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Agpro Farms *Farmworkers and Laborers in Clyde, New York

3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 01/25/2020 - 11/20/2020.

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. Worker's 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. Prepare fields and plant new trees. Put up fencing and trellis to secure new trees in the orchard.

Harvest apples from trees and deposit them in a 1/2 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 market (20 bushel bin) and/or 8 bins per day of processing (20 bushel bin) fruit.

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, and extensive walking

Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from NYSDOL website at https://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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