Ameele Farms LLC Farmworker and Laborer, Crop in Williamson, New York
30 fulltime seasonal H-2A jobs available 08/21/2020 - 11/15/2020.
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 (60bushels) fresh market and/or 4 bins (80 bushels) processing fruit per day. Employer will furnish to workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from below 0 to 90+ degreed (F) with possible wet morning conditions. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 month experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* Workers must have a minimum of three months experience in performing the tasks described.
* Employer will train.
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* Repetitive movements
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYS DOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm