Giroux Orchards, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers in Chazy, New York
18 Full-time Seasonal Jobs available 12/16/2020 - 02/28/2021
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 box A.6. 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 Chazy Orchards is 100% and ZERO percent of apples are 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; 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. 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. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Worker will be given 30 minutes for lunch. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English.
* Workers referred against this job order must have three months experience.
* Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
* Employer will provide 1 day training and allow 2 days of work for the worker to perform all duties.
* Requires extensive sitting, exposure to extreme temps, and repetitive movements.
* Extensive pushing / pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
* Must be able to take directions in simple English.
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