Kast Farms Inc
Albion , NY

H2A Available Jobs

Number of Workers Requested:  92

Workers will perform various tasks involved in planting, cultivating, pruning, thinning and harvesting apples, peaches and sweet cherries according to supervisors instructions. Most of these duties will be performed on up to an 18 foot ladder. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, and/or pruning crops & applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings, and participate in irrigation activities. Inform farmers or farm managers 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 per day with no more than 1% (WNY) bruising. Workers are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. Depending on weather, crop or other conditions, workers may be requested, but not required to work up to seven days per week and/or on the Sabbath and up to 12 hours per day. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all the tools and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable clothes. Field temperatures may range from below 0 to 90+ degrees (F), with possible wet morning conditions. Must be physically able to lift up to 70lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English or Spanish. Employees may also be requested to take random drug tests at no cost to the worker. Workers are subject to random drug testing effective their first date of work. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive will result in immediate termination. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in his order. Job specifications can change frequently during the season due to crop or market conditions, even on the same crop. Workers will be expected to conform to the specific instructions given by the supervisor for each days work. The activities outlined in the job description will be conducted solely on the worksite which is owned and operated by the employer

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:  Workers are screened for compliance with the following criteria: a) confirm ability, availability, qualifications and willingness to perform work described and confirm intuition to work the entire season, 2) local workers confirm availability of reliable daily transportation to and from the job site for the entire season. Non-local workers confirm availability of transportation to job site to begin work, 3) confirmation of full disclosure of all terms, condition, and nature of work-job by local employment staff, 4) affirmative confirmation of legal qualifications to work in the US as described below. The employer may terminate the worker (foreign and/or domestic) with notification to the employment service if employer discovers a criminal conviction record or status as a registered sex offender that employer reasonably believes, consistent with current law, will impair the safety and living conditions of other workers.
Number of Hours Per Week:  50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Kast Farms Inc
Location:  AlbionNY 14411
Telephone Number:  +15855899557

Worksite

Address:  2911 DENSMORE ROAD
       Albion , NY 14411

Tagged as: H2A Available Jobs

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