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Duncan Family Farms, LLC Agricultural Equipement Operator in Seneca Castle, New York

7 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 04/02/2024- 05/19/2024.

Crops/Commodities: crops include, but are not limited to, asparagus, cucurbits, sweet corn, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, Romanesco, hops, parsley, herbs.

Workers will be asked to Operate vehicles, mechanized devices or equipment. The workers will be running, maneuvering, navigating or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment such as forklifts, tractors, and passenger vehicles. Workers will control machine processes using either mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes. Workers will direct and monitor the activities of work crews engaged in planting, weeding, or harvesting activities.

Workers with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but not limited to Driving While Intoxicated or Reckless Driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver's license will be required to drive passenger company vehicles.

In addition, workers will be required to perform variable tasks such as the load agricultural products for shipment, prepare materials for plant use, load materials or equipment for processing; driver passenger vehicles; record agricultural data, attach equipment extensions or accessories.

Work will also include mechanized fieldwork using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivators, and other equipment. Workers will be expected to be able to operate agricultural equipment with or without direction. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex, or non-routine activities will be supervised. Field workers will be expected to perform their general duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand, and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings.

Requirements:

  • 3 months of verifiable experience harvesting crops on a commercial farm.
  • 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.

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