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Nesbitt Fruit Farms Farmworkers & Laborers in Waterport, New York

15 Fulltime Seasonal H2A Jobs Available 03/02/2020 - 11/15/2020.

Mow, cut and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, or other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use of hand tools.

Planting: Propagate plants by placing buds. Plant seedlings or liners by hand or with mechanical planter. Pruning: hand pruning, based on fruit variety.

Use/handle ladders up to 15 ft. in length and weighing up to 30 lbs. or perform work on motorized platform. Harvest: Spot and/or strip pick fruit based on seasonal need. Snap fruit off tree with thumb and palm of hand to avoid stem pulls, punctures, bruising, or other damage. Pick culls and peelers. Fill fruit buckets and place fruit in bins. Follow supervisor/foreman's instructions on color/size requirements. Must be able to differentiate between colors and fruit varieties accurately.

Requirements:

* Min requirement of 3-months of agricultural employment experience performing manual tasks on a fruit or vegetable farm.
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements
* Extensive walking and frequent stooping.

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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