S&SO Produce Farms Farmworkers and Laborers in Goshen, New York
39 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/20/2020 - 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. Once hired employer may conduct random drug tests at employers expense. Failure to comply with request or testing positive will result in termination.
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.
* 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