Debuck's Sod Farm of NY, Inc. Sod Workers in Pine Island, New York
Sod Workers - 6 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/1/2021-12/15/2021. Perform various activities associated with growing grass and sod on our farm. The activities will be exclusively performed in an outdoor environment. The workers will aid in soil preparation, including removing rocks, roots,limbs, stumps, trees, and other debris from the fields and farm area. They will 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. Workers will load and unload empty pallets by hand. Drive forklifts, John Deere Tractors and other equipment. Workers must be able to work in varying temperatures. Able to stand, bend, reach, cut and pull weeds for the entire work period each day. Frequently lift products ranging in weight from 20-75lbs. Requirements: * 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 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.