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Wagner's Farm & Market Farmworkers & Laborers in Sanborn, New York

3 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A jobs available 8/10/2020-11/10/2020.

During the anticipated period of employment, the primary activity on this farm will be the hand harvest of apples. Other harvesting fruit or vegetables will be prunes and sweet corn.Apple harvest productivity is measured in 1&1/8 bushel boxes and must be at least 80(1&1/8)per day for fresh market apples and 100(1&1/8)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 weights up to 40lbs. and is emptied into bulk boxes know as "tote boxes". Each tote box has a capacity of 20 1&1/8 bushel boxes.Workers are required to handle ladders up to 12ft long and weighting about 2lbs.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. Other job duties if required are to pick prunes, harvest sweet corn and do general orchard work, such as hoeing,suckering and hand thin of apples.

Requirements:

* 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

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