Schwab Farm, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Gasport, New York
4 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A jobs available 5/8/2020-11/10/2020.
Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest fruit & vegetables such as; apples, pears, plums, prunes, berries, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, beans & corn. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises. Pick apples for fresh marketing and/or processing. After 4 days of training/break in period employer will expect worker to pick at least 100 bu boxes per day of 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. Workers instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. Workers must be physically able to pick tree fruit, most of which is done from ladders, with lower branches being picked from the ground.
Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English.
* 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.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pulling, extensive walking, and frequent 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