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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers Laborers & Crops

BJ FARMS

GREENWICH, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15182220058
Email address to Apply:
LMBOYCE647@VERIZON.NET

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Manually plant, cultivate & harvest fruits & vegetables including but not limited to sweetcorn, cucumbers, tomatoes, beans, eggplant, peppers, melons, pumpkins & squash. Use hand tools, such as trowels. shovels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, knives & post drivers. Duties include field preparations by tilling soil, mulching, plastic application & removal, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and pruning of crops. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, & self-propelled machinery. Set up & operate irrigation equipment and participate with laying irrigation pipes and other activities. Repair & maintain, including cleaning & sanitizing, of farm vehicles, farm equipment, and mechanical equipment used in harvesting, sorting, packing, washing, & storage of produce. Construct trellises, repair fences & farm buildings. Rake lawns, shovel, sweep, and wash buildings. Harvest fruit and vegetables by hand and machine. All fruit & vegetables to be handled with care to avoid bruising. Assist with farm maintenance. Be able to work in variable adverse weather conditions. Work requires standing, sitting, kneeling and lifting up to 75 lbs on a consistent basis throughout the work day. Due to health & safety concerns on our farm, workers must understand basic instructions in English. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience in performing the tasks described in this order. While working in the field, all cell phone usage is limited to emergency use only.
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:
The employer will not guarantee to pay the workers a bonus but reserves the right, at the employers sole discretion, to offer a bonus or to pay an hourly wage rate in excess of the highest applicable rate stated above based on longevity of tenure or exceptional job performance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
BJ FARMS
Location:
GREENWICH, NY 12834
Telephone Number:
+15182220058

Worksite

Address:
611 WILBUR AVENUE, GREENWICH , NY 12834

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22207-375629
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/29/2022

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