Kreher Enterprises, LLC Farmworker (Diversified Crop) in Clarence, New York
2 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs Available 04/18/2022 - 11/19/2022 Farm Equipment Operation: Workers are required to operate tractors and other farm equipment to perform daily operations such as tilling, planting, cultivating and harvesting. This includes transporting farm equipment to fields and harvested product to processor. The job also requires preventative maintenance on farm equipment. Before any worker operates farm equipment, they will be instructed in the safety and operation of the tractor before driving the tractor. Tractors should be driven in a manner to protect operator, other workers, products, trees, crops, and equipment. Repeated failure to obey safety requirements and operating instructions may result in termination. Any workers operating farm equipment including field tractors or over the road vehicles, the workers are required be able to communicate in English and follow basic instructions in English. Irrigation: Workers will lay down irrigation pipe, monitor for leaks, move and remove pipe as needed throughout the growing season. Pipe can weigh fifty (50) lbs. and workers will be required to carry pipe short distances from the truck to the field. Building and Field Maintenance: Light building maintenance required to involve sweeping, cleaning, and painting in and around farmstead, including buildings and grounds. This also includes field maintenance such as rock picking, trimming hedgerows and hand weeding. Secondary Job Descriptions: Installation & Disassembly of Agricultural Equipment: Disassemble equipment that is no longer in use. Install agricultural equipment in farm. This includes uncrating and sorting building material, assembling sections of equipment, and joining sections together. Construct feeding and drinking systems, as well as manure removal equipment. Install lighting and ventilation systems, and other light construction work in and around the farm site. This does not include preventative maintenance. Vegetable Crop: Workers will prepare fields for planting Vegetables. Worker will plant Vegetables according to their supervisor instructions. Workers will bend and stoop to pick vegetables according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Pickers will take care not to bruise or scar produce. Pre-harvest activities include picking rock from fields, transplanting, pruning, and weeding. Workers will carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) lbs. and empty into larger bin or onto trailer. Workers are required to work in fields when plants are wet with dew or rain. Temperatures in fields during the working hours can range from thirty-five to over ninety-five degrees. Driving Workers: Drive workers daily to and from the work site. Drive workers weekly to the grocery store and bank. Biosecurity Requirements: See full job description for more details. Hours are: 7am to 3:30pm (Mon-Friday) 7am to 11am (Saturday), but vary due to weather and crop conditions. Actual hours worked can vary throughout the season - during peak periods the hours worked can be higher. Requirements: * At least 3 months verifiable experience working as a farmworker on a commercial farm. * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Driver requirements * Lifting requirement of 50 lbs. * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping. * Post-hire drug screen and background check at employer expense 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.