Job ID: NY1258771
Title: Farmworkers & Laborers
Company: Wagner's Farm & Market
Type: FT, Seasonal
Wages: $12.83 - $12.83 Hourly
Contact Name: Wagner, Peter
Contact Phone: (716) 731-4440
Mail Resumes to:
2672 Lockport Road
Sanborn, NY 14132
3 Seasonal jobs available 8/15/18-11/1/18.
During the anticipated period of employment, the primary activity on this farm will be the hand harvest of apples and pears. Other harvesting fruit or vegetables (prunes and sweet corn). Apple harvest productivity is measured in 1 1/8 bushel boxes and must be at least 4 bins per day of fresh market apples and 5 bins per day for juice. Workers must be physically able to pick fruit, most of which is done from ladders with lower branches being picked from the ground. Picked fruit is placed in a metal-framed, canvas-covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. The bucket when filled weighs up to 40 lbs. and is emptied into bulk boxes known as "tote boxes". Each tote box has a capacity of 20 (twenty) 1 & 1/8 bushel boxes. Workers are required to handle ladders up to 20 feet long and weighing about 2 lbs. per foot. In apple harvest work, workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color and grade standards factors.
All applicants must have 1 month experience in the jobs described in this job order.
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation of terms and conditions) can be found on NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm and should be provided to qualified referrals.