The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective January 1, 2023) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2023), please visit:

Skip to main contentSkip to select language
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government


Farm Worker / Laborer, Vegetable Farm

Raymond Luhrman dba Fox Creek Farm

Schoharie, NY

$16.95 per hour


Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
Email address to Apply:

Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Grow vegetable and flower transplants in greenhouse and coldframes, manually preparing soil mixes, filling flats, seeding. Manual qatering, weeding, thinning and potting on of transplants. Manually plant, cultivate, hand-weed and harvest vegetables, fruits, berries, flowers, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, spades, digging forks, trowels, hoes, tampers, dibbles, pruning hooks, shears, pruners and knives. Main crops grown on farm are beans, beets, pepper, brocolli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, gourds, tomatoes, tomatillos, kale, lettuce, mesclun, melons, onions, pac choi, peas, potatoes, pumpkins, radish, scallions, spinach, squash, strawberries, raspberries, flowers and culinary herbs. Duties include tilling soil, picking rock from prepared beds, and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, and/or pruning crops; cleaning grading, packing, and loading harvested products. Must be able to distinguish fruits and vegetables for ripeness and quality and be able to quickly and efficiently harvest fully ripe fragile vegetables, flowers, and berries, with less than 1% bruising or other types of harvest or handling damage. Job requires multiple hours per day of bending, crouching, kneeling and lifting. Must be able to lift 60 lb. harvest bins, boxes, or produce bags 20-50 times per day. Aid in the construction, maintenance and repair of trellises, farm buildings, farm roads, and fencing. Operate, maintain, and repair hightunnels, including the pruning and trellising of tomatoes. Operate walk-behind mowing equipment. Set-up and operate overhead and drip irrigation equipment. Woodland management, including the harvest of firewood. Apply fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Must be able to work outside in inclement weather including heat, cold, rain and snow. Must be able to communicate in English and record daily work tasks and quantities of crops harvested. Take care of poultry, including moving fence and housing, feeding, watering, collecting, washing, and packing eggs, as well as butchering chickens. Due to the fragile nature of our crops and the demand for quality from our customers, workers must comply with general sanitary practices such as washing hand before and after handling our produce, and to prevent infecting our crops with Tobacco Mosaic Virus, must not use any type of tobacco products. Three months of verifiable experience in the aforementioned required.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
We expect workers applying for this position to have experience with all of the tasks described in section A.8A. of this application, and to be available to work for the duration described in this document. Please note that applying for this position without the necessary work experience will result in a non-hire.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Raymond Luhrman dba Fox Creek Farm
Company Name:
Raymond Luhrman dba Fox Creek Farm
Schoharie, NY 12157
Telephone Number:


182 Fox Creek Farm Road, Schoharie, NY 12157

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
Multiple Worksites:
Date Posted: