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Soons Orchards Agricultural Equipment Operator in New Hampton, New York

Agricultural Equipment Operator: 1 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Job available 7/15/2019-11/20/2019.

Under direction of supervisor worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in operation of tractors and farm machinery to plant, cultivate, spray, and/or harvest fruits and vegetables such as apples, peaches, tomatoes, corn, pumpkins, squash, cucumbers, and peppers. Attach farm implements to tractors and drive tractors in fields to prepare soil, plant, fertilize, mow grass, cut brush, plant young trees, spray fruit trees and plants, and/or harvest crops.

Drives tractor or truck to transport materials, supplies, and products. Make adjustments and minor repairs to machinery. Mix chemical ingredients and spray fruit trees to control insects, fungus, weeds, or diseases. Irrigate soil. Pick fruits and vegetables during harvest. Thin blossoms and immature fruit. Prop limbs to prevent breakage. Operate frost protection equipment.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of six months verifiable experience in performing the tasks in this order.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temps, 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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