Pavero Cold Storage Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Marlboro, New York
20 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 06/01/2023- 12/15/2023.
Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest apples & pears. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops & applying pesticides. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Clear & maintain irrigation ditches. Harvest fruits by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing and/or processing. A minimum productivity standard applies; 116 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 4%. Workers e instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. Worker must be physically able to pick tree fruit, most of which is done from ladders with lower branches being picked from the ground. Picked fruit is placed in a metal-framed canvas covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. Filled bucket weighing up to 40 lbs. Workers must have Apple Farm experience. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English.
The employer will expect workers to pick a minimum of 116 bu boxes of apples per day with no more than 4% bruising.
- Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order.
- Employer will provide training
- Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day.
- Exposure to extreme temperatures.
- Repetitive movements, extensive walking, and frequent stooping.
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.