Adirondack Hemp Farms LLC Farmworker in Whitehall, New York
10 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 04/01/2021 - 12/31/2021 Crops/Commodities: hemp. This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience handling both manual and mechanized tasks. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Plants, cultivates, harvests and field-packs hemp; trims outer leaves from plants, usually with scissors; and bucks harvested material (removes buds and leaves from the stem either by hand or machine). Mow, cut, and weed fields. Apply fertilizer. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Use power equipment including but not limited to: tractors, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, fork lifts, skid loaders. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Work on production line. Grade, size, sort, and pack product. Bunch/bundle product pursuant to supervisor instructions. Fill bins/trays and other containers with product, level bins, and prepare product for shipment to market or storage. Perform quality control on inbound/outbound loads. Follow quality control standards and production procedures. Handle product carefully to prevent damage. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Palletize and stack boxes/containers. Use power equipment including, but not limited, to: fork lifts, conveyor belts, and cooling equipment/refrigeration units. Operate equipment safely, with or without direction. Assist with regular maintenance on equipment. Clean/sanitize work station and equipment. Requirements: * Minimum of 3 months of verifiable agricultural experience handling both manual and mechanized tasks. * Exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, and extensive pushing/pulling. * Extensive walking and frequent stooping/bending. * Lifting requirement of 60 lbs. * Saturday work required 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.