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Big M Direct Agricultural Equipment Operators in Pine Island, New York

4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/16/24-11/15/24.

Duties: Operate trucks or other multi purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing whether on or off farm to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday including on public roads to reach farmer's fields and/or transport workers to the grocery store or bank on an as needed basis. Load agricultural products into trucks and drive trucks to market or storage facilities. Not all workers are requested to drive; drivers will be required to possess a valid operators license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a class D license.

Manually seed, plant, transplant, cultivate, irrigate, & harvest by hand and machine agricultural commodity including but not limited to: onions, herbs, forage crops, vegetables, and other produce. Duties include yard clean-up and maintenance, field preparation by tilling soil, applying fertilizers, applying spray, mulching, applying & removing plastic, field drainage, stripping & drying, transplanting, weeding, thinning and pruning in the fields and/or greenhouses. May drive and operate farm trucks and tractors and drive for market delivery. Use hand tools including but not limited to clippers, hammer, shovels, and knives. Repair, maintain, clean, sanitize farm vehicles, tractors and implements and equipment, and buildings used in processing produce. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Construct and repair pallets, boxes and storage containers. Sort, dump, grade, clean and pack produce in farm building. Lift, move, and place pallets.

Requirements: * Must be able to lift 75 pounds. * 3 months of experience. * Work requires standing, sitting, kneeling. * Random drug testing can be performed post hire at the employer's expense. * Due to health & safety concerns on our farm workers must understand basic instruction in English.

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website:

For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.