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Fruit Farm Worker

Cahoon Farms Inc

Wolcott, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13155948081
Email address to Apply:
jsharp@cahoonfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
68
Job Duties:
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest apples by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as pesticide use, yields, or costs. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing. Productivity must be at least 4 Bins (80 bushels) fresh market and/or 5 Bins (100 bushels) processing apples per day. Workers are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. Depending on weather, crop or other conditions, workers may be requested, but not required, to work up to seven days per week and/or on the Sabbath and up to 12 hours per day. Employer will furnish to workers, without cost, all tools, and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from below 0 to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions. *Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order. The employer will provide 1 days of training and/or allow 1 days of work for worker to reach production standards if applicable. The employer assures that workers hired under this order who will be handling pesticides will be provided appropriate training. 42 pound lifting requirement.
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:
Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery. The employer will provide 1 day of production standards if applicable. The employer assures that workers hired under this order who will be handling pesticides will be provided appropriate training. 42 pound lifting requirement.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Cahoon Farms Inc
Location:
Wolcott, NY 14590
Telephone Number:
+13155948081

Worksite

Address:
10951 Lummisville Rd, Wolcott, NY 14590

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22164-275049
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/8/2022

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