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Hansen Farms, LLC *Farmworkers and Laborers in Stanley, New York

48 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 3/14/19-12/1/19.

This is a joint order with Hemdale Farms, Inc. located at 2800 Orleans Rd., Seneca, NY 14547.

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables and field crops including cabbage, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, soybeans, grain corn, broccoli, lettuce, and brussel sprouts. Use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties include tilling soil, trimming cabbage, and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, perform general farm area maintenance; paint farm equipment and property; pick rocks, clear hedgerows and ditches; keep rodents out of fields; participate in irrigation activities; set up and operate irrigation equipment; clear and maintain irrigation ditches; load trucks.

Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops. Workers will be expected to operate agricultural equipment with or without direction. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest vegetables by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress.

Requirements:

* Minimum of 3 months (or 480 hours) of prior experience working on diversified crop farm handling both machine and manual tasks associated with commodity production/harvest activities.
* 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 https://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders.shtm

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