Saratoga Sod Farm, Inc. Sod Farm Worker in Stillwater, New York
4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 03/01/2021 - 12/01/2021. Perform various activities associated with growing grass and sod on farm. Activities will be exclusively performed in an outdoor environment. 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. Workers will load and unload empty pallets by hand. Workers may be subject to random drug testing at employer expense post hire. Workers must be able to work in wet, hot, humid weather and able to work on their feet in bent, stooped positions for long periods of time. Requirements: * Three months verifiable experience in sod/turfgrass production required. * Random drug testing at employer's expense post-hire. * Lift up to 50-75 lbs. on a consistent basis. * Exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, extensive walking and frequent stooping. * Extensive pushing and pulling 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.