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9 Fulltime H-2 Seasonal Jobs 07/15/2024-11/22/2024

Operate trucks, tractors, or other multi-purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing (whether on or off farm) to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies, or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday (including on public roads to reach farmers fields); and/or transport workers to the grocery store, or bank on an as-needed basis. Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities. Not all workers are requested to drive. Drivers will be required to possess a valid operators license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a class D license. Manually prune, cultivate, & harvest fruits & vegetables (apples, pears, peaches, plums nectarines, grapes & mixed vegetables) Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include; weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Harvest fruits by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing and/or processing. After training period of 4 days, a minimum productivity standard applies of (108) 1 1/8 bu boxes of fresh apples per day or (55) 1 1/8 bu boxes of fresh apples with stem clipping per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising not to exceed 3%

Workers may be 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 required to handle ladders up to 24 long and weighing about 2 lbs per foot. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in his order. Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
  • Must be physically able to lift 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures
  • Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, and frequent stooping/bending.

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.