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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers Laborers & Crops

BUHRMASTER FRUIT & PRODUCE INC

SCOTIA, NY

$16.95 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15183395931
Email address to Apply:
BUHRMASTERFARMS@GMAIL.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Workers will plant and cultivate vegetables, fruit, and field crops both manually and by operating tractors and tractor drawn machinery. Manually prune, plant & harvest the following crops: Apples, Berries, Watermelon, Corn, Tomatoes, Asparagus, Peppers, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Peas, Green Beans, Cabbage, Pumpkins & Squash. Greenhouse work; some plants are started by seed in a temperature controlled environment. Workers will work with seeding plants in trays, stacking trays, covering stacks and moving stacks to hot room for good germination. This includes preparing trays for seeding, moving the stacks after germination to greenhouses. When seedlings reach appropriate size workers will transplant seedlings to prepared beds according to supervisors instructions. Drive & operate farm machines to grow & harvest fruits and vegetables. Attach farm implements, such as plow, seed drill and manure spreader to tractors and drive tractors and operate implements in field to till soil and plant, cultivate and fertilize crops. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow & fertilize soil or to plant, cultivate, spray & haul harvest crops. Repair & maintain farm vehicles, implements & mechanical equipment. Thin and weed plants. Must be able to use hand tools: shovels to dig soil and remove rocks; trowels to plant seedlings; hoes to remove weeds without damage to plants and roots; tampers to plant seeds; shears to prune; and knives to harvest produce without cutting vines. Mix chemical solutions, such as pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers and spray crops. Must be able to lift and carry 75 Ibs consistently throughout the day. Must be able to bend and stoop and stand on feet for long periods of time to weed and harvest crops. After a completion of 2 days of training Employer will expect workers to pick a minimum of 100 bu with no more than 4% bruising. Employer may conduct/require random drug or alcohol tests at employer’s expense after hiring, for the safety of themselves and others as they will be operating machinery. Failure to comply with request or testing positive will result in termination. Workers referred as a result of this order must have a minimum of three months verifiable experience.
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:
After completion of 2 days of training, employer will expect worker to: pick a minimum of 100 bu of produce with no more than 4% bruising per day. 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:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
BUHRMASTER FRUIT & PRODUCE INC
Location:
SCOTIA, NY 12302
Telephone Number:
+15183995931

Worksite

Address:
193 SARATOGA ROAD, SCOTIA, NY 12302

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23011-694585
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/25/2023

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