Hudson River Fruit Distributors Farmworkers and Laborers Crop in Milton, New York
14 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 6/20/2021-11/15/2021. Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Clear & maintain irrigation ditches. Harvest fruit by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing and/or processing. A minimum productivity standard applies; 110 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 4%. Workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English. Requirements: * Minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. * Must be able to lift 75 pounds. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Repetitive movements, extensive walking, and frequent stooping/bending. * The employer will provide 4 days of training and/or allow 4 days of work for worker to reach production standards. 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.