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Farmworkers & Laborers Crop

Rulfs Orchard, LLC

Peru, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15186438636
Email address to Apply:
shannon@rulfsorchard.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
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 3 & 4, Page 1. Workers will be required to: manually plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits and vegetables; use hand tools, such as shovels, hoes, pruning hooks, shears and knives; till soil; transplant, weed, thin, and prune crops; clean and pack harvested products; drive and operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, trucks, and forklifts; transport harvested fruits and vegetables from field to packing house; prune trees seasonally to promote optimum growth of tree and fruit; and apply pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers to crops following DEC guidelines. Workers will also be asked to assist in greenhouses where workers will: mix dirt; fill containers; plant, spray, weed, fertilize and water plants and flowers; and perform tasks using hands and gardening tools. Picking apples requires worker to handle ladders up to 22' and pick into buckets strung around shoulders that weigh up to 40 pounds when filled. Workers must be physically able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds on a consistent basis. Workers may not use cell phones for personal use during work times. Phone use must be limited to breaks and lunch. Field temperatures may range from 0 to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions. Once hired, employer may conduct random drug tests at employers expense. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform all duties assigned. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers must be able to comprehend simple English and be available to work Monday through Saturday. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience.
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:
See Addendum C - New York State Specific Assurances
Number of Hours Per Week:
55
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Rulfs Orchard, LLC
Location:
Peru, NY 12972
Telephone Number:
+15186438636

Worksite

Address:
531 Bear Swamp Road, Peru, NY 12972

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22171-296504
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/29/2022

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