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Pure Grown LLC Farmworkers and Laborers in Norwich, New York

4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 2/15/2019-11/1/2019.

Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops including tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and squash. Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits in a greenhouse and organic environment. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Some work will require extensive bending, stooping, and ground work. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Operate, monitor and maintain irrigation system.

Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Apply organic fertilizers to crops. Drive tractors on the farm, drive tractors and other motorized equipment between the fields. Drive trucks and other self propelled machinery between fields and packing shed transporting harvested product.

Requirements:

* Minimum 3 months experience in performing tasks described within an organic farming environment.
* Lifting requirement of 80 lbs.
* Driver requirements
* Repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
* Post-hire drug screening at the employers expense

Entire job duty 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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