NY Employer Farmworker and Laborer, Crop in Peru, New York
28 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 08/27/2020 - 10/29/2020
Under the direction of supervisor, workers duties include: hand harvesting apples for fresh fruit market, drop and/or processing apples. Fresh market apples bruising shall not exceed 4% defined in the US standard grades. Manually cultivating, picking rocks, weeding, raking, hoeing, hand thinning apples from trees, pruning apple trees, repairing bins and spreading bins in orchard during harvest. Workers must be physically able to safely handle ladders up to 60 lbs. Due to health and safety concerns related to food safety, operation of equipment, workers are required to have proficient English skills. Field temperatures may range from 0-95 degrees (F) with possible wet conditions from either rain or snow. Workers are required to have suitable clothing and footwear for all weather conditions. Workers will use hand tools; shovels, hoes, rakes, saws, pruning shears, hooks, and knives. Workers required to operate tractors safely, repair and maintain farm vehicles, repair and maintain picking/ pruning equipment, repair and maintain all farm housing and farm buildings.
* Three month verifiable experience is required for performing the tasks described.
* Employer will train
* Extensive sitting, extensive pushing/pulling, and extensive walking.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Repetitive movements 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