KIRBY CIDER MILL INC. Farmworker and Laborer, Crop in Albion, New York
12 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 8/17/2023-11/10/2023.
Picking apples for fresh market andlor processing. For productivity must be 5 bins per day for fresh market apples 6 bins per day processing apples with no more than 5% bruising. Workers must be physically able to pick apples most of which is done on ladders with lower branches picked from ground. Picked apples are placed in metal framed canvas covered picking buckets with canvas straps that slip over the head and shoulders. The bucket when full weighs up to 40 pounds and is emptied in to 20 bushel bins- workers are required to handle ladders up to 24' long and weighting about 2 lbs per foot. Workers will be instructed to selectively pick mature apples according to size, color, and other usda grade standards. Trim apple trees, hand thin apples, weeding, hoeing, suckering.
Crops include apples, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and cucumbers.
3 month experience in work listed pick vegetables and trimming suckering apple trees.
- All applicants must have three months of experience in the work listed
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds
- Exposure to extreme temperatures
- Repetitive movements/extensive pushing, pulling and walking/frequent stooping
The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.