Bowman Orchards LLC Farmworker and Laborer in Rexford, New York
3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 4/10/2020-11/30/2020.
Workers will perform a variety of manual tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and harvesting of apples, peaches, berries, pumpkins, and squash. Duties include tilling soil, picking stones, transplanting, weeding, hand thinning, tree training and pruning. Workers will clean, sort, pack, and load harvested products in the field and level and load products to be transported.
Workers will use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, hand saws, and knives. As the need arises, workers will perform other farm-related duties such as: mend fences; repair and paint farm buildings; operate tractors and farm equipment for the purpose of tilling soil, mowing grass, cutting brush, planting young trees and plants, moving bin fruit and spraying; apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers to crops; participate in irrigation activities; and repair and maintain farm vehicles.
* Must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in the aforementioned.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
Full job order 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