Corner Stone Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop in West Park, New York
6 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Job available 02/01/2023 - 11/15/2023.
Manually plant, cultivate, & harvest fruits; berries, grapes, vegetables such as herbs, beans, peppers, eggplant, kale, spinach, lettuce and tomatoes. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include tilling soil & applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Applying pesticides, cleaning, packing and loading harvested product. Construct trellises; repair fences & farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, & self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil onto crops. Repair & maintain farm vehicles, implements & mechanical equipment. Harvest fruits & vegetables by hand.
Apply pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, & weeds to determine the selection & application of pesticides & fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as pesticides use, yields or costs. Must be physically able to lift up to 40lbs on a consistent basis throughout the day. Workers may not use cell phones for personal calls, emails or texts during working times. cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only. Due to health and safety concerns on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple instructions in English. Three months of verifiable experience required in the aforementioned.
- 3 months experience preferred in the tasks described in this job order.
- Employer will train (4 days of training)
- Exposure to extreme temperatures
- Lifting requirement of 40lbs.
- Repetitive movements 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.