Cahoon Farms Inc. Farmworkers and Laborer, Crop* in Wolcott, New York
4 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 8/5/2019-11/15/2019.
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 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 apples 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 not to exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing.
* Workers must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* The employer will provide 1 day or training and or allow 1 day of work for worker to reach production standards.
* Lifting requirement of 42 lbs.
* Repetitive movements
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be provided to qualified applicants and can be found on NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm