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Kent Family Growers Farmworkers and Laborers in Lisbon, New York

3 Fulltime Seasonal H-2A jobs available 4/15/2021-11/15/2021. Workers must be able to operate tractors for fertility application, primary and secondary tillage, cultivation, transplanting and seeding. Workers will also perform manual labor including hand harvest of a wide variety of vegetables (and strawberries) using knives, shears and other tools, hand weeding, crop thinning, transplanting, seeding, tomato trellising and irrigation setting. Care must be taken to prevent damage to machinery at all times and to crops during harvest and post harvest operations. Workers may participate in packing house duties including washing, sorting, boxing, weighing, palletizing and loading trucks with produce. The employer will provide 3 days of training and/or allow 3 days of work for worker to reach production standards. Requirements: * The job requires a minimum of 3 months prior experience working on a diversified crop farm handling both manual and machine tasks with commodity production and harvest activities. * Must be able to lift weights up to 60 lbs with assistance. * Random drug testing may be required post hire at employer's expense. * Exposure to extreme temperatures. * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, frequent stooping/bending. 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.

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