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Farmworkers Laborers and Crop

Norwich Meadows Farm LLC

Norwich, NY

$14.99 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16073164474
Email address to Apply:
Nmfllc@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
40
Job Duties:
Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest fruits. These crops include organic berries & melons, organic vegetables to include greens, brassicas, tomatoes, peppers and eggplant. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties will include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Set up, operate, monitor & maintain irrigation/fertigation system. Sort, pack, bunch, wash vegetables and berries, and load trucks for CSA and markets. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Apply fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Will monitor fields & high tunnels for plant infestations and use treatments appropriate for organic use in both a preventative or infestation situation. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about crops, such as yields, or costs. Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple oral and written instructions. After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employers expense. Must be physically able to lift up to 80 pounds *Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 2 months experience in performing tasks described in this order within an organic farming environment.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
2
Special Requirements:
a. Workers must be able to demonstrate that they are physically able to perform the work as described. b. The employer will provide 0 days of training for worker to reach production standards c. Employer may require worker to perform any available general farm work if the guarantee referenced in Section 17a Additional Assurance for Clearance Orders is invoked. d. Employer may terminate worker with timely notification to the NPC and DHS, if the worker: 1) Refuses, without cause, to perform work for which the worker was recruited and hired; 2) Commits serious acts of misconduct; 3) Fails to reach production standards; or 4) Abandons Job (Job Abandonment) is absent for five consecutive previously scheduled days without prior notification to employer.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Norwich Meadows Farm LLC
Location:
Norwich, NY 13815
Telephone Number:
+16073164474

Worksite

Address:
4450 NY Rt. 23, 1 mile west of Norwich, NY on Rt 23, Norwich, NY 13815

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21327-721648
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/1/2021

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