Lamont Fruit Farm Inc Farmworkers and Laborers in Waterport, New York
48 fulltime seasonal (H-2A) jobs available 3/7/2022-11/15/2022. Apples: Workers will perform various tasks involved in planting, cultivation (including pruning and thinning) and harvesting fruit according to supervisor's instructions. Workers will till soil, plant stock, and do pruning activities using a variety of tools. Workers will aid in irrigation duties. Will aid in minor repair of wooden fruit containers. Workers will harvest fruit according to color, size, and degree of maturity as specified by supervisor and place into 3/4 bushel baskets taking the extra time, care, and effort not to bruise or scar the fruit. Additional duties include the pruning and thinning of trees rom an 8 or 16-foot ladder, orchard maintenance, packing operation, tractor/forklift operation, farm/field/shed sanitation. Workers may be required to perform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation tasks, nursery work, weeding or hoeing, cleaning and repairing farm buildings, grounds, set up and move aluminum irrigation pipes and equipment, cleaning and maintaining drip irrigation systems, using backpack sprayers, gardening, weeding, shrubbing, etc. Requirements: * Must have 3 months verifiable experience pruning high density fresh fruit apple trees. * Workers are subject to random post-hire drug testing at no cost to the employee. * Lifting requirement of 75 lbs. * Exposure to extreme temps, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping/bending. The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.