LEWIS FARMS FARMWORKERS LABORERS & CROPS in Red Creek, New York
2 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 03/19/2022 - 12/15/2022 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 are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. Depending on weather, crop or other conditions, workers may be requested, but not required to work up to seven days per week and/or on the Sabbath and up to 12 hours per day. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all the tools and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable clothes. Field temperatures may range from below 0 to 90+ degrees (F), with possible wet morning conditions. Workers must be physically able to lift up to 75 lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in his order Requirements: * Three months experience of the duties mentioned * Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Extensive pushing/pulling, 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: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.