Pedersen Farms, Inc. Farmworker and Laborer in Seneca Castle, New York
6 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 11/27/2020 - 02/19/2020.
Crops/Commodities: Vegetable and herbs, including but not limited to, cabbage, squash, parsley, thyme.Harvest vegetables for market and/or processing. Will use hand tools, including, but not limited to, shovels, hoes and knives. Spread plastic or other groundcovering and clean plastic by hand from ground upon removal. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops to harvest them. Grade, size and field pack product. Considerable stooping and kneeling is required. Care must be taken to prevent damaging produce and plants. Work will also include mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include tractors and other equipment. Workers will be expected to be able to operate agricultural equipment with or without direction.
* Requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior work experience on a vegetable farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities.
* Employer will train
* Exposure to extreme temperatures
* Lifting requirement of 60 lbs.
* Repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
Entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm