Roe Orchards Farmworkers and Laborers in Chester, New York
3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/5/2022-11/30/2022. Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest vegetables & fruits such as; apples, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, sweet corn & squash. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. May operate farm machinery. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Harvest fruits & vegetables by hand. A minimum productivity standard applies; 100 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 4%. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. Requirements: * Must have three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. * Lifting requirement of 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Repetitive movements and frequent stooping/bending. 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.