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Orchard Dale Fruit Company LLC Farmworkers and Laborers in Waterport, New York

24 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 2/26/2019-11/16/2019.

Under direction of supervisor, workers will perform any combination of tasks involving the operation of various types of machinery along with all physical labor required on a fruit farm during each season. The tasks and crops include but are not limited to thinning, pruning, growing, irrigating, harvesting, sorting, and transporting of apples, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and quince from field to loading area on farm.

Equipment operation may include but is not limited to bin trailers, tractors, and forklifts outdoors as well as inside 33 degree refrigerated storage. Hand harvest apples for fresh and/or processing market. Workers must be physically able to hand harvest tree fruit, most of which is done from ladders, with lower branches being picked from the ground. Picked fruit is placed in a padded metal framed bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. Filled bucket, weighing up to 45 lbs. is emptied into bulk bins of various capacities. Workers are required to handle ladders up to 24' long and weighing about 2 lbs. per foot.

Requirements:

* Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of 3 months verifiable experience.
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, and extensive pushing / pulling.
* Extensive walking and frequent stooping.
* Lifting requirement of 65 lbs.

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.

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