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Russell Farms Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Appleton, New York

20 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 7/24/2019-11/6/2019.

During the anticipated work period of employment, the primary activity on the farm will be the cultivation and harvest of tomatoes and apples.

Tomatoes: Workers will be required to hoe and/or pull weeds from planted fields, remove string and stakes from harvested tomato fields. Workers must be physically able to hand pick tomatoes; which will require extended periods of bending and lifting up to 50lbs of tomatoes.

Apples: Workers will be required to hand harvest apples for the fresh market along with be able to climb ladders with up to 40lbs of apples. Extended periods of bending and lifting will be required.

Cabbage: Workers will be required to bend for extended periods and lift 50 pounds of cabbage. Workers will work in a 4-6 person crew.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described.
* Employer will train 3 days and allow 5 days of work for worker to reach production standards.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements/ extensive pushing, pulling and walking/frequent stooping.

Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYS DOL website at: labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm.

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