Fishkill Farms Agricultural Equipment Operators in Hopewell Junction, New York
11 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 04/13/2023 - 11/20/2023.
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.
While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to health and safety concerns on our farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English. Employer may conduct/require random drug or alcohol tests at employers expense after hiring, for the safety of themselves and others as they will be operating machinery. Failure to comply with request or testing positive will result in termination.
- 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.
The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DIPA@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.