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My-T Acres Farmworkers & Laborers in Batavia, New York

14 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs Available 05/15/2020 - 10/31/2020.

Manually hand and/or machine plant cabbage plants. Hand weed/hoe weeds from cabbage, beets, beans, carrots, and/or potatoes. Manually pick/lift/carry stones from fields to truck/loader/woods to clear fields. Cut, chop, and/or pull weeds or vines, pick up wood, sticks, and/or stones from fields or hedgerows. Farmyard work including raking , picking up sticks and/or leaves from yards. Hand pack, count, sort, and/or stack sweet corn in bin or on a pallet. Will assemble and close crates, boxes or bins. Will clean and maintain vegetable harvesting equipment. Assist in the repair and cleaning of potato harvesting equipment and potato barn equipment. Will clean potato and/or sweet corn waste from packing area. Will ride potato harvester and pick stone clods and bad potatoes. Manually grade, cut
defective potatoes including green potatoes. Will hand cuVharvest cabbage or assist in cabbage harvest that is harvested mechanically. Load, unload, carry, hookup, and/or monitor irrigation pipe or systems.

Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rail, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight, and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while performing their required job duties. Workers may also work inside at storage, sorting, and/or packing areas. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Three months experience in commercial, conventional farming in the jobs listed is required verifiable experience in performing the tasks posted in this job order. Requirements:

* 3 months experience in the described tasks.
* Driver requirements
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive sitting, and frequent stooping
* Post-hire drug screen, at the employer's expense.

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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