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Minard's Family Farm Farmworker and Laborer Crop in Clintondale, New York

1 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Job available 04/15/2023- 12/15/2023.

Manually prune, plant, cultivate, and harvest apples and vegetables such as but not limited to pumpkins and corn. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers, transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities.. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate spray and harvest crops. Harvest fruits by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing and/or processing. A minimum productivity standard applies, 70 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 percent. Workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color and other USDA standards. Worker must be physically able to pick tree fruit, most of which is done from ladders with lower branches being picked from the ground. Picked fruit is placed in a metal-framed canvas covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. Filled bucket weighing up to 40 lbs. Workers required to handle ladders up to 24 long and weighing about 2 lbs per foot. 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.

Requirements: * Six months experience of the duties mentioned * Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds * Exposure to extreme temperatures * frequent stooping/ bending over, and repetitive movements

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