Porpiglia Farms Inc
Marlboro, NY

H2A Available Jobs

Number of Workers Requested:  30

Manually prune, plant, cultivate, & harvest fruits, apples. 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. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Picking stones by hand. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Clear & maintain irrigation ditches. Harvest fruit by hand. Pick apples for fresh marketing. A minimum productivity standard applies; 100 bu boxes of fresh market apples per day. All fruit to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Fruit injured by bruising, not to exceed 4% also no more than 4% spurs left on the stem of the apple. Workers be instructed to selectively pick mature fruit according to size, color & other USDA standards. Worker 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 40 lbs. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. Cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only while working in the field. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English. 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. 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:  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 a minimum of 100 bu boxes of apples with no more than 4% bruising per day.
Number of Hours Per Week:  44
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Porpiglia Farms Inc
Location:  MarlboroNY 12542
Telephone Number:  +18452364490

Worksite

Address:  607 LATTINTOWN ROAD
       Marlboro, NY 12542

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