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R & G Produce Farm Farmworkers and Laborers in Goshen, New York

12 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 5/18/2020-12/21/2020.

Manually plant, transplant, cultivate, & harvest herbs & vegetables such as but not limited to: corn, greens, lettuce, kohlrabi, callaloo, onions, potatoes, carrots, cucumbers, squash, cabbage, peppers, tomatoes, pumpkins, watermelons & cauliflower. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include field preparations by, weeding, thinning, and/or pruning crops. Participate in irrigation activities. Harvesting, cleaning, grading and packing the vegetables by hand. Load trucks for market, unload returning trucks, & dispose of spoiled produce. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress. Work requires standing, sitting, kneeling and lifting up to 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day. After 4 days of training employer will expect workers to pick a minimum of 8 boxes per hour of scallions, radishes, cilantro, parsley, beets, kale, cabbage, carrots, onions & cucumbers. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English.

Requirements:

* Workers must have a minimum 3 months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Extensive sitting/walking, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive bending/stooping.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Employer will train

Entire job duty description (ETA790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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