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Donato Farms Inc. Agriculture Equipement Operator in Modena, New York

2 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 05/20/2024- 11/15/2024

Operate trucks or other multi-purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing (whether on or off farm) to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies, or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday (including on public roads to reach farmer's fields and/or transport workers to the grocery store, or bank on an as-needed basis. Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities. Not all workers are requested to drive; drivers will be required to possess a valid operators license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a class D license.

Must have a minimum of 6 months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. Manually prune, plant, cultivate & harvest tree fruit & field crops, including apples, peaches, berries, cantaloupes & tomatoes. Use hand tools, such as shovels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives.

Mixing/transporting chemicals, fertilize, tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and pruning crops. Packing in the warehouse. Set up irrigation equipment and participate in irrigation activities. Construct trellises and repair fences. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, for plowing, fertilizing and spraying crops. Harvest fruits & vegetables by hand, being able to use ladders up to 16, and weighing about 2 lbs per foot and buckets in excess of 75 lbs. A minimum productivity standard applies; 80 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. Fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising.

Bruising, not to exceed 4%. Employer will allow 4 days for training for workers to reach production standards. While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to the health & safety concerns, workers must understand basic instructions in English.


  • Minimum of 6 months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order.
  • Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
  • Diver Requirement
  • Employer will train- 4 days
  • Repetitive movements, frequent stooping/bending.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures.

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.