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Double D Produce Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Florida, New York

18 Fulltime H-2A seasonal jobs available 5/10/2019-12/31/2019.

Manually seed, plant, transplant, cultivate, and harvest herbs and vegetables such as lettuce, beets, carrots, onions, corn, squash, cabbage and spinach. Perform any and all work associated with the production and harvesting of greenhouse grown vegetables. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include field preparations by tilling soil and applying fertilizers, mulching, plastic removal, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and or pruning crops.

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. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Harvest vegetables by hand. Harvesting, cleaning, grading and packing the vegetables grown on the farm as well as wild foraging of product.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Extensive sitting, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping.

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

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