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Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop

VOELPEL FARMS INC.

NEWFANE, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17166284007
Email address to Apply:
onecabbage@aol.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
24
Job Duties:
During the anticipated period of employment, the primary activity on the farm is planting, cultivating, harvesting and packing cabbage and sweet corn. Workers will be required to pull and transplant seedlings from cabbage beds, hoe weeds from planted fields, hand cut mature cabbage heads in the field and load into cabbage 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 and sweet corn. Workers must be physically able to cut cabbage 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. Workers may also drive pickup trucks, tractors or vans to transport workers to work location. Not all workers are requested to drive. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess an appropriate license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a drivers license. All workers are required to have 3 months experience in commercial, conventional farming in the jobs listed and the ability to comprehend English. All workers will be required to keep the work area neat and clean. Workers must comply with Federal and New York State Food Safety regulations.
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:
*HAND-CUT MATURE CABBAGE HEADS TO AVOID DAMAGE TO CABBAGE *HAND PICK SWEET CORN
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
VOELPEL FARMS INC.
Location:
NEWFANE, NY 14108
Telephone Number:
+17166284007

Worksite

Address:
2770 WEST CREEK RAOD, NEWFANE, NY 14108

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22130-153772
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/16/2022

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