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Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

Sullivan Orchards, Inc.

Peru, NY

$15.66 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
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. This work order is for qualified people to perform a combination of tasks involved in the planting, cultivating, and harvesting of apples. Duties include: clearing fields; removing stones and brush by hand; tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding thinning, and pruning apple trees; applying pesticides and herbicides; loading harvest products; constructing trellises; repairing fences and farm buildings; using hand tools such as shovels, hoes, saws, pruning hooks, shears, and knives; driving and operating tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate, mow, spray, and harvest crops; repairing and maintaining farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment; and harvest apples by hand. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 4% for fresh as defined in the U.S. Standards for Grades. Productivity must be at least 68 bushel boxes of fresh market apples per 8 hour day worked. Employer will furnish to workers all tools and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned without cost. Workers will be required to handle ladders up to 24' long and weighing about two pounds per foot. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds on a frequent basis. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers must be able to speak and take directions in simple English. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three (3) months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this job description. Workers must be willing to worker in a variety of weather and temperatures. The employer will provide three days of training and/or allow three days of work for worker to reach production standards.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
See Addendum C
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Sullivan Orchards, Inc.
Peru, NY 12972
Telephone Number:


488 Sullivan Road, Peru, NY 12972

Job Order Details

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Multiple Worksites:
Additional Wage Information:
Fresh Market Standard and Dwarf Apples /.75 Per 1 bushel
Date Posted: