Milk Pail, LLC Farmworker and Laborer in Water Mill, New York
3 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/1/2019-12/30/2019.
*Orchard work - Apples, Peaches, Pears, Blueberries - Pruning (using hand pruners, loppers, and chain saw to cut branches), thinning fruit (using hands to remove excess fruit), harvesting fruit (harvested by hand into buckets and deposited into larger containers-apples and pears use a 50 lb. bucket to harvest, peaches use a 25 lb. crate to harvest, blueberries use a 10 lb. bucket to harvest), planting trees. Workers must be physically able to pick tree fruit (45% of work).
*Greenhouse - Annual and Perennial plants-Planting (planting small plants into pots), plant cleaning (using hands or scissors to pinch plants), plant spacing (separating potted plants and moving two 15 lb. trays), general cleanup (sweeping, organizing pots and trays) (20% of work).
*Farm Work - Grading fruit (using hands to select fruit for appropriate container), aiding in cider production (selecting fruit to be processed, bottling cider, cleaning machinery), peeling/slicing fruit(using a peeler to process fruit), farmyard and building maintenance, seeding and harvesting pumpkins (35% of work).
*Machinery operation involved; Driver's license required to transport between work sites; Heavy lifting involved.
* Must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Driver requirements
* Employer will train
* Lifting requirement of 100 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temps, repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
Full order (ETA 790 and Spanish translation of terms and conditions) should be reviewed and provided to qualified candidates from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm.