Schwab Farm, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Gasport, New York
4 fulltime, seasonal H-2A jobs available 8/15/19-11/01/19.
Manually prune, plant, cultivate and harvest fruit such as apples, pears, plums and prunes. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. Duties include tilling soil, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Pick apples for fresh marketing and or processing. After 4 days of training/break in period, employer will expect worker to pick at least 80 bu boxes/day or fresh market fruit. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising shall not exceed 1% as defined in the US standard for grades. Worker required to handle ladders up to 24' long and weighing about 2 pounds per foot.
* Must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Must be physically able to lift up to 60 pounds on a consistent basis throughout the day.
* Employer will train
* Repetitive movements, extensive walking and extensive stooping.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
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.