Mead Orchards, LLC Farmworker and Laborer in Tivoli, New York
9 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 5/27/2019-11/7/2019.
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits, berries and vegetables including apples, peaches, cherries, blueberries, winter squash, sweet corn, and tomatoes. 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 product. 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 onto crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest fruits and vegetables 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.
* Three months verifiable experience in aforementioned required.
* Employer may require random drug tests at employer's expense once hired.
* Employer will train.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, and frequent stooping
* OT/Holiday is not mandatory
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