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Kreher Enterprises, LLC Farmworker in eden, New York

2 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs Available 05/25/2021 - 10/10/2021 Crops/Commodities: cauliflower, cucumbers, zucchini/summer squash, peppers, eggplant, sweet corn, winter squash, lettuce, beets, watermelons, and kale/greens. This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior experience working on a commercial vegetable crop farm handling machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. Plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables (cauliflower, cucumbers, zucchini/summer squash, peppers, eggplant, sweet corn, winter squash, lettuce, beets, watermelons, and kale/greens. Drive tractors and planters, and operate other mechanized farm equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables. Use farm equipment to cut, pull, dig, thresh, clean, chop, bag, or bundle harvested crops. Load/unload harvested vegetables or other materials manually or with mechanized equipment such as conveyors, or handtrucks. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Prepare and/or clear land for planting using mechanized or hand equipment to remove trash, rocks, or other debris or material that may interfere with planting or harvesting activities. Level land by moving dirt and other materials. Equipment may include tractors, dozers, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chainsaws, bobcats, skid loaders, high lifts, and trucks or other vehicles. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Adjust speeds of cutters, blowers, and conveyors and height of cutting head. Clean, adjust, repair, and perform routine service on equipment (e.g., lubricating grease points, inspecting and maintaining fluid levels, checking belt and conveyor tensions, and maintaining tires, wheels, bearings, belts, and other wear parts). Repair or replace defective parts. Attach farm implements (e.g., plows, harrows, discs, sprayers) using hand tools. May assist with other general farm maintenance or repairs. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Requirements: * At least 3 months verifiable experience working as a farmworker on a commercial farm. * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Driver requirements * Lifting requirement of 60 lbs. * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping. * Post-hire drug screen 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.

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