Seasonal Jobs Subscription Feature Now Available

As of April 26, 2024, Seasonal Jobs will include a new subscription feature to allow users to save custom job alerts which will notify them when jobs matching their saved criteria (e.g. job title, location) are posted to Seasonal Jobs. The new feature will also provide users with the ability to create, manage, and extend their subscriptions. For an overview of how to use feature, a brief video tutorial is available at https://youtu.be/JX5-t3x7lCY

Skip to main contentSkip to select language
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operator

SCHWAB FARM LLC

GASPORT, NY

$17.80 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17167357570
Email address to Apply:
SCHWABSFARM@HOTMAIL.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
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, or bank on an as-needed basis. Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities. Not all workers are requested to drive; drivers will be required to possess a valid operators license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a class D license. Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest fruit & vegetables such as; apples, pears, plums, prunes, berries, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, beans & corn. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Construct trellises. Pick apples for fresh marketing and/or processing. After 4 days of training/break in period employer will expect worker to pick at least 100 bu boxes per day of fresh market fruit. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising shall not exceed 1% as defined in the US standard for grades. Workers instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. Workers must be physically able to pick tree fruit, most of which is done from ladders, with lower branches being picked from the ground. Picked fruit is placed in a metal-framed canvas covered picking bucket with canvas straps that slip over the head and rest on the shoulders. Filled bucket, weighing up to 60 lbs. is emptied into bulk bins with a capacity equal to 20 bushel boxes. Worker required to handle ladders up to 24 long and weighing about 2 lbs per foot. Must be physically able to lift up to 60 lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. While working in the field, cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to safety concerns on a farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months 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:
3
Special Requirements:
The employer will provide 4 days of training for worker to reach production standards. After completion of training or break-in period, employer will expect worker to: pick at least 100 bu boxes per day of fresh market fruit. Bruising shall not exceed 1%. The employer will not guarantee to pay the workers a bonus but reserves the right, at the employers sole discretion, to offer a bonus or to pay an hourly wage rate in excess of the highest applicable rate stated above based on longevity of tenure or exceptional job performance. The employer reserves the right, at the employers sole discretion, to temporarily raise the above listed piece rate due to crop conditions. In the tasks where there is no prevailing practice to pay a piece rate, the employer, at his sole discretion, may opt to pay per hour to ensure a good quality product.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
SCHWAB FARM LLC
Location:
GASPORT, NY 14067
Telephone Number:
+17167357570

Worksite

Address:
9035 ROCHESTER ROAD, GASPORT, NY 14067

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24080-817244
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
APPLES FRESH/HARVEST ESTIMATED HOURLY WAGE RATE EQUIVALENT FOR THIS PIECE RATE IS $20/HR BASED ON WORKERS FILLING 20 BU PER HR ON AVERAGE. GUARANTEED AEWR $17.80/HR.
Date Posted:
3/25/2024

Share