Donato Farms Inc. Farmworker and Laborers in Modena, New York
8 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/8/2021 - 11/15/2021.
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. Workers must leave their cell phones in the camp; they are not to have their cell phones on them 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.
* Repetitive movements, frequent stooping/bending.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
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