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Tree Crisp Orchards, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers in Savannah, New York

60 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 08/15/2020 - 11/20/2020.

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tiling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning apples; applying pesticides; cleaning; packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigations equipment. Operate tractors, tractor drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest apples. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest apples by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about apples, such as pesticide use, yields or costs.

Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing. Productivity must be at least 5 bins (100 bushels) fresh market and/or 7 bins (140 bushels) processing fruit per day. Workers are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. Depending on weather, crop and other conditions, workers may be requested, but not required, to work up to seven days per week and/or on the Sabbath and up to 12 hours per day. Employer will furnish to workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required tin the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from 0 to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 1 month experience in performing tasks described in this order.

Requirements:

* Workers must have a minimum of one month experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* 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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