Gunnison Lakeshore Orchards, Inc. Farmworker and Laborer in Crown Point, New York
10 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 2/20/2019-12/15/2019.
Workers must have the knowledge and ability to prune and train apple trees, be willing to work in varied cold weather conditions as low as 15 degrees and work on snow covered ground up to one foot deep. Workers must be able to handle and climb a 20 foot ladder and know how to use a chain saw. Other duties will include hand thinning, as well as harvesting apples in the fall.
Productivity must be at least 60 1-1/8 bushel boxes per 7 hours worked with no more than 5% bruising for fresh market. Additonally, workers will be asked to drive tractor, pick up brush and roots from orchard floor, repair broken bins, and plant and water trees. Also will be necessary for workers to fill apple shelves, as well as drive truck to remove apple bins from the outlying orchards at harvest time.
* Three months experience required.
* Workers must be able to take direction in simple English
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive pushing / pulling.
* Extensive walking and frequent stooping
* Lifting requirement of 80 lbs.
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.