Wagner Farm & Market Inc Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop in Sanborn, New York
1 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A job available 5/1/23-11/10/23.
During the anticipated period of employment, the primary activity on this farm will be the hand harvest of apples. Workers must be physically able to pick fruit, most of which is done from ladders with lower branches being picked from the ground. Picked fruit is placed in a metal-framed canvas covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. The bucket when filled weighs up to 40 pounds and is emptied into bulk boxes known as tote boxes, that hold 20 bushels. Apple harvest productivity is measured in bushels and must be at least 4 tote boxes per day for fresh market apples and 5 tote boxes per day for juice apples. In apple harvest work, workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color and grade standards factors. Other jobs are trim apple trees with hand pruners, shovel dirt up to newly planted apple trees, run a tractor to mow the grass in the orchard, light maintenance on farm buildings (paint and fix boards).
- All applicants must have 3 months experience in the jobs described in this job order.
- Lifting requirement of 40 lbs.
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.