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Terhune Orchards Farmworkers and Laborers in Salt Point, New York

1 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Job available 5/1/2019-11/30/2019.

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables and fruits including apples, nectarines, peaches, plums, berries, cherries, and tomatoes. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives.

Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, and participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.

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.

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