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Plummer Orchards LLC Farmworker and Laborer in Lyndonville, New York

20 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/1/2019-11/15/2019.

Pick apples and pears for fresh market and/or processing. Other fruit picking, if required. Workers must be physically able to pick fruit, most of which is done from ladders with lower branches picked from the ground. Picked fruit is placed in metal-framed, canvas-covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. The bucket, when filled, weighs up to 40 lbs. and is emptied into bulk bins with capacity equal to 20 bushels. Workers are required to handle ladders up to 24 feet long and weighing about 2 lbs. per foot.

Requirements:

* Workers must have 1 month experience in the jobs described in this order.
* Employer will train
* Frequent stooping and repetitive movements
* Lifting requirement of 40 lbs.

Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translated) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm.

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