Gaia's Breath Farm Agricultural Worker in Jordanville, New York
2 Full Time Seasonal H-2A Jobs available 3/14/22-12/31/22 Operate 75hp tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest tomatoes, peppers and squash. Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits in a greenhouse and organic environment. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Some work will require extensive bending, stooping and ground work. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Set up, operate, monitor & maintain irrigation system. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Tractors and equipment will be operated on farm roads or in farm fields. Apply fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Will monitor fields & greenhouses for plant infestations and use treatments appropriate for organic use in both a preventative or infestation situation. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as yields, or costs. Workers must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) plans. Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple oral and written instructions in English. After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employers expense. Must be physically able to lift up to 80 pounds Requirements: * 3 month experience * Exposure to Extreme Temperatures * Extensive Pushing or Pulling, Extensive Sitting or Walking, Frequent Stooping or Bending Over * Repetitive Movements * Driver Requirements * Post hire random drug tests at employers expense * Must be able to lift 80 lbs. 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.