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DeFisher Fruit Farms Farmworkers and Laborers in Williamson, New York

10 Fulltime, Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 9/15/2019-3/1/2020.

This is a joint job order with Rosario Brothers, LLC 3743 Eagle Harbor Road, Albion NY 14411

Manually plant, cultivate and harvest fruits and vegetables such as apples, pears, and peaches. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers and pesticides to crops; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings. 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, harvest, and haul 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. Employer will expect worker to pick a minimum of 5 bins (100 bushel boxes) of fresh market apples per day with no more than 0% (WNY) bruising and/or 7 bins (140 bushel boxes) of processing apples per day. Workers are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. Depending on weather, crop, or other conditions, workers may be requested, but not required, to work up to seven days per week and/or on the Sabbath and up to 12 hours per day. Employer will furnish to all workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* Driver requirements
* Certification / License Requirements
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Extensive sitting, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking
* Frequent stooping
* Employer may randomly drug test workers post hire at the employer's expense.

Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation of terms and conditions) can be found on NYSDOL website at the NYS DOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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