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Morgiewicz Produce, Inc. Farmworkers & Laborers in Goshen, New York

16 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/15/2021-11/30/2021.

Manually seed, plant, transplant, cultivate, & harvest herbs & vegetables including but not limited to: lettuce, carrots, onions, corn, leeks, squash, cabbage, spinach, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, parsley, beets, radishes, cilantro, dill, kale, collard greens, 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.

Requirements:

* Must have a minimum of three months of verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, and frequent stooping.
* Repetitive movements.

Full job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a\_orders.shtm

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