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Farmworkers & Laborers & Agricultural Equipment Operator

Bowman Orchards, LLC

Rexford, NY

$17.80 per hour


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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, page 1. Workers will perform a variety of manual tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and harvesting of apples, peaches, berries, pumpkins, and squash. Duties include tilling soil, picking stones, transplanting, weeding, hand thinning, tree training and pruning. Workers will clean, sort, pack, and load harvested products in the field and level and load products to be transported. Workers will use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, hand saws, and knives. As the need arises, workers will perform other farm-related duties such as: mend fences; repair and paint farm buildings; operate tractors and farm equipment for the purpose of tilling soil, mowing grass, cutting brush, planting young trees and plants, moving bin fruit and spraying; apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers to crops; participate in irrigation activities; and repair and maintain farm vehicles. Workers will operate trucks or other multi-purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing (whether on or off farm) to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies, or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday (including on public roads to reach farmer's fields); and/or transport workers to the grocery store, bank, and western union on an as-needed basis. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess a valid driver’s license, no worker will be rejected for not having a driver's license. Workers must be willing to work in varied weather conditions with temperatures from below 0 to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet mornings. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds with assistance. Without assistance workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Workers may require to work 8 hours shift between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm from Monday through Saturday. Workers will be given a 30-minute lunch break. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the orchard. Workers should report to work in their own suitable clothing. Workers must be able to handle and climb ladders to harvest apples. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform all duties assigned. After hiring, the employer may conduct random drug testing at the employer’s expense. Workers are required to have proficient English language comprehension in order to maintain Federal food safety regulations, pesticide application safety, and safe operation of farm equipment.
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

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After hiring, the employer may conduct random drug testing at the employers expense.
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7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bowman Orchards, LLC
Rexford, NY 12148
Telephone Number:


147 Sugarhill Road, Rexford, NY 12148

Job Order Details

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