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Forrence Orchards Inc. Farmworker and Laborer in Peru, New York

20 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/20/2021-11/11/2021.

This work order is for qualified people to perform the duties of pruning, thinning, and harvesting at an apple orchard, as well as general orchard work. Workers must have the knowledge and ability to prune, thin and train apple trees. Workers will be asked to drive tractor, pick up brush from orchard floor, repair broken bins, plant and water trees, and pick rocks to prepare soil for planting. Workers may be asked to drive truck to remove apple bins from the outlying orchards at harvest time. The employer will provide 1 day of training and/or allow 2 days of work for workers to reach production standards. Productivity must be at least 60 1-1/8 bushel boxes per 7 hours worked with no more than 4% bruising for fresh market. Workers must be able to speak and take directions in simple English due to Federal food safety regulations.

Requirements:

* Three months experience required in the described tasks.
* Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds on a frequent basis.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping/bending.

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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