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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers Laborers & Crops

DONATO FARMS INC

MODENA, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18458837037
Email address to Apply:
DONATOFARMS@OPTONLINE.NET

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Must have a minimum of 3 months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. Manually prune, plant, cultivate & harvest tree fruit & field crops, including apples, peaches, berries, cantaloupes & tomatoes. Use hand tools, such as shovels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Mixing/transporting chemicals, fertilize, tilling soil, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and pruning crops. Set up irrigation equipment and participate in irrigation activities. Construct trellises and repair fences. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, for plowing, fertilizing and spraying crops. Harvest fruits & vegetables by hand, being able to use ladders up to 16, and weighing about 2 lbs per foot and buckets in excess of 75 lbs. A minimum productivity standard applies; 80 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. Fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Bruising, not to exceed 4%. Employer will allow 4 days for training for workers to reach production standards. While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to the health & safety concerns, 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:
45-2092.00 - 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 4 days of training to allow workers to pick a minimum of 80 bu boxes of apples per day with no more than 4% 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.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
DONATO FARMS INC
Location:
MODENA, NY 12548
Telephone Number:
+18458837037

Worksite

Address:
2036 RT 44-55, MODENA, NY 12548

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22164-272291
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
PER BU. ESTIMATED HOURLY WAGE RATE EQUIVALENT FOR THIS PIECE RATE IS $18/HR BASED ON WORKERS FILLING 20 BUCKETS PER HR ON AVERAGE. GUARANTEED $15.66/HR.
Date Posted:
6/16/2022

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