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Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

KLEIN KILL FRUIT FARM CORP

GERMANTOWN, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15188286116
Email address to Apply:
KLEINSKILLFARMS@YAHOO.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
Manually plant small fruit trees. Use hand tools such as pruning hooks, shears and knives. Transplant, thin and prune fruit crops. Construct trellises and repair fences. Harvest fruits such as apples, peaches, pears, plums, apricots & nectarines. Pick apples for fresh market and/or processing. Productivity must be at least 100 boxes per day of fresh market apples. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 4% bruise rate as defined in the US standard for grades. Each workers picked fruit shall be inspected daily. Workers will be directed to strip all tree fruit at one picking or to spot pick (selective picking) according to size and color depending on crop conditions and state of maturity. Fruit picked as drops is never mixed with tree fruit. Workers 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 picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. Filled bucket, weighing up to 40 lbs, is emptied into bulk bins with a capacity equal to 20 1 1/8 bushel boxes. Workers required to handle ladders up to 24` long and weighing about 2 lbs per foot. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English. 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.
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:
Employer will expect worker to pick a minimum of 100 bu boxes of apples with no more than 4% bruising per day. The employer will not guarantee to pay the workers a bonus but reserves the right, at the employers sole discretion, to offer a bonus or to pay an hourly wage rate in excess of the highest applicable rate stated above based on longevity of tenure or exceptional job performance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
52
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
KLEIN KILL FRUIT FARM CORP
Location:
GERMANTOWN, NY 12526
Telephone Number:
+15188286116

Worksite

Address:
469 RT 10, GERMANTOWN, NY 12526

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22145-209269
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/2/2022

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