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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers Laborers & Crops

W.H. WALKER & SON INC

CLINTONDALE, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18458837457
Email address to Apply:
WALKERBUD@AOL.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate spray & harvest crops. Work will include but is not limited to picking apples for fresh market during harvest. Harvest fruits by hand. A minimum productivity standard applies; 95 1 1/8 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 4%. Workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. 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 40 lbs. 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 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 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 95 1 1/8 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:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
W.H. WALKER & SON INC
Location:
CLINTONDALE, NY 12515
Telephone Number:
+18458837457

Worksite

Address:
1153 ROUTE 44-55, CLINTONDALE , NY 12515

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22159-256374
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/15/2022

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