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ROSE HILL FARM 1798 LLC Agricultural Equipment Operator in Red Hook, New York

3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 4/17/2024- 11/12/2024.

Duties: Workers are needed to plant, maintain, and harvest multiple fruit crops including apples, cherries, peaches, plums, apricots, blueberries, and strawberries. Workers must be able to work efficiently and with attention to detail. Workers will perform farm vehicle and tractor maintenance and repair. Workers will take part in cleaning and organizing equipment barn and shop spaces.

Workers must have previous commercial experience and ability to perform various tasks required in fruit production including: hand-thinning, hand-weeding, pruning, pruning clean-up, tree stabilization, trunk painting, trellis installation, tree-training, orchard sanitation. Workers must also be able to help keep the overall farm and grounds clean and orderly.

Workers will be operating tractors, string trimmers, chainsaws, and other farm equipment that is needed to maintain the fruit crops and farm. Workers will sort, wash, pack, and otherwise prepare various crops for storage and retail sale, as well as transport and deliver various crops from field to farm buildings. Workers will load and unload farm vehicles, setup and operate various types of irrigation equipment, and cut vegetation or brush from in and around fields, buildings, fence lines, and equipment.

Workers will operate trucks or other multi purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing whether on or off farm to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday including on public roads to reach farmer's fields; and or transport workers to the grocery store, bank and western union on an as needed basis. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess a valid driver's license, no worker will be rejected for not having a driver's license.

Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. In the event of inclement weather, workers may be asked to help with cleaning inside farm buildings and assist with cidery operations.

Workers will also assist in preparation for pick-your-own operations including sign installation.

Requirements: * One month experience of the duties mentioned * Workers must be able to take direction in simple English * Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds * 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.