Wagner's Farm & Market Farmworkers & Laborers in Sanborn, New York
3 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A jobs available 8/15/2019-11/15/2019.
During the anticipated period of employment, the primary activity on this farm will be the hand harvest of apples and pears. Other harvesting fruit or vegetables (prunes and sweet corn). Apple harvest productivity is measured in 1 1/8 bushel boxes and must be at least 4 bins per day of fresh market apples and 5 bins per day for juice. 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 lbs. and is emptied into bulk boxes known as "tote boxes". Each tote box has a capacity of 20 (twenty) 1 & 1/8 bushel boxes. Workers are required to handle ladders up to 20 feet long and weighing about 2 lbs. per foot. In apple harvest work, workers may be
instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color and grade standards factors.
* All applicants must have 3 months experience in the jobs described in this job order.
* Lifting requirement of 40 lbs.
* Employer will train.
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm.