Abendroth's Apple Ridge Orchard Farmworkers and Laborers, Cro* in Sodus, New York
17 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 8/28/2019-11/10/2019.
This work order is for qualified people to perform a combination of tasks involved in the harvesting of apple trees. Duties include clearing orchard alley ways clear of brush by hand, pruning summer fruit trees by hand by using a pruning shear to promote optimum growth of tree and fruit, and manual harvesting/picking of fruit from apple trees.
Picking apples requires worker to handle ladders up to 24' and pick into metal framed canvas covered picking buckets strung around shoulders that weigh up to 50lbs when filled.
Productivity must be at least 100 bushels per day of fresh market fruit.
* 3 months experience in described duties
* Employer will train
* Must be able to lift 70 on a consistent basis for the duration of an 8 hour work day.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures/repetitive movements/extensive walking/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.