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Fino Farms Farmworkers and Laborers in Milton, New York

9 Fulltime H-2 Seasonal Jobs available 6/1/2020-12/21/2020

Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest all products raised. Use hand tools, such as shovels, hoes, rakes, shears, saws, & knives. Duties include tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning, applying fertilizer, mixing and applying pesticides, or pruning crops. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Construct trellises, repair and maintain fences & farm buildings. Pick fruit for fresh marketing and/or processing. Productivity must be at least 100 bu boxes per day of fresh market fruit. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising shall not exceed 2% as defined in the US standard for grades. Workers must be physically able to pick tree fruit, most of which is done from ladders, with lower branches being picked from the ground. Must be able to inform farm owner or farm managers of crop progress.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of three months of experience in performing the tasks described.
* Must be physically able to lift up to 80 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.

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

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