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A & J Kirby Farms LLC Farmworker and Laborer in Albion, New York

7 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 07/07/2022 - 11/25/2022 Worker must possess the physical strength and endurance to repeat the harvest process though out the workday, working quickly and skillfully to perform activities assigned during that activity. Workers may not leave trash, or other discarded items in work areas or vehicles but must dispose of such items in provided receptacles. Workers must wash hands with soap and water after all bathroom and meal breaks. Allergies to varieties of ragweed, goldenrod, insecticides, related agricultural chemicals, etc., may affect workers ability to perform the work described herein. Must display the ability to move, place, climb and work from orchard ladders up to 16 feet in height, making the necessary adjustments for various procedures while carrying up to 30 pounds. Harvest Productivity Standards - Workers must maintain a 5 percent or better bruising rate. Sanitation Requirements - For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields for harvest activities or the packing facility for packing operations. Apples -Workers will perform various tasks involved in planting, cultivation, including pruning and thinning, and harvesting fruit according to supervisors instructions. Workers will till soil, plant stock, and do pruning activities using a variety of tools. Workers will aid in irrigation duties. Will aid in minor repair of wooden fruit containers. Workers will harvest fruit according to color, size, and degree of maturity as specified by supervisor and place into three quarter bushel baskets taking the extra time, care, and effort not to bruise or scar the fruit. Requirements: * Workers must have three months verifiable experience pruning high density fresh fruit apple trees. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Lifting requirement of 75 lbs. * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping. * Random drug testing post hire at employer expense. 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 applicants name and job order number in your request.

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