SABBA Estate, LLC Ag. Equipment Operator in Old Chatham, New York
1 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Job Available 4/01/20 - 10/01/2020.
Drives and operates a variety of farm machines and equipment such as tractors, sprayers, and others to plant, harvest fruit, prune, thin, or spray grape vineyards. Maintains and performs preventative maintenance on machinery and equipment. Will follow directions for mixing and applying chemicals, including herbicide, and other pesticides under the supervision and direction of a licensed applicator. Vineyard work includes pruning, tying, hand hoeing, planting, shoot and cluster thinning, leaf pulling pest control, mowing, composting, weeding, moving catch wires, shoot positioning, trellis construction and repair, and hand and machine harvest. Workers must be physically able to harvest fruit including carrying 35 lb boxes of grapes over the head and out of the rows. Assist in loading and unloading trucks.
* Minimum 6 months of experience in above listed tasks is required.
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 35 lbs.
* Repetitive movements
* Frequent stooping or bending over
The 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