Kreher Enterprises, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers in Clarence, New York
2 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs Available 03/23/2021 - 11/20/2021
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 which requires an International Commercial Drivers License Class A. 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.
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 pulling, trimming hedgerows and hand weeding.
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 supervisors 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 (35) to over ninety-five (95) degrees.
Driving Workers Drive workers daily to and from the work site. Drive workers weekly to the grocery store and bank.
Biosecurity Requirements - Any persons coming on to our farms and into our barns must not own birds, unless they are not located within a commutable distance from any of our farm locations.
* 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 employers 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