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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operators

Hermenet Fruit Farm

Williamson, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13155210646
Email address to Apply:
mhermene@rochester.rr.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
7
Job Duties:
Farm equipment operator to run 100 HP tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate and spray apple trees. 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. Will mow lanes between tree rows using tractor mowers. Will operate chain saws to prune trees and remove dead and/or diseased trees. Set up, operate, monitor & maintain irrigation system. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Apply fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Will monitor fields for plant infestations and use treatments appropriate for use in both a preventative or infestation situations. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Harvest apples. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing as defined in the U.S. standard for grades. Productivity must be at least 4- 20 bushel bins fresh market and/or 6- 20 bushel bins processing fruit per day. Workers must have experience working at piece rate production and must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) plans. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from 0 to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple oral and written instructions in English. After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employer’s expense.. Must be physically able to lift up to 80 pounds *Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
a. Workers must be able to demonstrate that they are physically able to perform the work as described. b. The employer will provide 0 days of training for worker to reach production standards (if applicable.). c. Employer may require worker to perform any available general farm work if the guarantee referenced in Section 17a Additional Assurance for Clearance Orders is invoked. d. Employer may terminate worker with timely notification to the NPC and DHS, if the worker: 1) Refuses, without cause, to perform work for which the worker was recruited and hired; 2) Commits serious acts of misconduct; 3) Fails to reach production standards (if applicable); or 4) Abandons Job (Job Abandonment) is absent for five consecutive previously scheduled days without prior notification to employer.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Hermenet Fruit Farm
Location:
Williamson, NY 14589
Telephone Number:
+13155210646

Worksite

Address:
7017 Bear Swamp Road, .2 miles north on Pound Rd from NY Rt. 104, then 1.2 miles north on Bear Swamp Rd, Williamson, NY 14589

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22085-012433
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/11/2022

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