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Hermenet Fruit Farm Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Williamson, New York

7 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 8/23/2024 - 11/10/2024

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. Repair fences and farm buildings, 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. 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 1% (WNY) for processing as defined in the U.S. standard for grades. Productivity must be at least 6- 20 bushel bins fresh market and/or 8- 20 bushel bins processing fruit per day. Workers must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) plans.


  • Must have a minimum of 3 months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
  • After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employer's expense.
  • Lifting requirement of 80 lbs.
  • Driver requirements
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures
  • Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, and extensive walking.

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.