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Critz Farms Inc. Farmworkers and Laborers in Cazenovia, New York

3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 4/1/2020-12/15/2020.

Operate 100 hp tractors, other machinery and equipment, hand tools and gardening tools to plant, fertilize, weed, cultivate, prune, spray, water, and harvest, fields, plants, hops and trees. Will operate equipment in farm fields and drive on farm roads. Dig, cut, and transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees and root balls as well as shrubs. Harvest pumpkins, apples, blueberries, hops or other small fruit. During harvest, apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing as defined in the U.S. standard for grades. Productivity must be at least 4-20 bushel bins fresh market and/or 6-20 bushel bins processing fruit per day. Workers must have experience working with production standards and must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) plans. Will do pressing and processing of cider. Clean work areas, and maintain grounds and buildings. Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple instructions in English.

Requirements:

* Workers must have a minimum of three months experience in performing the duties listed.
* After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employer's expense.
* Lifting requirement of 80lbs.
* Driver requirements.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping/bending.

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

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