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Roberts Circle R Fruit Farms, Inc. Farmworkers and Laborers in Waterport, New York

25 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/07/2020 - 11/30/2020.

Prune trees and pick apples for fresh market and/or processing. Productivity must be at least 3 bins per day of fresh market fruit and 4 bins per day of processing fruit. Workers must be physically able to pick tree fruit, which must be done from ladders, with lower branches being picked from the ground.

Picked fruit is placed in metal-framed canvas covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on shoulders. Filled bucket weighing up to 40 lbs. is emptied into bulk bins with a capacity equal to 20 bushels. Pruning trees require handling of chainsaws with weather conditions being below 20 degrees.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of 3 months experience in the aforementioned.
* Employer will train
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.

Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation of terms and conditions) can be found on the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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