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Published on Nov 27 2021

Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop

$14.99  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Oct 6, 2021 to Dec 18, 2021

Employer

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2770 WEST CREEK RAOD
NEWFANE, NY 14108
United States

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Job description

During the anticipated period of employment, the primary activity on the farm is harvesting and packing vegetables. Workers will be required to hoe weeds from planted fields and hand cut mature cabbage heads, pumpkins and/or squash in the field and load into cabbage, pumpkin and/or squash field bins and/or wagons. Workers will also be required to hand pick, pack and ice sweet corn. Care must be taken to avoid damage to the cabbage, pumpkins, squash and/or sweet corn. Workers must be physically able to cut cabbage and pick pumpkins and/or squash; which requires extended periods of bending. Working conditions are often cold, wet and muddy or hot and dry. Workers will pick-up rocks and tree roots from fields; as well as set and move irrigation pipe. Packing line requires up to 55-pounds of repetitive lifting. All workers are required to have three months experience in commercial, conventional farming in the jobs listed and the ability to comprehend English. Workers must comply with Federal and New York State Food Safety regulations.

Special Requirements

*HAND-CUT MATURE CABBAGE HEADS, PUMPKINS AND SQUASH TO AVOID DAMAGE TO CABBAGE, PUMPKINS AND SQUASH
*HAND PICK SWEET CORN

Employer Contact Info

+17166284007

[email protected]

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