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Gunnison Lakeshore Orchards, Inc. Farmworkers and Laborers Crop in Crown Point, New York

31 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/15/2024 - 12/15/2024.

All applicants must be able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in this job description and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in box 3 & 4 on page 1. Workers will perform a variety of tasks related to the pruning and training of apple trees and harvesting of apples. Workers must have the knowledge and ability to prune and train apple trees. Other orchard-related duties may include but are not limited to: driving tractor, picking up brush and roots from orchard floor, repairing broken bins, and planting and watering trees. It also will be necessary for workers to fill apple shelves as well as to drive truck to remove apple bins from the outlying orchards at harvest time. Workers will operate trucks or other multi-purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing (whether on or off farm) to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies, or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday (including on public roads to reach farmer's fields); and/or transport workers to the grocery store, bank, or laundry facilities on an as-needed basis. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess a valid drivers license, no worker will be rejected for not having a driver's license. The employer will provide 1 day of training and/or allow 2 days of work for worker to reach production standards. During harvest, productivity must be at least 8.5 1-1/8 bushel boxes per hour worked with no more than 5% bruising for fresh market. Workers must be willing to work in varied weather conditions as low as 15 degrees and up to one foot of snow. Workers must be able to pick apples and handle and climb a 20 foot ladder and know how to use a chain saw. Work requires long periods of standing, bending and kneeling. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and be available to work Monday through Saturday. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform all duties assigned. Workers may require to work 9 hours shift on Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm; and workers may require to work 10 hours shift on Saturday between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm Workers will be given 30 minutes for lunch and a 15 minute break in the morning and the afternoon. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English and be available to work Monday through Saturday.


  • Three months experience required.
  • Workers must be able to take direction in simple English
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive pushing / pulling.
  • Extensive walking and frequent stooping
  • Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.