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Stone Goose Enterprises Agricultural Equipment Operators in North Rose, New York

16 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 08/5/2022 - 11/08/2022. This is a joint job order with: Hilltop Fruit Farms LLC 5506 Morse Hill Road, Williamson, NY 14589 Dellamano Orchards 8145 NY Route 104 Oswego , New York 13126 Russell Getman 1325 County Route 7 Oswego, New York 13126 General Duties: Drive and operate specific farm machines to grow a variety of apples and pears. Will drive and/or operate harvesting machines. Will attach implements and drive 75 hp tractors with attached instruments to fields for cultivating, discing, and planting for fruit trees. Will operate equipment in farm fields and drive on farm roads Will prune, thin or spray trees such as apple or pear. Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Performs light summer pruning and suckering by cutting terminal growth and water sprouts from inside of tree using hand pruner. Thins trees from orchard to eliminate diseased /non-productive trees using chain saw. Adjust and maintain farm machines. Will harvest pumpkins. There will be work that involves excessive bending and/or stooping. Will harvest apples and pears. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing. Productivity must be at least 6 Bins (120 bushels) fresh market and/or 8 Bins (160 bushels) processing fruit per day. Workers must have experience working at piece rate production and must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) plans. Workers are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. Must be able to physically lift up to 80 pounds. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from 0 to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions. Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple instructions in English. After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employer's expense. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience in the aforementioned Requirements: * Three months experience of the duties mentioned * Must be able to lift a minimum of 80 pounds * Random drug testing can be performed post hire at the employer's expense * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Extensive pushing/pulling/sitting/walking, frequent stooping, and repetitive movements 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.