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Hart Apple Farms, LLC in North


Peru, IL
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Hart Apple Farms, LLC in Northern Upstate, Peru, NY has 28 temporary positions for Farm Worker, Laborers and Crop , from 9/1/2017 – 10/31/2017,

5 days per week, 8 hour days, guaranteed 3 /4 hours, wage offer of the highest of $12.38 per hour or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity. Housing will be available at no cost to workers living beyond commutable distance. One time transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided by employer upon completion of 50% of work contract. Worker duties include: hand harvesting apples for fresh fruit market, drop and/or processing apples. Fresh market apples bruising shall not exceed 4% defined in the US standard grades. Manually cultivating, picking rocks, weeding, raking, hoeing, hand thinning apples from trees, hand and power equipment for pruning apple trees, repairing bins and spreading bins in orchard prior to harvest. Workers must be physically able to safely handle ladders up to 24 ft, weighing approximately 2 lbs per foot, to pick apples from ladders and to fill apple buckets weighing up to 60 lbs. Due to health and safety concerns related to food safety, operation of equipment, workers are required to have proficient English skills. Field temperatures may range from 0-95 degrees (F) with possible wet conditions from rain, frost, and/or snow. Workers are required to have suitable clothing and footwear for all weather conditions. Workers are required to safely use hand tools/power tools; shovels, hoes, rakes, saws, pruning shears, power pruning shears, hooks, and knives. Workers are required to operate tractors safely, repair and maintain farm vehicles, repair and maintain picking/pruning equipment, repair and maintain all farm housing and farm buildings. All tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned will be furnished by the employer at no cost to the workers. Three month verifiable experience is required to perform the duties described above. For complete job description and to apply, contact nearest State Workforce Agency Office (1-877-466-9757) Job order # NY1216938

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