Pettit Farms LLC Farmworkers and Laborers in Medina, New York
6 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 6/1/2021-11/11/2021. Under direction of supervisor, worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of farm equipment for the purpose of tilling soil, mowing grass, cutting brush and planting young trees & plants. Use tractors, trucks and farm equipment on farm property. Prune trees, remove suckers, remove blossoms and thin fruit to improve quality also train & secure fruit trees. Will engage in weeding and other activities to keep the orchard clean. Trim fruit trees, hand thin weeding, hoeing, scoffing and summer thinning. Also repair boxes. Move empty bins around orchard for use by pickers. Pick apples for fresh market and/or processing. After 4 days of training employer expects productivity be at least 5 (20 bu) bins per day for fresh market apples and 7 (20 bu) bins per day for processing apples. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising shall not exceed 1% as defined in the US standard for grades. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must be able to communicate in English and understand basic instructions in English. Requirements: * Must have three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. * Must be physically able to lift up to 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day. * Employer may conduct random drug tests at employer's expense after hiring. * Extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, and frequent stooping/bending. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Repetitive movements. * Employer will train. 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.