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Farm Worker Grain

LT Starowitz Farms

Elba, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15854091399
Email address to Apply:
LTStarfarms@outlook.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Job requires the operation of farm equipment to plant, cultivate, irrigate, and harvest crops at the employer's worksite. Workers will also perform light landscaping around the farmstead and weeding around the farmstead when needed at the employer’s own worksite. Duties also include some manual labor such as performing maintenance and repair on farm equipment, regularly cleaning and servicing equipment, painting farm structures, operating chainsaws, and welding at the employer’s shop location when required. Job will also require workers to perform custom harvesting duties which include operating bean harvester, articulate tractor, and pick-up truck when harvesting. Workers will be required to perform repair and maintenance as well as clean and service the custom harvesting equipment as required. Custom combining duties will only be performed at the locations listed in Addendum B. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. Increase or bonus may be possible depending on merit and experience. Per the Farm Laborer Fair Labor Protections Act, effective January 1, 2020, all farmworkers , including H-2A foreign guest workers, will earn one and a half times the regular rate for all hours worked over 60, and for any hours voluntarily worked on a workers day of rest. NYS Labor Law section 201g requires that employers adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy. Interactive training and a copy of the written policy must be provided to all workers. The policy must be provided in the language spoken by the workers. In accordance with NY State Law, the employer will provide employees with up to 40 hours of unpaid sick leave per year.
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:
Applicant must have or be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Drug screening and criminal background check may be done post hire at the employer's expense to ensure safety at and around the operation. Employees must be able to lift 50 pounds and will be operating harvesters for long periods of time resulting in extensive sitting.
Number of Hours Per Week:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
LT Starowitz Farms
Location:
Elba, NY 14058
Telephone Number:
+15854091399

Worksite

Address:
4803 Barrville Rd, Elba, NY 14058

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22125-137590
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/2/2022

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