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Farmworkers and Laborers-crop

David Van Fleet, sole member of Van Fleet Orchards LLC

Wolcott, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15852784765
Email address to Apply:
Vanfleetorchards@verizon.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Manually cultivate and harvest apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Workers will plant new trees as directed by supervisor. Will engage in summer pruning to encourage and foster fruit growth. Will mow lanes between tree rows using tractor mowers. Will operate chain saws to prune trees and remove dead and/or diseased trees and also hand thinning of apples. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to 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 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 7 Bins (140 bushels) processing fruit per day. Workers are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. 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 must be physically able to lift up to 80 pounds. 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. *Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order.
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:
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:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
David Van Fleet, sole member of Van Fleet Orchards LLC
Company Name:
Van Fleet Orchards LLC
Location:
Wolcott, NY 14590
Telephone Number:
+15852784765

Worksite

Address:
11125 Wilson Rd .25 miles east on Wilson Road from Lasher Rd, Wolcott, NY 14590

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22085-012477
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/13/2022

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