IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

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Agricultural Equipment Operator

SOONS ORCHARDS

NEW HAMPTON, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18453745471
Email address to Apply:
SESHOP@EARTHLINK.NET

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Under direction of supervisor, worker will perform any combination of tasks involved in the operation of tractors and farm machinery to plant, cultivate, spray and/or harvest fruit & vegetables such as; apples, peaches, tomatoes, corn, pumpkins, squash, cucumbers and peppers. Attach farm implements to tractors and drive tractors in fields to prepare soil, plant, fertilize, mow grass, cut brush, plant young trees, spraying fruit trees and plants and/or harvest crops. Drives tractor or truck to transport materials, supplies and products. Make adjustments and minor repairs to machinery. Mix chemical ingredients and spray fruit trees to control insects, fungus, weeds or diseases. Remove excess growth using pruning saws and clippers. Irrigate soil. Pick fruit & vegetables during harvest. Thin blossoms and immature fruit. Prop limbs to prevent breakage. Operate frost protection equipment. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to health and safety concerns on a farm, worker must understand basic instructions in English. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of 6 months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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:
6
Special Requirements:
Raises and/or bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker employed pursuant to this job order at the companys sole discretion based on individual factors including, but not limited to, work performance and experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
SOONS ORCHARDS
Location:
NEW HAMPTON, NY 10958
Telephone Number:
+18453745471

Worksite

Address:
23 SOONS CIRCLE, NEW HAMPTON, NY 10958

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22195-351771
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/20/2022

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