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Farmworker & Laborers Crop

Champlain Valley Apple Storage, Inc.

Peru, NY

$15.66 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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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 in Box 3 & 4 on Page 1. This work order is for qualified people to perform any combination of task related to packing fresh market apples including, but not limited to, operating apple grading equipment, labelers and baggers; adjusting, maintaining and cleaning packing machines; folding cardboard containers; grade and sort by hand, or classify unprocessed apples by size, weight, color or condition, placing apples by hand into containers, tape, move and stack cartons on pallets. Repair bulk apple bins and pallets. Use hand tools such as: bag taper, stapler, air-hammer, broom and mop. Productivity must be at least 60 bushel boxes per 7 hours worked with no more than 1% bruising. The employer will provide 1 days of training and allow 2 days of work for the worker to satisfactorily perform all duties in this job description. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Workers must be willing to work in varied weather conditions and should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds. Due to Federal food safety regulations, workers must speak and take directions in simple English. Beginning and ending times may vary due to weather and crop conditions. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of one (1) month of verifiable experience in performing the task described in this job description.
Job Classification:
45-2041.00 - Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

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Job Requirements

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B.6 Job Requirements - New York State Specific Assurances New York State Specific Assurances: Housing for Workers: Article 6 of the NYS Labor Law, sections 193.1 and 193.2, prohibit an employer from deducting monies, either through payroll deduction or by separate transaction, any amount or charge which is not authorized by NYS labor law. Therefore, the employer may NOT require workers to reimburse them for damage caused to housing by the individual worker(s) found to have been responsible for the damage. 12. Frequency of Pay: Article 6 of the NYS Labor Law, section 191.1a, requires that employer pay wages weekly to manual workers (farmworkers are manual workers) no later than 7 calendar days after the end of the week in which wages are earned. Therefore, manual workers can be paid weekly or
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Champlain Valley Apple Storage, Inc.
Peru, NY 12972
Telephone Number:


333 Pleasant Street, Peru, NY 12972

Job Order Details

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Special Pay: Time & 1/2 over 40 hours
Date Posted: