Remembrance Farm Farmworker & Laborer in Trumansburg, New York
11 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 04/02/2021 - 12/01/2021. This is a joint job order with Stick and Stone Farm, LLC and Blue Heron Farm. Operate 75-100 hp tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops including salad/leaf greens, onions, carrots, beets, cabbage, tomatoes, peppers eggplant, and squash depending on farm location. Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest produce in an organic environment. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Much work will require extensive bending, stooping, kneeling and ground work. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Operate, monitor & maintain irrigation system. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Apply organic fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Will monitor fields & greenhouses for plant infestations and use treatments appropriate for organic use in both a preventative or infestation situation. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Drive tractors on the farm, drive tractors and other motorized equipment between fields. Drive trucks and other self propelled machinery between fields and packing shed transporting harvested produce. Record information about crops, such as yields, or costs. Workers must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) plans. Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple oral and written instructions in English. After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employers expense. Must be physically able to lift up to 80 pounds *Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order within an organic farming environment. Requirements: * Must have 3 months experience in performing tasks described within an organic farming environment. * Must comprehend simple oral and written instructions in English * Must have experience working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in GAP plans. * After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employer's expense. * Must be physically able to lift up to 80 lbs. * Exposure to extreme temperatures * Repetitive movements, 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.