Wilklow Orchards, LLC Farmworkers and Laborer in Highland, New York
10 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/22/2019-12/1/2019.
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetable and fruit crops including: apples, peaches, nectarines, plums, cherries, apricots, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, currants, gooseberries, blueberries, rhubarbs, grapes, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, peas, and pumpkins. Use hand tools such as trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers, transplanting, weeding, thinning or pruning crops, applying pesticides, cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products.
Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment.
* Must have three months experience in the above.
* Lifting requirement of 60 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, and frequent stooping.
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified candidates from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm