Montgomery Place Orchards FARMWORKERS & LABORERS CROP in Red Hook, New York
3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 04/20/2023- 11/07/2023.
Manually and by use of hand tools: plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables & fruit such as; apples, peaches, plums, grapes, berries & tomatoes. Duties include tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning and pruning crops and apple tree grafting. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress. Record information about crops. Three months verifiable experience required in in all job duties described as well as antique apple varieties, heirloom tomatoes, and unique peach varieties. Select harvesting of mature fruit over several pickings while field grading for direct sales at our farm market. After 4 days of training a minimum productivity standard applies; 80 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 4%. Must be physically able to lift up to 75 lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English.
- Three months verifiable experience required
- Ability to understand basic instructions in English
- Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
- Employer will train
- Exposure to extreme temperatures
- Frequent stooping/ bending over, repetitive movements, extensive sitting/ walking
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.