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Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

PORPIGLIA FARMS INC

MARLBORO, NY

$14.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18458578471
Email address to Apply:
DOMPORPIGLIA28@GMAIL.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
20
Job Duties:
Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest fruits, apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Picking stones by hand. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Clear & maintain irrigation ditches. Harvest fruit by hand. Work will include but is not limited to picking apples for fresh marketing and /or processing and cleaning, packing and loading harvested products. Workers will package apples in packing house. A minimum productivity standard applies; 100 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 4% also no more than 4% spurs left on the stem of the apple. Workers be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. Worker must be physically able to pick tree 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. Filled bucket weighing up to 40 lbs. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English. Cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only while working in the field. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in his order. The activities outlined in the job description will be conducted solely on the worksite which is owned and operated by the employer.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
The employer will provide 4 days of training for worker to reach production standards. After completion of training or break-in period, employer will expect worker to: pick a minimum of 100 bu boxes of apples with no more than 4% bruising per day. Raises and/or bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker employed pursuant to this job order at the companys sole discretion based on individual factors including but not limited to work performance and experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
PORPIGLIA FARMS INC
Location:
MARLBORO, NY 12547
Telephone Number:
+18452364400

Worksite

Address:
607 LATTINTOWN ROAD, MARLBORO, NY 12542

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21322-714491
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
PER BU
Date Posted:
11/29/2021

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