Lakeside Orchards Inc Farmworkers and Laborers in Burt, New York
10 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal jobs available 3/03/2020 - 11/20/2020.
During the anticipated period of employment, the primarily activity on this farm will be the hand harvest of apples. Workers will drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest of apples. Removes excess growth from trees to improve fruit quality using pruning saws and clippers.
Drive tractors to transport materials, supplies or product. Also, thin blossoms or immature fruit to obtain better quality fruit. Other harvesting fruit or other job duties, if required. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid causing bruising. Workers are required to handle ladders up to 24 feet long and weighting about 2 lbs per foot.
Workers also perform any combination of tasks involved in planting, cultivating, and harvesting fruits such as tilling soil, planting stock, pruning trees and bushes, removing suckers and runners from trees, vines, and plants. Other duties include laying out irrigation pipe and installing sprinklers, assisting in repairing fences, unloading trucks, clearing fields, burning brush, hand thinning fruit, and smudging. Will use appropriate tools such as shovels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, and shears.
Also harvest peaches and cherries.
* Applicants will be required to have three months experience in all duties outlined.
* Employer will train.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 45 lbs.
* Extensive walking and extensive pushing/pulling.
Entire job duty 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