Agpro Farms Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Clyde, New York
8 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/07/2023 - 11/20/2023.
General orchard work requires trimming and pruning, cutting away dead or excess branches from apple trees to maintain the health and value of the tree, using hand saws and pruners, power pruners, step ladders, trimming clippers and pruning hooks. Workers ability to keep hands and arms steady while moving and trimming, ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with your body, arms and/or legs. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Prepare fields and plant new trees.
Harvest apples from tree and deposit them in a bushel picking bucket to a bin. Manually harvest fruit using hand tools such as picking buckets, step ladders and boxes (bins). Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing. Productivity must be at least 7 bins per day of fresh (20 bushel bin) or 8 bins per day of processing (20 bushel bin). Repair of apple bins, replace broken and damaged boards with new boards using a hammer and nails.
Requirements: * Must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing the tasks described in this order. * Must be able to lift 50 pounds. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Repetitive movements, extensive pulling/pushing, frequent stooping/bending, and extensive walking.
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.