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Hurd Orchards Springbrook Farms, LLC Farm Laborer in Holley, New York

4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 6/15/2022 - 11/11/2022. Apples: assist with planting, weeding, irrigation, pruning, tree training, trellis maintenance, fruit thinning and picking. Picking is for fresh fruit and must be include meeting color requirements and must mostly bruise free. Use of multiple types of ladders will be necessary. Stone fruit, (including cherries, peaches and plums) Assist with planting, pruning, tree training, weeding, irrigation, and picking. Will also include fruit thinning of peaches. All fruit is to be picked tree ripe so care will need to be taking to avoid bruising and damaging fruit. Cherries will be picked with their stems on. Use of multiple types of ladders will be necessary. Pears assist with weeding, irrigation, pruning, tree training, trellis and picking. Picking is for fresh fruit and must be mostly bruise free. Use of multiple types of ladders will be necessary. Blue berries: Assist with weeding, pruning, irrigation and picking. Picking is for fresh fruit and must be include selecting the ripe berries and carefully picking them without damage. Brambles (raspberries, both red and black, and black berries) Assist with trellis maintenance. Weeding, pruning, irrigation and picking. These workers will pick processing berries which will include selecting the ripe berries and carefully picking them without damage. They will not be involved with the harvest of fresh fruit raspberries and blackberries. These workers will not be involved in any fresh fruit packing for any market. Strawberries: Assist with planting, weeding and irrigation. Deer Fences: assist with the construction and maintenance of deer fences for various orchards and plantings. Irrigation: Assist in maintaining the various irrigations systems both trickle and movable pipe. This will include moving and setting up aluminum pipe and risers used with and also the fire hoses used in conjunction this the pipes. As well as laying and repairing trickle lines. It may also include assisting with the installation of a new irrigation system. These workers will not be involved in any fresh fruit packing for any market. While working in the field, cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English. Requirements: * Three months experience of the duties mentioned * Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Extensive pushing/pulling/sitting/walking, frequent stooping, and repetitive movements 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.

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