
    info@southbarlowberries.com
    Harvest Time: June – July
    Main Crops: Raspberries, Strawberries, Blueberries
    Springbank Farm
    32264 Berlin Rd, Lebanon, OR 97355
    503-819-6209
    info@springbankfarm.com
    Harvest Time: July – August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Stillpoint Farm
    86915 Territorial Rd, Veneta, OR 97487
    541-914-4917
    info@stillpointfarms.com
    Harvest Time: May – September
    Main Crops: Peas, Garlic, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Onions, Herbs, Blueberries, Raspberries, and Other Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
    Sugar Plum Acres
    1850 Pioneer Rd, Medford, OR 97501
    541-535-1563
    Harvest Time: June – July
    Main Crops: Cherries, Peaches
    Sunset Valley Organics
    31567 Hwy 99 W, Corvallis, OR 97333
    541-752-0460
    Harvest Time: June – July
    Main Crops: Organic Blueberries

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