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

3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 08/05/2023 - 12/15/2023

Operate 100 hp tractors, other machinery and equipment, hand tools, chain saws and gardening tools to plant, fertilize, weed, cultivate, prune, spray, water, and harvest, fields, plants and trees. All workers are required to drive. Driving duties will be limited to operation of farm equipment such as tractors and/or tractor drawn machinery. Will operate equipment in farm fields and drive on farm roads. Dig, cut, sort, bundle and transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees and root balls. Will cut conifer boughs from trees. Will construct conifer wreaths of various sizes and shapes. Harvest pumpkins and apples. 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. Much work will require extensive bending, stooping or stretching. Must be able to physically lift up to 80 pounds. Employer will furnish to workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from 0 degrees to 90+ degrees F and work may be done in the rain, snow, mud, wind and sun. 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.


  • 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.

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.