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NY Employer Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria in Chazy, New York

3 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 5/1/2024- 12/15/2024.

All applicants must be able, willing, and qualified to perform the work described in this job description and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in this order. This work order is for qualified people to prepare and cook family-style meals for approximately 233 workers in a commissary.

Workers will be asked to cook food and plan daily menus; wash dishes, bake breads and pastries; order and shop for food and supplies; store food in designated areas, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and food spoilage; and be responsible to maintain and clean the work area, equipment, utensils, dishes, etc. to ensure food is prepared in a sanitary work area.

The Cook will also be asked to clean and maintain common living and dining areas, which includes gathering and removing garbage. Workers will also be required to perform pruning of apple trees and other farm related duties as needed. Beginning and ending times each day as well as the number of hours per day will vary depending on the work schedule of the workers to be fed. Workers must be able to lift and carry 80 pounds on a frequent basis. Workers must have neat appearance with excellent hygiene and be available to work up to 6 days a week.

The workers may be requested but not required to work 12 hours per day and/or the Sabbath depending upon the conditions at the work site, weather and maturity of the crop. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on conditions of the orchard. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English.


  • Workers referred must have a minimum of three months experience in performing the tasks described.
  • Lifting requirement of 80 lbs. on a frequent basis.
  • Extensive sitting, pushing, pulling and walking, repetitive movements/frequent stooping.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures

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.