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Farmworkers and Laborers Crop

Bowman Orchards, LLC

Rexford, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18774669757
Email address to Apply:
kevin@bowmanorchards.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
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. Workers will perform a variety of manual tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and harvesting of apples, peaches, berries, pumpkins, and squash. Duties include tilling soil, picking stones, transplanting, weeding, hand thinning, tree training and pruning. Workers will clean, sort, pack, and load harvested products in the field and level and load products to be transported. Workers will use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, hand saws, and knives. As the need arises, workers will perform other farm-related duties such as: mend fences; repair and paint farm buildings; operate tractors and farm equipment for the purpose of tilling soil, mowing grass, cutting brush, planting young trees and plants, moving bin fruit and spraying; apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers to crops; participate in irrigation activities; and repair and maintain farm vehicles. Workers must be willing to work in varied weather conditions with temperatures from below 0 to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet mornings. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds with assistance. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers should report to work in their own suitable clothing. Workers must be able to handle and climb ladders to harvest apples. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform all duties assigned. After hiring, the employer may conduct random drug testing at the employer’s expense. Workers are required to have proficient English language comprehension in order to maintain Federal food safety regulations, pesticide application safety, and safe operation of farm equipment.
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:
No
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bowman Orchards, LLC
Location:
Rexford, NY 12148
Telephone Number:
+15183712042

Worksite

Address:
147 Sugarhill Road, Rexford, NY 12148

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22153-235687
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/15/2022

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