Love Apple Farm Agricultural Equipment Operator in Ghent, New York
3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 5/28/2021-11/30/2021 Use manual and powered equipment to plant (25%), maintain (prune, fertilize, irrigate, weed, control pests, stake and tie, mulch) (30%) , and harvest **(30%) fruits (apples, peaches, cherries, berries, plums) vegetables (tomatoes, melons, squash). Maintain honeybees (5%). Maintain fences, equipment, and farm buildings (10%). **Climb ladders and pluck fruit from trees (40%), move from site to site (10%), leave fruit in bins (10%). Clean fruit(5%), Sort fruit (5%), Pack fruit (20%), Clean packing areas with brushes, brooms, and running wter (10%) Equipment operated: Farm tractor, rototiller, mower, seed drill, triler and hoist. Workers will comply with procedures for ladder safety as instructed and follow other instructions of supervisor. Workers will follow rules that asure food safety as instructed which include hand washing, use of restrooms and handling of fruit. Tools paid for by employer. Requirements: * Six months experience required in the tasks described. * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Extensive pushing/pulling/sitting/walking and frequent stooping * Repetitive movements * Lifting requirement of 75 lbs. The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.