Salinger Orchard Agricultural Equipment Operators in Brewster, New York
3 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 8/15/19-11/10/19.
Under the direction of supervisor, worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of tractors and farm equipment for the purpose of tilling soil, mowing grass, cutting brush, planting young trees and plants, spraying fruit trees and plants. Pick fruit such as apples, pears, and peaches during harvest. Use tractors and trucks on farm property to move equipment and supplies such as irrigation pipes and pumps, smudging equipment, fertilizer, ladders, bins, and other supplies for the harvest workers. Operate engines and pumps for irrigation and move, set up, and start fans or smudge pots for frost protection.
* Must have a minimum of six months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Due to health and safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English.
* Must be physically able to lift up to 75 lbs. on a consistent basis.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants on NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm.