The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit:

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Apple Picker

Hart Apple Farms, LLC

Peru, NY

$15.66 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Under the direction of supervisor, workers duties include: hand harvesting apples for fresh fruit market, drop and/or processing apples. Fresh market apples bruising shall not exceed 4% defined in the US standard grades. Manually cultivating, picking rocks, weeding, raking, hoeing, hand thinning apples from trees, pruning apple trees, repairing bins and spreading bins in orchard prior to harvest. Workers must be physically able to safely handle ladders up to 60 lbs. Due to health and safety concerns related to food safety, operation of equipment, workers are required to have proficient English skills. Field temperatures may range from 0-95 degrees (F) with possible wet conditions from either rain or snow. Workers are required to have suitable clothing and footwear for all weather conditions. Workers will use hand tools; shovels, hoes, rakes, saws, pruning shears, hooks, and knives. Workers required to operate tractors safely, repair and maintain farm vehicles, repair and maintain picking/ pruning equipment, repair and maintain all farm housing and farm buildings. The employer will provide 3 days of work for each worker to reach production standards. After completion of 3 days, employer will expect worker to hand pick 100 bushels daily, under normal conditions. All tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned will be furnished by the employer at no cost to the worker. Three months verifiable experience is required for performing the duties described above.
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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The employer will offer and advertise during recruitment the pay wage that is highest of the AEWR, the prevailing hourly wage or piece rate, the agreed upon collective bargaining wage, or the Federal or State minimum wage, except where special procedure is approved for an occupation or special class of agricultural employment. Employer assures that if a change in the AEWR is increased or decreased this will become effective on the date of the change.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Hart Apple Farms, LLC
Company Name:
Hart Apple Farms, LLC
Peru, NY 12972
Telephone Number:


2301 RT 22, Peru, NY 12972

Job Order Details

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