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

12 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 3/1/2019-11/15/2019.

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest apples. 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; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or 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 apples. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest apples by hand.

Apply pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers to apples. Inform farmers or farm managers of apple crop progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches.

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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