Oliver Paine Greenhouses Farmworkers and Laborers, Greenhouse in Fulton, New York
4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 01/15/2024 to 10/31/2024
Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, and water plants including ornamental, perennials, herbs, annuals, hanging baskets, vegetable starter plants, shrubs and flowers using hand and gardening tools. Transplant and/or pot and label them. Detect the presence of insects or disease by feeling plants leaves and noting their coloring. Operate 50 HP tractors, forklifts, bale busters and other machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, and spray greenhouses, plants and pumpkins. Will operate equipment in farm fields and drive on farm roads. All driving will be limited to activities incidental to working at the business location. All driving or operation of vehicles are limited to those listed in the job description. Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality. Spray plants/flowers with prescribed herbicides, fungicides and pesticides to control diseases and insects under strict supervision. Dig, cut, and transplant seedlings and cuttings. Move containerized plants, and flowers, using wheelbarrows or tractors. Clean work areas, and maintain grounds and landscaping. Haul and spread topsoil, fertilizer, peat moss, and other materials to condition soil, using wheelbarrows or carts and shovels. Will lift and carry bags of fertilizer weighing up to 80 pounds. Maintain and repair irrigation and climate control systems. Workers must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) plans. Employer will furnish to workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from 0 degrees to 90+ degrees F and work may be done in the rain, snow, mud, wind and sun. Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple oral and written instructions in English.
* Must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order.
* Driver requirements * After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employers expense. * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Lifting requirement of 80 lbs. * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing / pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping
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.