Fishkill Farms, LLC Agricultural Equipment Operators in Hopewell Junction, New York
7 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 04/08/2021 - 11/25/2021.
Drives and operates farm machinery to plant, prune, cultivate, spray and/or harvest tree fruit & a wide variety of vegetables such as but not limited to: tomatoes, peppers & squash. Attach farm implements such as plow, seed drill, water wheel and manure spreader to tractor. Drive tractor and operate implements in fields. Make adjustment and minor repairs on machinery. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. General field and orchard maintenance, picking and attending farmers market. Mix chemical solutions such as pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Spray fruit, berry and vegetable crops. Prune, thin and hand weed crops.
Manually harvest, wash and pack apples, peaches, berries, other tree fruit and vegetables. Must be physically able to lift up to 75lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day and work outdoors in all weather conditions. Workers must leave their cell phones in the camp; they are not to have their cell phones on them while working in the field. Due to health and safety concerns on our farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English. Once hired employer may conduct random drug tests at employers expense. Failure to comply with request or testing positive will result in termination. A minimum of six months verifiable experience necessary in the aforementioned.
* A minimum of six months verifiable experience necessary in the aforementioned.
* Once hired, employer may conduct random drug test at employer's expense.
* Lifting requirement of 75 LBS.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking 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