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Farmworker (crop)

Chazy Orchards

Chazy, NY

$15.66 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Workers will sort apples according to size, color and grade before packing; line boxes, cartons or crates with treated paper or cardboard; place apples in containers for storage or shipment; weigh, stamp, brand and date of packing on container, and pack apples according to the quality and method of the employer. Workers will also perform general orchard tasks such as setting and removing hail netting, including apple tree pruning and apple bin repair. Work requires long periods of standing and bending and kneeling. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds and be available to work Monday through Saturday. Workers must also be willing to work in varied weather conditions. Productivity must be at least 60 bushel boxes per 7 hours worked with no more than 1% bruising. The employer will provide 1 day of training and allow 2 days of work for the worker to satisfactorily perform all duties in this job order. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Worker will be given 30 minutes for lunch. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers must be able to take direction in simple English due to federal safety regulations. 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 on this order. This work order is for qualified people to perform a combination of tasks involved in the packing of apples. The percentage of apples which are produced and packed by Chazy Orchards is 100% and ZERO percent of apples are grown by other producers.
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:
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Special Requirements:
Workers must be willing to work in varied cold weather as low as 15 degrees and work on snow-covered ground up to one foot deep. All workers must be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds and be able to work up to 6 days a week. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, and related chemicals may affect workers ability to perform the job. There is no drivers license requirement for this job opportunity. However, workers that hold a valid drivers license (including international license) may be asked to drive farm trucks/tractors to move bins, buckets, etc. to and from the field. Before any worker is required to operate equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination. Workers may supervise crews of up to 25 workers during apple harvest. Workers referred as result of this order must have a minimum of three months experience in performing the desired task
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Chazy Orchards
Company Name:
Giroux Orchards, LLC (GO #3)
Chazy, NY 12921
Telephone Number:


9486 Route 9, Chazy, NY 12921

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Raises and/or bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker employed pursuant this job order, at the company’s sole discretion based on individual factors including work performance, skill, and tenure
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