Pearl Creek Management, Inc. Agricultural Equipment Operator in Wyoming, New York
Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Job Available 04/19/2023- 10/27/2023.
Workers must be capable of a wide range of tasks. Equipment related work includes being able to operate farm machinery including tractors with GPS, perform tillage and cultivation tasks, and run harvesting equipment. Must be able to drive a pickup with a trailer attached and operate a skidsteer. Some employees may be assigned to the pea harvesting crew. Workers will operate a pea harvester with GPS. Workers will assist with equipment maintenance while in the field. In addition, manual field work is required. This includes picking rocks by hand, hand hoeing to cultivate, weeding crops by hand, and hand harvest work. During squash harvest, workers will be carrying a full container weighing Approximately 50 lbs and empty this into a bin. Workers must pull and discard culls as directed by the supervisor. Pickers must take care not to bruise or scar produce. Some maintenance of fields, hedgerows, storage facilities, and buildings will also be required. Use hand tools including hoes, knives, shears, and other tools. Duties include tilling of soil, weeding, thinning crops, and picking stone, and harvesting crops. Identification of plants, weeds, and pests. Work requires sitting to operate equipment, standing, walking, lifting 50 lbs, and bending repetitively. Workers will be in the field in cold and hot weather. Work is performed during light rain, wet conditions, and high humidity. All workers must have a valid drivers license and capable of driving car, pickup, or van. Must have 6 months of verifiable experience in tasks posted in this job order. Applicants must furnish job references from recent employers operating comparable operations to establish acceptable prior experience.
- Minimum of 6 months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
- Driver requirements.
- Lifting requirement of 50 lbs.
- Repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking/sitting, frequent stooping/bending.
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.