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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operators

MAYNARD FARM

ULSTER PARK, NY

$17.80 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18453316908
Email address to Apply:
MAYNARDORCHARDS@AOL.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
16
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, bank, or laundry facilities on an as-needed basis. Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities. Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest vegetables & fruits including, but not limited to; broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes, beans, squash, berries, corn, pumpkins, peaches, plums, apples, grapes, cheeries, nectaries, apricots & pears. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops & applying pesticides. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate spray & harvest crops. Repair & maintain farm vehicles, implements & mechanical equipment. Harvest fruits & vegetables by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, & weeds to determine the selection & application of pesticides & fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as pesticides use, yields or costs. Employer will expect worker to pick a minimum of 100 bu boxes of apples with no more than 4% bruising. Employer will provide 4 days of training. Employer may conduct/require random drug or alcohol tests at employer?s expense after hiring, for the safety of themselves and others as they will be operating machinery. Failure to comply with request or testing positive will result in termination. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. While working in the field, cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Phones use must be limited to break times and lunch break. 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 to allow workers to pick a minimum of 100 bu boxes of apples per day with no more than 4% bruising. 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:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
MAYNARD FARM
Location:
ULSTER PARK, NY 12487
Telephone Number:
+18453316908

Worksite

Address:
326 RIVER ROAD, ULSTER PARK, NY 12487

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24122-947429
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
APPLES HARVEST FRESH PER BU. ESTIMATED HOURLY WAGE RATE EQUIVALENT FOR THIS PIECE RATE IS $18/HR BASED ON WORKERS FILLING 20 BUCKETS PER HR ON AVERAGE. GUARANTEED $17.80/HR.
Date Posted:
5/8/2024

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