Philip Wager Farm Farmworker * and Laborers in Red Creek, New York
1 Fulltime H2A Seasonal Job available 05/25/2020 - 12/15/2020.
Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest fruits such as apples, pears & peaches. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers and pesticides to crops; transplanting, weeding, thinning, & pruning crops, cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, harvest & haul crops. Repair & maintain farm vehicles, implements & mechanical equipment. Harvest fruits by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress.
Identify plants, pests, & weeds to determine the selection & application of pesticides & fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as pesticides use, yields or costs. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing.
* Workers must have a minimum of 3 month experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temps, repetitive movements, extensive walking, and frequent stooping.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
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