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Red Maple Vineyard Farmworkers & Laborers in West Park, New York

4 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Job available 03/10/2020 - 11/10/2020.

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.

Requirements:

* 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, extensive walking and frequent stooping.

The entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from the the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders

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