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Fino Farms, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers in Milton, New York

8 Fulltime H-2 Seasonal Jobs available 4/1/2021 - 11/19/2021. Manually prune, cultivate, & harvest all crops grown, including, but not limited to, fruits & vegetables (apples, pears, peaches, plums, nectarines, grapes, & mixed vegetables). Use hand tools, such as shovels, hoes, shears, & knives. Duties include thinning, tying, pruning, & harvesting crops from ground, ladder, and mobile platform. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Harvest fruits by hand. After a training period of 4 days, a minimum productivity standard applies; 100 bu. boxes of fresh market apples and 80 bu. boxes of fresh market pears 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. 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 1 bu. plastic buckets with straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. Filled bucket weighing up to 45 lbs. Workers required to handle ladders up to 20 ft. long and weighing @ 2 lbs. per foot. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English. Requirements: * Must have a minimum of 3 months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described. * Must be physically able to lift 80 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day. * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, and frequent stooping/bending. * Employer will train. 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.

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