Altamont Orchards, Inc. Apple Harvest Farmworker in Altamont, New York
4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 4/20/2020 - 11/15/2020.
Use manual and powered equipment to plant (20%), maintain (20%) , harvest (30%), and pack (20%) fruit (cherries, peaches, apples, pears, grapes, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries) and vegetable crops (corn, pumpkins,gourds, Winter and summer squash, melons, vine crops, cucumbers, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, asparagus, rhubarb).) . Maintain fences, equipment, and irrigation. (10%).
Equipment operated: Farm tractor, forklift, mowers, rototiller, trucks.
Workers will comply with procedures for power equipment safety as instructed and follow other instructions of supervisor. Workers will follow rules that assure site safety as instructed. Tools paid for by employer.
* Must have six months verifiable experience in aforementioned required.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Frequent stooping and repetitive movements
Full job order description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm