W.H. Walker & Son, Inc. Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop in Clintondale, New York
5 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A Jobs Available 8/25/2021-11/10/2021. Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate spray & harvest crops. Work will include but is not limited to picking apples for fresh market during harvest. Harvest fruits by hand. A minimum productivity standard applies; 95 1 1/8 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%. Workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English. Requirements: * Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. * Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, 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.