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Black Horse Farms Inc. Farmworker and Laborer in Coxsackie, New York

8 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 4/15/2019-12/20/2019.

Workers will plant and cultivate vegetables, fruit, and field crops both manually and by operating tractors and tractor drawn machinery. Manually prune, plant and harvest the following crops: berries, watermelon, corn, tomatoes, asparagus, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, peas, green beans, cabbage, pumpkins and squash. Workers will work with seeding plants in trays, stacking trays, covering stacks and moving stacks to hot room for good germination. Drive & operate farm machines to grow and harvest fruits and vegetables.

Operate tractors, tractor drawn machinery and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate, spray and ahul harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Thin and weed plants. Must be able to use hand tools: shovels to dig soil and remove rocks; trowels to plant seedlings; hoes to remove weeds without damage to plants and roots; tampers to plant seeds; shears to prune; and knives to harvest product without cutting vines.

Mix chemical solutions, such as pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers and spray crops.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience.
* Employer may conduct random drug tests at employer's expense (post-hire).
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, and frequent stooping.

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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