M.G. HURD & SONS Farmworker and Laborer in Clintondale, New York
3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 03/09/2020 - 12/15/2020.
Under direction of supervisor, worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of tractors and farm equipment for the purpose of tilling soil, mowing grass, cutting brush, planting young trees and plants, spraying fruit trees and plants. Work will include but is not limited to picking fruit; apples & pears for fresh market during harvest and/or processing and cleaning, packing and loading harvested products. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings or participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Repair & maintain farm vehicles, implements & mechanical equipment.
Use tractors and trucks on farm property to move equipment and supplies such as irrigation pipes and pumps, smudging equipment, fertilizer, ladders bins and other supplies for harvest workers. Move empty bins around orchard for use by pickers and transport full bins of fruit from orchard to packing shed or storage facility. Operate engines and pumps for irrigation and move, set up, and start fans or smudge pots for frost protection. Workers must not make any personal calls on any phone during business hours. Due to health and safety concerns and operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple instructions in English. A minimum of six months verifiable experience necessary in the aforementioned.
* Must have a minimum of six months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements, extensive sitting, extensive walking and 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