Porpiglia Farms Inc. Farmworker and Laborer in Marlboro, New York
9 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/1/2020 - 11/20/2020
Manually prune, plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits (apples and pears). Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Harvest fruits by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing. A minimum productivity standard applies: 100 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English.
* Must have a minimum of 3 months verifiable experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temps, repetitive movements, extensive walking, and frequent stooping
* Employer will provide 4 days of training.
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