Forking Path Vineyards Inc. & Associates Farmworkers * and Laborer in Geneva, New York
14 Full Time H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 1/20/2020 - 11/20/2020
This is a joint order with Lucas Vineyards, Standing Stone Vineyards, Wagner Farms, and Wagner Vineyards
Manually plant, cultivate, care for, harvest grapes. Use hand tools, such as but not limited to: trowels, hoes, pick irons, hammers, pry bars, wire tighteners, shovels, pick axes, tampers, pruning shears, loppers, and picking shears. Duties include tilling soil, spreading fertilizer, planting, transplanting, weeding, pruning, thinning crops, moving catch wires, hedging, installation and removal of bird/animal deterrents such as netting, seeding cover crops, applying mulch/compost, leaf removal, applying fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides, operation of power equipment such as chain saws, trimmers, hedgers, power washers, operation and maintenance of tractors and tractor pulled equipment used in the day to day vineyard operation, picking, sorting, loading harvested product, construct and maintain trellises, fences, machinery, equipment, buildings, landscaping, drainage systems and ditches, irrigation systems, hand harvest and load harvested fruit. Workers are expected to work at least the number of hours and days specified in this order. Depending on weather, crop, or other conditions, workers may be asked, but not required, to work up to 12 hours a day, 7 days a week including Sunday or the Sabbath. The employer will furnish to the worker all tools and equipment needed to complete the assigned tasks and duties at no cost to the worker. The worker must report to work wearing suitable and appropriate clothing for the tasks and duties assigned as well as for current and anticipated weather conditions. Field temperatures can range from below 0(F) to above 90(F) with the possibility of sun, clouds, wind, rain, sleet, freezing rain, and snow. Workers referred to this order must have a minimum of 3 months of agricultural (Farming) experience preferably in a vineyard.
* Must have a minimum of three months agricultural (Farming) experience preferably in a vineyard.
* Employer will train
* Lifting requirement of 40 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures, 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.