G & S Orchards Farmworker and Laborer in Macedon, New York
8 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/29/19-11/24/19.
Drives and operates a variety of farm machines and equipment, such as trucks, tractors, and forklifts to plant, harvest fruit, prune and thin trees, such as pear, apple, and cherry. Maintains and performs preventive maintenance on machinery and equipment. Prune trees seasonally to promote optimum growth of tree and fruit. Gathers pruned branches from area for disposal. Performs summer pruning and suckering by cutting terminal growth and water sprouts from inside of tree using hand pruner. Thins trees from orchard to eliminate diseased or nonproductive trees using chain saw. Pick apples for fresh market and/or processing. Productivity must be at least 60 boxes per day of fresh market fruit and 80 boxes per day of processing fruit.
* This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Employer will train
* Lifting requirement of 60 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
* Post-hire drug screen at employers expense.
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.