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Dressel Farms LLC Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in New Paltz, New York

15 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 08/24/2024 - 10/25/2024.

Pruning and harvest fruits such as apples & pears by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing and/or processing. A minimum productivity standard applies: 100 bushel boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 2 %. Workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards, or to cut stems during harvest. 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 a metal-framed canvas covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. Filled bucket weighing up to 45 lbs. are emptied into bulk bins. Workers required to handle ladders up to 24' long and weighing up to 2 lbs. per foot. Workers While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English.


  • Workers must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in the tasks described.
  • Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
  • Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures/repetitive movements/ extensive walking and frequent stooping.

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.