Free Bird Farm LLC Farmworker and Laborer in Palatine Bridge, New York
4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 04/06/2020 - 11/20/2020.
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest majority of crops, including certified organic berries & melons and certified organic vegetables, including greens, brassicas, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, squash, garlic, potatoes and onions. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil and plant certain crops. Duties include applying certified organic fertilizers, transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops and setting up irrigation lines. Sort, pack, bunch, wash vegetables and fruits, and load trucks. Maintain hand tools and mechanical equipment. Inform farm manager of crop progress. Monitor fields & high tunnels for plant infestations and use treatments appropriate for organic use. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as yields. May construct trellises or repair fences and farm buildings.
* Must have 6 months verifiable experience in the above.
* Random drug testing may be performed post hire at employer's expense.
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 80 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling and frequent stooping
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at https://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm