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Farmworker: Diversified

Leverenz Farms Inc

Hamlin, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18774669757
Web address to Apply:
https://www.labor.ny.gov/home/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Worker must possess the physical strength and endurance (ability to continue or last) to repeat the harvest process though out the workday, working quickly and skillfully to perform activities assigned during that activity. Workers must work at a sustained (continuing for an extended period of time without interruption), vigorous pace (quick and steady) and make bona fide efforts (made in earnest intent) to work efficiently (performing or functions in the best possible manner with the least waste of time and effort) and consistently (same way for a long time) that are reasonable under the climatic and other working conditions, Workers may not leave trash, or other discarded items in work areas or vehicles but must dispose of such items in provided receptacles. Workers must wash hands with soap and water after all bathroom and meal breaks. Allergies to varieties of ragweed, goldenrod, insecticides, related agricultural chemicals, etc, may affect worker’s ability to perform the work described herein. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. All workers will be subject to a trial period of up to five days during which the employer will evaluate workers performance of requested tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker if the employer reasonable finds the workers performance during the trial period to be unacceptable. After this training period workers are expected to have a 1% or less bruising rate. Sanitation Requirements: For food and general personal safety purposes, all workers will be required and expected to follow common sanitary practices at all times. This is particularly critical when hand harvesting crops for human consumption. Employees are required to cleanse their hands by washing them thoroughly with soap and water after using the bathroom and before entering the fields for harvest activities or the packing facility for packing operations. Crops: Cabbage, Corn, Pumpkins, Brussel Sprouts, Spinach, Potatoes, Squash, Broccoli, Cauliflower Workers will perform various tasks involved in planting, cultivation, harvesting and packing vegetables named in this job order according to supervisor’s instructions. Workers may till soil, plant stock, and do various activities using a variety of tools. Workers will remove weeds by hand or with a hoe. Workers may aid in irrigation duties. May aid in minor repair of wooden fruit containers. Workers will harvest fruit according to color, size, and degree of maturity as specified by supervisor and place into ¾ bushel baskets taking the extra time, care and effort not to bruise or scar the fruit. Cabbage, Corn, Brussel Sprouts, Potatoes, Squash, Cauliflower: Workers will harvest & trim cabbage. Workers will be required to remove weeds by hand or with a hoe. Workers will remove rocks and other debris from the fields. Workers will bend and stoop to pick vegetables according to size, color, shape and degree of maturity and place into field containers. Workers may carry full container weighing approximately fifty (50) lbs. and empty into field bin or load onto trailer. May be required to pull and discard culls as directed by supervisor. Pickers will take care not to bruise or scar produce.
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:
All workers should have at least 3 months experience hand harvesting fruit on a commercial farm. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Workers may be subject to random drug testing at no cost to the employee. All drug testing if it occurs, will happen after the worker begins his or her employment and is not a part of the interview process. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
38
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Leverenz Farms Inc
Location:
Hamlin, NY 14464-0458
Telephone Number:
+15859643264

Worksite

Address:
918 Lake Rd East Fork, Hamlin , NY 14464

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22207-376801
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/9/2022

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