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Roberts Family Fruit Farm, LLC Farmworker and Laborer, Crop in Medina, New York

10 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 5/28/2020-11/15/2020.

Workers will perform any combination of duties consistent with harvesting quality fruit and vegetables. Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest fruit & vegetables such as: apples, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, squash, peppers, beans, & tomatoes. Workers will have to conduct general orchard work including but not limited to field work, pruning and maintenance of fields, trees and farm equipment. 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. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. After completion of 3 days of training, the employer will expect workers to pick a minimum of 100 bu of fresh market apples per day with no more than 2% bruising. Pick apples for fresh marketing and or processing. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress.
Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Must be physically able to lift up to 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day.
* Employer will train.
* Extensive walking, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, frequent stooping/bending.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.

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

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