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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

Banker Orchards

Plattsburgh, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15185637557
Email address to Apply:
kenfranjoe@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
All applicants must be able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in the job order and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in box 9, page 1. This work order is for qualified people to perform the duties related to harvesting produce in an apple orchard. Workers will also be responsible for picking pumpkins, may also be required to pack apples. Workers must be able and willing to work in varied weather conditions including hot, humid summer days during harvest as high as 90 degrees with damp mornings. Workers must be able to handle and climb a 20 foot ladder repetitively while carrying an apple picking bucket which is harnessed over the workers shoulders. Workers must be able to lift and carry 80 pounds on a frequent basis. In addition, workers will be asked to drive tractor, pick up brush from orchard floor, repair broken bins, plant and water trees, and drive truck to remove apple bins from the outlying orchards at harvest time. The employer will provide 1 day of training and allow 2 days of work for the worker to reach production standards. When harvesting apples, productivity must be at least 60 1-1/8 bushel boxes per 7 hours worked with no more than 4% bruising for fresh market. 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 directions in simple English.
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
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Banker Orchards
Company Name:
Bruce Sullivan
Location:
Morrisonville, NY 12962
Telephone Number:
+15185637557

Worksite

Address:
1037 RT 3, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22167-288041
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/29/2022

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