Donato Farms Inc. Farmworker and Laborers, Crop in Modena, New York
5 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 08/21/2023 - 12/15/2023.
Must have a minimum of 3 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. 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 ft, 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. Cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only, while working in the field. Due to the health & safety concerns, workers must understand basic instructions in English.
- Minimum of 3 months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order
- Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
- 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: 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.