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Hepworth Farm Farmworkers and Laborers in Milton, New York

20 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 8/1/2019-11/15/2019

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables including tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, greens, and squash. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops.

Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest vegetables by hand.

Requirements:

* Must have 3 months verifiable experience in above.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Extensive sitting, repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.

Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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