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Edgewood Farms, LLC Aq Equipment Operator in Groveland, New York

4 fulltime seasonal H-2A positions available 3/23/24-12/31/24.

Duties: Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, handtrucks, forklifts or transfer augers.

Mix specified materials or chemicals and dump solutions, powders or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery. Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases, using hand sprayers. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions. Manipulate controls to set, activate and adjust mechanisms on machinery.

Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines and irrigation equipment. Adjust, repair and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels or pitchforks.

Operate towed machines such as seed drills or manure spreaders to plant, fertilize, dust and spray crops. Drive trucks to haul crops, supplies, tools or farm workers.

Position boxes or attach bags at discharge ends of machinery to catch products, removing and closing full containers. Drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, harvest and store grain crops. Attach farm implements, such as plow, disc and drill to tractor. Till soil; plant and cultivate grain. Tow harvesting equipment. Record information about crops such as pesticide use, yields or costs. Participate in the inspection, grading, sorting, storage and post-harvest treatment of crops.

Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. Load agricultural products into trucks and drive trucks to market or storage facilities.

Crops: Corn, Winter Wheat, Bulbs, Soy Beans, Dry Beans

Requires: * 3 months experience * Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30 days of hire. * Lift 60 pounds * Frequent stooping, bending. * Extensive pushing, pulling, sitting, walking

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website:

For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.