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Voelpel Farms Inc. Farmworker and Laborer in Newfane, New York

26 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 5/20/2019-12/12/2019.

During the anticipated period of employment, the primary activity on this farm is planting, cultivating, harvesting, and packing cabbage, winter squash, pumpkins, and/or sweet corn. Workers will be required to pull and transplant seedlings from cabbage beds, hoe weeds from planted fields, and hand cut mature cabbage heads, winter squash and/or pumpkins in the field and load into cabbage/winter squash/pumpkin field bins and/or wagons. Workers will also be required to hand pick sweet corn as well as pack the sweet corn.

Care must be taken to avoid damage to the cabbage, winter squash, and/or pumpkins and workers must be physically able to cut cabbage and pick winter squash, pumpkins and sweet corn, which requires extended periods of bending.

Requirements:

* 3 months experience
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking, and frequent stooping.
* Lifting requirement of 55 lbs.

Full job order description (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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