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

2 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 03/15/2023 - 11/30/2023.

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 tractors and drive tractors in fields 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. The employer will provide 4 days of training and/or allow 4 days of work for worker to reach production standards. After completion of training or break-in period, employer will expect worker to: pick a minimum of 120 bu boxes of apples with no more than 4% bruising per day. Thin blossoms and immature fruit. Prop limbs to prevent breakage. Operate frost protection equipment. While working in the field, cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to health and safety concerns and operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple instructions in English. A minimum of six months verifiable experience necessary in the aforementioned.


  • 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/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.