Debuck's Sod Farm of NY, Inc. Sod Workers in Pine Island, New York
Sod Workers - 6 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/1/2020-12/15/2020.
Perform various activities associated with growing grass and sod on farm. Activities will be exclusively performed outdoors. Aid in soil preparation, including removing rocks, roots, limbs, stumps, trees, and other debris from the fields and farm area. Sod large areas, sow grass seed, plant plugs of sod grass, cut, roll, and stack sod in accordance with supervisor's instructions. Weed, hoe, and propagate.
Water, fertilize, spray, monitor, trim, weed, load, transport, and discard sod. Irrigation set up and operation. Bag certified grass seed. Perform other activities associated with growing grass and sod in a nursery. Load and unload empty pallets by hand. Drive forklifts, John Deere tractors, and other equipment. Able to stand, bend, reach, cut, and pull weeds for the entire work period each day.
* 3 months of experience in sod/turf grass production using sod harvester and tractors required.
* Lifting requirement of 20-75 lbs.
* Workers are subject to random drug testing at employer's expense post-hire.
* Exposure to extreme temps, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive sitting and walking.
* Frequent stooping
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified candidates from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm.