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Giroux Orchards, LLC dba Chazy Orchards Farmworkers and Laborers Crop in Chazy, New York

24 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 12/10/2021-02/28/2022. This work order is for qualified people to perform a combination of tasks involved in the packing of apples. The percentage of apples which are produced and packed by Giroux Orchards, LLC DBA Chazy Orchards is 100% and ZERO percent of apples grown by other producers. Workers will: sort apples according to size, color and grade before packing; line boxes, cartons or crates with treated paper or cardboard; places 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 employer. Workers will also perform general orchard tasks including apple tree pruning and apple bin repair. Work requires long periods of standing, bending, and kneeling. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and be available to work Monday through Saturday. Workers must also be willing to work in varied weather conditions. Productivity must be at least 60 bushel boxes per 7 hours worked with no more than 1% bruising. The employer will provide 1 day of training and allow 2 days of work for the workers to satisfactorily perform all duties in this job order. The employer will furnish worker without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Workers will be given 30 minutes for lunch. Beginning and ending times will very depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English. Requirements: * Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience in the tasks described. * Employer will provide 1 day of training and allow 2 days of work for the workers to satisfactorily perform all duties in this job order. * Lifting requirement of 80 lbs. * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Extensive sitting, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping and repetitive movements The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.

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