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DeFisher Fruit Farms Farmworkers and Laborers in Williamson, New York

20 Fulltime, Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 05/26/2020 - 12/01/2020

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

Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest fruits & vegetable; such as apples, pears, peaches, lettuce, kale, peppers, eggplant, corn, squash & greens. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers and pesticides to crops; transplanting, weeding, thinning, & pruning crops, husk and package sweet corn and bunch & box greens. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, harvest & haul crops. Repair & maintain farm vehicles, implements & mechanical equipment.

Use & operate fruit juice pressing equipment and sorting apples. Harvest fruits by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, & weeds to determine the selection & application of pesticides & fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as pesticides use, yields or costs. After 4 days of training employer will expect worker to pick a minimum of 5 bins (100 bushels boxes) of fresh market apples per day with no more than 0% (WNY) bruising and/or 7 Bins (140 bushels boxes) of processing apples per day.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Extensive sitting, repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking
* Frequent stooping
* Lifting 75 pounds

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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