Specialty Crop Farm Labor Contractors LLC Horticultural Worker in Auburn, New York
3 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 12/15/2021-6/15/2022. Specialty Crop Farm Labor Contractors LLC at Dickman Farms, LLC. Crops: Vegetables, annuals, perennials, trees, and shrubs. Perform all tasks involved in the production of Dickman Farms plants. This includes planting, packaging, and loading plants. Follow standard work methods and practice safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. Essential Job Functions (Dickman Farms) Perform all tasks involved in the production of Dickman Farms plants. This includes planting packaging and loading plants. Follow standard work methods and practice safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. Plant a variety of plants into the correct tray or container on an assembly line with a motorized belt. Assist Shipping department in filling work orders for distribution. Stick cuttings and keep within the quota set by the production supervisor. Place finished trays of plants in the designated area using a cart or tractor. Consolidate bays or blocks of plants by loading them onto carts and laying them back down. Load trays onto the belt line for sticking. Maintain the appearance of plants by weeding, removing dead foliage, and transplanting into bigger trays or containers. Relocate plants from one greenhouse to another or to other designated areas. Maintain a neat and clean work environment by sweeping floors, removing empty trays and containers, taking out the trash, and cleaning up after a specific job is completed. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned from season to season. Ability to operate cart, gator, tractor and cutting clippers. Mental and Visual Requirements: Light mental and visual attention required for performing work where there is some variety, but actions taken, and decisions made are limited to few possibilities. Work requires some coordination with others and setting up, regulating, and adjusting simple machines or processes. Farm Equipment Operation: Workers may be required to operate tractors, forklifts, soil mixing, filling machinery, motorized tow carts, transport cars and other farm equipment during daily operations, as an incidental activity. Before any worker that is required to operate any farm equipment, workers will be instructed in the safety and operation of the tractor before driving the tractor. All equipment should be operated or driven in a manner to protect operator, other workers, products, trees, crops, and equipment. Requirements: * Must have at least 3 months verifiable experience hand harvesting fruit on a commercial farm. * Post-employment drug testing at employer expense. * Lifting requirement of 75 lbs. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive sitting or walking, frequent stooping/bending. The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.