BJ Farms Farmworkers & Laborers in Greenwich, New York
4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs Available 7/28/2019 - 10/01/2019.
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits and vegetables including but not limited to sweet corn, cucumbers tomatoes, beans, eggplants, peppers, melons, pumpkins and squash.
Use hand tools, such as trowels, shovels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives, and post drivers. Duties include field preparations, by tilling soil, mulching, plastic application & removal, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and pruning of crops.
Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery and self-propelled machinery. Set-up and operate irrigation equipment and participate with laying irrigation pipes and other activities. Repair and maintain including cleaning & sanitizing of farm vehicles, farm equipment and mechanical equipment used in harvesting, sorting, packing, washing, and storage of produce. Construct trellises, repair fences, and farm buildings. Harvest fruits and vegetables by hand and machine.
* 3 months of experience.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Extensive sitting, extensive pushing / pulling and extensive walking.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements and frequent stooping
Entire 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