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Terrace Mountain Orchard Agricultural Equipment Operator in Schoharie, New York

2 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 4/15/2021-10/15/2021.

Under direction of supervisor, worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of tractors and farm equipment for the purpose of tilling soil, mowing grass, cutting brush, planting young trees and plants, spraying fruit trees and plants. Pick apples during harvest. Use tractors and trucks on farm property to move equipment and supplies such as irrigation pipes and pumps, smudging equipment, fertilizer, ladders, bins and other supplies for harvest workers. Move empty bins around orchard for use by pickers and transport full bins of fruit from orchard to packing shed or storage facility. Operate engines and pumps for irrigation and move, set up, and start fans or smudge pots for frost protection. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day.

Due to health and safety concerns on a farm, worker must understand basic instructions in English. Workers who are not authorized by the employer must leave their cell phones in the camp, they are not to have their cell phones on them while working in the field. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of 6 months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. The activities outlined in the job description will be conducted solely on the worksite which is owned and operated by the employer.

Requirements:

* Workers must have a minimum of six months of verifiable experience performing the tasks described.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 75 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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