Martini Vineyards, Inc. *Farmworkers & Laborers in Penn Yan, New York
8 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 02/08/2021 - 11/12/2021. This is a joint job order with Red Tail Ridge of Penn Yan, NY and Heart and Hands Wine Co. of Union Springs, NY. Workers will be responsible for the care and maintenance of vineyards. Duties include but are not limited to tiling soil, planting, weeding, pruning, thinning crops, moving catch wires, hedging, installation and removal of bird/animal deterrents such as netting, applying mulch/compost, leaf removal, cleaning and clearing hedgerows, burning of pruning cuttings, picking rocks. Operation of power equipment may be required, such as chain saws, trimmers, hedgers, power washers, operation of tractors, ATVs and tractor pulled equipment. Picking, sorting, loading harvested product, construction and maintenance of trellises, fences, machinery, equipment, buildings, landscaping, drainage systems and ditches. Use of hand tools, including but not limited to shovels, hoes, shears, clippers, loppers, saws, hammers, wire tighteners. Work is done in fields for long periods of time, requiring repetitive movement and extensive walking, bending stooping and kneeling. Workers are expected to work at least the number of hours and days specified. Depending on weather, crop or other conditions, workers may be requested, but not required to work up to seven days per week and/or on the Sabbath and up to 12 hours per day. Employer will furnish workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required in the performance of duties assigned. Workers should report with their own suitable work clothing and footwear. Field temperatures may range between 0-100 degrees fahrenheit. Work is required in the fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, sleet, snow, winds, direct sun, high humidity, and extreme temperatures. Workers referred to this order must have a minimum of 2 months agricultural farming experience. Requirements: * Worker must have 2 months of prior work experience. * Employer will provide one day of training. * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Lifting requirement of 60 lbs. * Repetitive movements, extensive pushing /pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping. 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.