Simpelaar Fruit Farms Farmworkers and Laborers in Mexico, New York
12 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 8/8/2019-11/8/2019.
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest 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; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest apples by hand.
Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. 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 instructions in English.
* Must have a minimum of 3 months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Driver requirements
* After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employer's expense.
* Lifting requirement of 80 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling and extensive walking.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
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.