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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers Laborers & Crops

DRESSEL FARMS LLC

NEW PALTZ, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18452550693
Email address to Apply:
RODJR@DRESSELFARMS.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
16
Job Duties:
Pruning and harvest fruits such as apples & pears by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing and/or processing. A minimum productivity standard applies: 100 bushel boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 2 %. Workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards, or to cut stems during harvest. 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 45 lbs. are emptied into bulk bins. Workers required to handle ladders up to 24' long and weighing up to 2 lbs. per foot. While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions 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 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:
The employer will provide 3 days of training to allow workers to pick a minimum of 80 bu boxes of apples per day with no more than 2% bruising. 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. The employer reserves the right, at the employers sole discretion, to temporarily raise the above listed piece rate due to crop conditions. In the tasks where there is no prevailing practice to pay a piece rate, the employer, at his sole discretion, may opt to pay per hour to ensure a good quality product.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
DRESSEL FARMS LLC
Location:
NEW PALTZ, NY 12561
Telephone Number:
+18452550693

Worksite

Address:
271 RT 208, NEW PALTZ , NY 12561

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22152-230604
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
PER BU. ESTIMATED HOURLY WAGE RATE EQUIVALENT FOR THIS PIECE RATE IS $22/HR BASED ON WORKERS FILLING 20 BUCKETS PER HR ON AVERAGE. GUARANTEED $15.66 PER HOUR
Date Posted:
6/8/2022

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