Indian Ladder Farms Agricultural Equipment Operator in Altamont, New York
5 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/31/2019-12/24/19.
Drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, spray and or harvest apples, pears, corn squash, greens, tomatoes, pumpkins, and berries. Drive and attach farm implements to tractor and drive tractors in fields to prepare soil, plant, fertilize, mow, spray, and or harvest crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives. Drive tractors or vehicles to transport materials, supplies and products. Make adjustments and minor repairs to machinery. Construct trellises, repair fences and participate in irrigation activities. Thin blossoms and immature fruit. Pick fruit and vegetables during harvest. Sorting, packing, and loading of fresh fruit and vegetables. General cleaning and maintenance of farm buildings for food safety of agriculture products.
* Minimum of six months of verifiable experience necessary in the aforementioned.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Random drug tests at the expense of the employer (post-hire).
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL webiste at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm.