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NY Employer Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Chazy, New York

122 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 9/12/2019-11/15/2019.

Work will include but is not limited to, picking apples for fresh market and/or processing and packing apples. Workers will sort the apples according to size, color, and grade before packing. Workers will place apples in containers for storage or shipment; weigh, stamp grade, brand, and date of packing on container; and pack apples according to the quality and method of the employer. Will perform orchard work which will be mainly pruning apple trees, removing suckers, cutting away sunlight blocking and unfruitful branches, and runners from trees.

In addition, workers will be asked to drive tractors or forklifts for spraying and mowing, as well as picking up brush and stones on the orchard floor. There is no driver's license requirement for this job opportunity. No applicant will be denied for lack of a valid driver's license. However, workers that hold a valid driver's license may be asked to drive farm trucks to remove bins from outlying orchards at harvest time. Before any worker is required to operate equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of three months experience in performing the tasks described.
* Workers must be able to lift and carry 80 lbs.
* Employer will train
* Extensive sitting, pushing, pulling and walking.
* exposure to extreme temperatures/repetitive movements/frequent stooping.

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.

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