The Forest Farmers LLC Agricultural Forestry Worker in Lyon Mountain, New York
12 full time, temporary, seasonal H-2A positions available 02/15/2020 - 06/30/2020.
Agricultural Forestry Worker
his work order is for qualified people with prior experience performing agricultural work. Workers must be willing to work in cold weather as low as 5 degrees and work on snow covered ground up to 4 foot. Workers will use precision tree-sap tapping equipment, operate agricultural equipment to include tractor with loader and rear mounted attachments, pick-up truck; and chainsaw. This position involves precision coring of "tap-holes" in trees; precision insertion and setting of spouts; crimping, cutting, and connecting food-grade flexible tubing; and installation and repairing of various diameter food-grade flexible pvc pipe/tubing (up to 2').
*Work requires long periods of standing, bending and kneeling
*Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and be available to work Monday through Saturday.
*The employer will provide 1 days of training and allow 2 days of work for the worker to satisfactorily perform all duties in this job order.
*Workers must be able to take direction in simple English.
Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Worker will be given 30 minutes for lunch. Beginning and ending times will vary depending on the conditions in the woods.
Qualified applicants should be provided with the full job order information, found at https://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm