S&SO Produce Farms Farmworkers and Laborers in Goshen, New York
18 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 4/15/2019-12/25/2019.
Manually seed, plant, transplant, cultivate, and harvest herbs and vegetables, including but not limited to: lettuce, beets, carrots, onions, corn, squash, cabbage, spinach, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, leeks, including foraging for wild produce. Use hand tools, such as trowels, shovels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives, and post drivers.
Duties include field preparations by tilling soil, applying fertilizers, mulching, plastic application and removal, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and pruning of crops on the field and/or in the greenhouse. Operation of tractors, tractor-drawn equipment and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize or to plant, cultivate, spray or harvest crops. Repair and maintain including cleaning and sanitizing, of farms vehicles, farm equipment and mechanical equipment used in harvesting, sorting, packing, washing, and storage of produce. Construct trellises, repair fences, and farm buildings and maintenance of field drainage and irrigation systems. Set up and operate irrigation equipment and participate in irrigation activities. Harvest vegetables by hand and machine. Clean, grade, wash, and pack produce grown on the farm.
* Must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day.
* Extensive sitting, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking
* Frequent stooping.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
Full 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