Double D Produce Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop in Florida, New York
20 Fulltime H-2A seasonal jobs available 03/01/2021 - 12/31/2021
Manually seed, plant, transplant, cultivate, & harvest herbs & vegetables such as beets, carrots, onions, corn, cabbage, squash, spinach & lettuce. To perform any and all work associated with the production and harvesting of greenhouse grown vegetables. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, & knives. Duties include field preparations by tilling soil & applying fertilizers, mulching, plastic removal, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and/or pruning crops. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate, spray & harvest crops.
Repair & maintain farm vehicles, implements & mechanical equipment. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings and participate in irrigation activities. Set up & operate irrigation equipment. Harvest vegetables by hand. Harvesting, cleaning, grading and packing the vegetables grown on the farm as well as wild foraging of produce. Inform farmers or farm manager of crop progress. Work requires standing, sitting, kneeling and lifting up to 75 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout the day.
* Must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described.
* Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
* Drug screen post hire, employer expense
* Exposure to extreme temperatures.
* Extensive sitting, repetitive movements, extensive pushing/pulling, extensive walking and frequent stooping.
The entire job duty description (ETA 790 and Spanish translation) should be reviewed and provided qualified applicants from the NYSDOL website at http://labor.ny.gov/careerservices/h2a_orders