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S&SO Produce Farms Farmworkers and Laborers in Goshen, New York

10 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/09/2020 - 12/25/2020.

Manually seed, plant, transplant, cultivate, & harvest herbs & 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 & post drivers. Duties include field preparations by tilling soil, applying fertilizers, mulching, plastic application & removal, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and pruning of crops on the field and/or in the greenhouse. Operation of tractors, tractor-drawn equipment & self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize or to plant, cultivate, spray or harvest crops. Repair & maintain, including cleaning & sanitizing, of farm vehicles, farm equipment, and mechanical equipment used in harvesting, sorting, packing, washing, & storage of produce. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings and maintenance of field drainage and irrigation systems.

Set up & operate irrigation equipment and participate in irrigation activities. Harvest vegetables by hand and machine. Clean, grade, wash, & pack produce grown on the farm. Inform owners and farm managers of crop progress. Work requires standing, sitting, kneeling and lifting up to 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day. Minimum Productivity Requirements 6 boxes per hours for carrots, beets, radishes & cilantro; when paid hourly wage rate. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in his order

Requirements:

* 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 https://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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