Bushart Farms, LLC Agriculture Equipment Operator in Marion, New York
3 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 1/15/24 - 11/13/24.
Pruning, thinning, trellising, harvesting, general orchard maintenance. Planting, weeding, harvesting related to apples & vegetables (Lettuce, peppers, onions and potatoes) , washing, sorting line for vegetables. Driving farm equipment and vehicles, mowing, laying plastic in fields, pulling apples out of the orchards. All workers are to be treated with respect and dignity; they are a critical part of this farm. The workers are also expected to treat the farm's facilities as if they are their own. The farm's housing should be kept clean. When the workers leave, the facilities should be returned to the condition in which they were upon arrival. Alcohol and drug abuse will not be tolerated. Workers must adhere to the food safety standards outlined in the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) manual. Workers will be given a mandatory day of rest, and on the remaining days of the week, the will be expected to work weather permitting.
Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing as defined in the U.S. standard for grades. Productivity must be at least 4-20 bushel bins fresh market and/or 6-20 bushel bins processing fruit per day. Workers must have experience working at piece rate production and must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)plans. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing.
Field temperatures may range from 0to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple oral instructions in English.
- Workers must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing the tasks described.
- Must be able to lift 75 pounds.
- Exposure to extreme temperatures/frequent stooping/bending over
- Repetitive movements.
- Extensive pushing/pulling, sitting/walking.
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.