The Center for Discovery Agricultural Equipment Operators in Monticello, New York
10 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/15/2023 - 12/14/2023.
Drive and operates farm machines to grow and harvest vegetables including artichokes, broccoli, beets, carrots, cabbage, celeriac, celery, eggplant, and garlic. Attaches farm implements to tractor, and drives tractor while operating implements on the field. To till soil, plant, cultivate and fertilize a large variety of crops. Thins & weeds plants using hoes and shovels or power drawn implements. Each worker must have 6 months verifiable work experience driving 110 hp(and/or larger) tractors. The workers will be driving tractors, assembling and moving irrigation equipment, applying spray materials to a large variety of crops for insect, disease, weed control, and as fertilizers. During the fall they will be working in greenhouses also planting, harvesting, and cleaning. Must be able to bend, stoop, and stand on feet for long periods of time. Because the farm is part of a treatment center and school for individuals with disabilities, and farm work is included as part of the program for residents, farm workers must also be able and willing to interact effectively and safely with disabled individuals who are part of the therapeutic program. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Workers will be required to work in a multidisciplinary, therapeutic environment. A pre employment drug screen and back ground check will be conducted at the employer expense.
Requirements: * Six months experience of the duties mentioned * Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds * Pre-employment drug testing and background check will be performed at the employer's expense * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Extensive pushing/pulling/sitting/walking, frequent stooping, and repetitive movements
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.