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Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

ROBERTS FAMILY FRUIT FARM LLC

MEDINA, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17165602375
Email address to Apply:
ROBERTSFFF@YAHOO.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
18
Job Duties:
Under direction of supervisor, worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of tractors and farm equipment. Workers must be able to drive tractor and operate sprayer to spray orchards. Under the supervision of a licensed sprayer workers must be able to mix chemicals given the proper provided PPE and instructions. Workers must be able to read directions for mixing and write proper records for each spray. Workers will perform any combination of duties consistent with harvesting quality fruit and vegetables. Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest fruit & vegetables such as: apples, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, squash, peppers, beans, & tomatoes. Workers will have to conduct general orchard work including but not limited to field work, pruning and maintenance of fields, trees and farm equipment. 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. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. After completion of 3 days of training, the employer will expect workers to pick a minimum of 100 bu of fresh market apples per day with no more than 2% bruising. Pick apples for fresh marketing and or processing. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress. Workers may be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit & vegetables, according to size, color & other USDA standards. The workers will be expected to hand harvest fruit and vegetables. Workers will have to work in cold and wet conditions and must have proper clothing for such conditions. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. While working in the field 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 verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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 for worker to reach production standards. After completion of training or break-in period, employer will expect worker to: pick a minimum of 100 bu boxes of apples with no more than 2% bruising per day.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
ROBERTS FAMILY FRUIT FARM LLC
Company Name:
GARY ROBERTS
Location:
MEDINA, NY 14103
Telephone Number:
+17165602375

Worksite

Address:
10603 FREEMAN ROAD, MEDINA, NY 14103

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22159-256445
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
PER BU. ESTIMATED HOURLY WAGE RATE EQUIVALENT FOR THIS PIECE RATE IS $20/HR BASED ON WORKERS FILLING 20 BUCKETS PER HR ON AVERAGE. GUARANTEED $15.66/HR.
Date Posted:
6/15/2022

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