Dried Fruit Washer

Tend machines that wash dried fruit.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dried Fruit Washers do?

Tends machine that washes dried fruit, such as apricots, figs, prunes, and raisins preparatory to canning, packaging, or making specialty foods, such as mincemeat and chutney: Dumps fruit into hopper of machine. Starts machine that rotates fruit rapidly in water to remove dirt and automatically ejects fruit onto receiving tray. May inspect washed fruit and remove foreign matter. May be designated according to dried fruit washed as Apricot Washer; Fig Washer; Prune Washer; Raisin Washer.

Should I be a Dried Fruit Washer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Drencher, Fruit Washer

    How to become a Dried Fruit Washer

    Most Dried Fruit Washers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9faaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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