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Cornell University Temporary Seasonal Harvesters (Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station); Ithaca, New York in Ithaca, New York

TEMPORARY SEASONAL HARVESTERS
CORNELL UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION
ITHACA, NEW YORK
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University s second-largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.
The Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station links Cornell's world-class research farms and plant growth facilities with one of the nation s most comprehensive statewide cooperative extension systems. Through this engaged, interactive system we address pressing issues that directly affect the health and welfare of the state, and beyond.
We are seeking several temporary seasonal harvesters who will work under the direction of the Orchard Manager. Specific expectations are as follows:
* Safely and efficiently picking and handling/sorting of orchard produce, including diverse varieties of apples, grapes, pears, and other specialty fruits.
THIS IS A FULL-TIME (39 HOURS/WEEK) TWO-MONTH APPOINTMENT LOCATED IN ITHACA, NEW YORK.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
* High School Diploma.
* Punctual attendance is a must.
* Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
* Ability to work on ladders or mobile platforms up to 8 feet high.
* Must be able to work diligently under varying weather conditions (e.g. rain, cold, heat).
* Good communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
* Must have general competence with performing manual labor,
* Possess and demonstrate a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, and work well within a small-team environment.
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES
LIFE. CHANGING.
NO RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS PROVIDED FOR THIS POSITION. VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION.
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Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement. Located in Ithaca, New York, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.
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UNIVERSITY JOB TITLE:Temp Serv Svc
LEVEL:No Grade - Hourly
PAY RATE TYPE:Hourly
COMPANY:
CONTACT NAME:Janet Camilli
NUMBER OF OPENINGS:4
CURRENT EMPLOYEES:
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EEO STATEMENT:
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.
2019-08-07-07:00.

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