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Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

Fruit Valley Orchard, LLC

Oswego, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13155297627
Email address to Apply:
fruitvalleyorchards@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
All applicants must be able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in this job description and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in box 3 & 4, page 1 This work order is for qualified people to perform a combination of tasks involved in the operation of the farm. Drive and operate specific farm machines to grow tree fruits to include pears and apples. Will drive and/or operate harvesting machines. Will attach implements and drive tractors with attached instruments to fields for cultivating, discing, and planting apple or pear trees. Will operate equipment in farm fields and drive on farm roads Will prune, thin trees such as apple, peach & pear. Performs light summer pruning and suckering by cutting terminal growth and water sprouts from inside of tree using hand pruner. Thins trees from orchard to eliminate diseased /non-productive trees using chain saw. There will be work that involves excessive bending and/or stooping. Will harvest fruits, apples and pears. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (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. Must be able to physically lift up to 80 pounds. 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 the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple instructions in English. After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employers expense. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience. Worker will be given 30 minutes for lunch. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers must be able to speak and read in simple English due to Federal food safety regulations. After hiring the employer may conduct random drug testing at the employers expense.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fruit Valley Orchard, LLC
Location:
Oswego, NY 13126
Telephone Number:
+13155297627

Worksite

Address:
503 Bunker Hill Road, Oswego, NY 13126

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22110-088939
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/27/2022

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