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George's Market & Nursery LLC Farmworkers in Latham, New York

6 Fulltime Seasonal H2A Jobs Available: 5/6/2019-12/15/2019

All workers must have at least 3 months of verifiable experience operating 55+ HP farm equipment. Worker will perform various tasks involved in planting, cultivating, and harvesting vegetable crops including corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, green/yellow squash and pumpkins according to supervisors instructions. Worker will till soil, plant stock, and perform pruning activities using a variety of non-mechanical tools.

Perform a variety of tasks, which will include any combination of the following, but not limited to: plant, stake, cultivate and harvest crops listed in this order. Workers will plant seed in trays kept in environmentally controlled structure. Transplant seedlings to prepared beds according to instruction, worker will assist in preparing fields for planting. Sow seed, or place plants into prepared field. Thin and weed plants, using hand tools, such as hoes and shovels or power drawn implements. Irrigate field to provide moisture for crop growth. Drive and operate farm machines to grow and harvest crops.

Requirements:

* 3 months experience required.
* Random drug testing may be required at employer expense after hire.
* Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Frequent stooping

Full job order (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.

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