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Agricultural Equipment

Main Street Farms LLC

Cortland, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16078211182
Email address to Apply:
Kristin@newyorkhempoil.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Operate 75-100 hp tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to cultivate, spray and harvest crops including salad/leaf greens such as kale and Swiss chard, onions, carrots, root vegetables, cabbage, tomatoes, peppers eggplant, and squash depending on farm location. Will harvest and process hemp. Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest produce in an organic environment. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Much work will require extensive bending, stooping, kneeling and ground work. Duties include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops. Operate, monitor & maintain irrigation system. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Apply organic fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Will monitor fields & greenhouses for plant infestations and use treatments appropriate for organic use in both a preventative or infestation situation. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Drive tractors on the farm, drive tractors and other motorized equipment between fields. Drive trucks and other self propelled machinery between fields and packing shed transporting harvested produce. Record information about crops, such as yields, or costs. Workers must have experience in working with farm sanitary and safety practices as required in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) plans. Must also have experience working with and meeting production standards. 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 in English. After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employer’s expense.. Must be physically able to lift up to 80 pounds *Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order within an organic farming environment.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
3
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:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Main Street Farms LLC
Location:
Cortland, NY 13045
Telephone Number:
+16078211182

Worksite

Address:
3320 NY State Route 215, Cortland, NY 13045

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22082-003902
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/15/2022

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