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Kreher's Sunrise Farm, LLC Agricultural Workers in Basom, New York

12 Seasonal Fulltime H-2A Jobs Available 09/21/2020 - 04/30/2021.

Litter Management: The workers will maintain or remove litter (animal waste) from aisles in our organic barns on a daily basis during the fall/winter season. Maintain litter aisle shavings and keep calcium chip buckets filled as needed. This specific cleaning is done to a greater extent and different from the daily, routine cleaning that other employees perform due to the time of year.

Pullet Rearing: Workers will split up baby chicks to different tiers within barn. Vaccinate pullets at thirteen weeks of age. Load pullets into carts to be transported to laying hen houses at the end of the rearing period. Workers will perform dry and wet cleaning and maintenance duties to prepare laying houses for pullets at the end of the rearing period and to clean empty pullet houses after pullets are moved out. The dry-cleaning duties include using backpack blowers to blow down henhouses, sweep floors, clean lights and other miscellaneous cleaning and light repair duties. Wet cleaning includes pressure washing and spraying wet disinfectant to thoroughly clean henhouses. This job includes holding a pressure washing nozzle outstretched from your body for a number of hours in a very humid environment. This cleaning is to a greater extent and different from the daily, routine cleaning that other employees perform. Due to enhanced biosecurity protocol, workers will only be allowed to enter and work in areas approved by their supervisor.

Seasonal Cleaning: Workers will perform sweeping, cleaning and painting in and around farmstead, including buildings and grounds. The task is to a greater extent and does not replace the routine daily cleaning and maintenance performed by poultry care or general farm staff. This does not include installing new equipment.

Requirements:

* Workers should have 3 months verifiable experience working as a farmworker on a commercial farm.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, and frequent stooping.
* Drug screening, post-hire at employers expense.

Interested candidates should apply online at: www.krehereggs.com

Entire 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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