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Kreher Enterprises, LLC Farmworkers and Laborers in Clarence, New York

12 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs Available 06/13/2020 - 08/02/2020.

Primary Job Descriptions:

Vegetable Crop Primarily Beets (long growing and hand weeding season), however other for human consumption vegetables will be planted such as potatoes, small grain, squash, green beans, corn, soybean and peppers. Workers will prepare fields for planting Vegetables. Worker will plant Vegetables according to their supervisors instructions. Pre-harvest activities include picking rock from fields, transplanting, pruning and weeding. Workers will bend and stoop to hand weed, 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. 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.

Irrigation Workers will lay down irrigation pipe by hand, monitor for leaks, move and remove pipe by hand 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 by hand, trimming hedgerows and hand weeding.

Secondary Job Descriptions:
Installation & Disassembly of Agricultural Equipment Disassemble, by hand, 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 (means to get food to the chicken; equipment has to be assembled), as well as manure removal equipment (to assemble). Install lighting and ventilation systems, and other light construction work in and around the farm site.

Requirements:

* At least 3 months verifiable experience working as a farmworker on a commercial farm.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Driver requirements
* Lifting requirement of 75 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

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