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Ridge View Fruit Farms LLC Farmworker and Laborer, Crop in Williamson, New York

29 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 8/24/2020-11/13/2020.

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers: transplanting, weeding, Thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm building, or participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment. Harvest fruits by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers to crops inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as pesticide use, yields, or costs. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1%(WNY) for fresh and 2%(WNY) for processing. Productivity must be at least 3 Bins (60 bushels) fresh market and/or 4 bins (80 bushels) processing fruit per day.

REQUIREMENTS:

* Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 1 month experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* Employer will train.
* Repetitive movements.
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* Employer assures that workers hired under this order that will be handling pesticides will be provided appropriate training.

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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