A. Zimmerman & Sons Inc. Agricultural Equipment Operator in Highland, New York
1 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Job available 03/28/2020 - 11/22/2020.
Under direction of supervisor, worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of tractors and farm machinery to plant, cultivate, spray and/or harvest apples and pears. Attach farm implements to tractors and drive tractors in fields to prepare soil, plant, fertilize, mow grass, cut brush, plant young trees, spraying fruit trees and plants and/or harvest crops. Drives tractor or truck to transport materials, supplies and products. Make adjustments and minor repairs to machinery. Mix chemical ingredients for weeds. Remove excess growth using pruning saws and clippers. Irrigate soil. Pick fruit apples & pears during harvest. Thin blossoms and immature fruit. Prop limbs to prevent breakage. Operate frost protection equipment. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day.
* A minimum of six months verifiable experience necessary in the aforementioned.
* Must be physically able to lift up to 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements, extensive sitting or walking and frequent stooping.
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