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Stanton's Feura Farm Farmworkers Laborers and Crops in Feura Bush, New York

5 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 03/06/2020 - 11/15/2020

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, berries, and field crops. These include: apples, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, beans, pumpkins, and squash. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, and pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing and loading harvested products. Constructing trellises, repairing fences and farm buildings, and participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment, operate tractors, tractor drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops.

Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest fruits and vegetables by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crops progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection, application of pesticides and fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops such as pesticide use, yields, or cost. All tools will be provided by employer. Those handling pesticides will be provided appropriate training. Must have six months experience in above.

Requirements:

* Must have six months experience.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Extensive sitting, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking
* Frequent stooping.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.

Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at https://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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