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Cherry Lawn Fruit Farms, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers* in Sodus, New York

8 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 03/18/2020 - 11/13/2020.

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest plants and fruits, including peaches, apples and hops.
Use hand tools, such as step ladders, straight ladders (up to 16 feet), shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pole saws, chain saws, pruning shears, and knives.

Duties include: tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning, pruning crops and fruit trees, harvesting fruits and crops by hand, applying pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops, cleaning, packing and loading harvested products, constructing trellis systems, repairing fences and farm buildings, setting up and operating irrigation lines and equipment, installing drainage tile in ditches, operating tractors, forklifts, tractor drawn machinery and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, prune/trim fruit trees, spray and harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Inform farm owner or farm manager of crop progress. Occasionally identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Perform other various farm tasks/duties, such as using a wood splitter, repair wooden bins using an air nail tool, or any other necessary task.

Record information about crops, such as pesticide use, yields, or costs.

Requirements:

* Employer may conduct random drug tests, post-hire, at the employer's expense.
* Must have a minimum of three months experience in performing the tasks described in this order.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 70 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, 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 https://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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