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Hudson River Fruit Distributors Agricultural Equipment Operators in Milton, New York

12 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/15/2019-12/1/2019.

Under direction of supervisor, worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of tractors and farm machinery to plant, cultivate, spray, and/or harvest apples and other tree fruit. Attach farm implements to tractor and drive tractors in field to prepare soil, plant, fertilize, mow grass, cut brush, plant young trees, spray fruit trees and plants, and/or harvest crops. Drives tractor or truck to transport materials, supplies, and products. Make adjustments and minor repairs to machinery.

Mix chemical ingredients and spray fruit trees to control insects, fungus, weeds, or diseases. Remove excess growth using pruning saws and clippers. Irrigate soil. Pick fruit during harvest. Thin blossoms and immature fruit. Prop limbs to prevent breakage. Operate frost protection equipment.

Requirements:

* Minimum of six months verifiable experience necessary in the aforementioned.
* Must be able to lift 75 pounds.
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.

Entire job duty description (ETA790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at https://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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