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Allhay Farm, LLC Farmworker: Diversified in Amsterdam, New York

2 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/26/2020-11/02/2020.

Hay & Straw: Workers will plant, cultivate, and harvest hay and straw. Workers will be required to walk between rows of planted hay and straw and remove weeds by hand or with a hoe. Workers must load hay bales weighting up to 60 lbs from farm to tractor-trailers via a conveyor. Stacks hay on conveyor and restack in trailer according to instructions. Hay harvested is dropped at end of conveyor. Using hay hooks, worker places bales on conveyor while other workers in the barn stack hay in hay/mow according to direction. Hay and straw harvested averages about 2500 bales per day.

Sweet corn, tomatoes, Melons, Greens, Peppers, Pumpkins, Peas, Beans, Onions, Potatoes, Eggplant, and Squash: Workers will plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables. Workers will be required to remove weeds by hand or with a hoe. Workers will bend and stoop to pick vegetables according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) lbs. and empty into field bin or load onto trailer. May be required to pull and discard culls as directed by supervisor. Pickers will take care not to bruise or scar produce. Pre-harvest activities may include staking, tying, transplanting and pruning. Workers will stand on feet for long periods of time.

Packing operation: Workers will perform various activities associated with packing produce harvested in the fields. Workers may be required to grade, fill, level, make boxes, and stack produce. Workers may perform support jobs that include bin and pallet repair and after hours clean up.

Requirements:

* All workers should have at least 3 months verifiable experience operating 50+HP farm equipment.
* Workers are subject to random drug testing at employers expense, post hire.
* Driver requirements
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping/bending.

Full job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL Website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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