Wafler Farms, Inc. Farmworkers and Laborers in Wolcott, New York
16 Seasonal Jobs available 09/06/2019 - 11/04/2019.
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/or 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. 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 0% (WNY) for fresh and 0% (WNY) for processing. Productivity must be at least 6 bins (120 bushels) fresh market and/or 8 bins (160 bushels) processing fruit per day.
Workers are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. Depending on the weather, crop, or other conditions workers may 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 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+ degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions, and possible snow and/or rain. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of one month experience in performing tasks described in this order.
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation of terms and conditions) should be provided to referred workers and can be found on NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm