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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Seasonal Farm Helper

Great Ring Farm

Sandy Hook, CT

$18.00 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12032603911
Email address to Apply:
greatringfarm@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
The farm helper will, under the guidance of co-owners Chand and Roberta Ahuja, help with some of the regular farm tasks besides working on the special projects for this season. The work required will vary during the season, The work involved will range from seed starting, preparing raised beds, transplanting seedlings, fertilizing, spraying, weeding and harvesting. Duties will include sanitizing and washing buckets and changing the water of these buckets every few days to ensure that the flowers remain fresh in our cooler. The farm helper may be required to help with the other chores as needed for the chickens and goats on property (refilling feeders / waterers, cleaning the barn etc.) The worker may need to lift / carry some heavy objects such as a 50-pound bag of feed or bale of hay. We will need the farm worker to use a wheelbarrow to spread compost on our planting beds and use other tools such as shovels, rakes and digging forks, typical of farming. Our projects includes digging trenches around the production area to ensure good drainage Also, as we are making our own compost, the worker will be asked to operate a tractor with a front end loader to turn the compost piles. The farm worker may also be called to use a 2 wheel push tractor (BCS) with a rotary plow to make our raised beds Great Ring Farm will provide all equipment and tools neccesary for the succesful completion of this position. We will train and guide the farm worker as needed but past farming/gardening experience is required. The applicant must be willing to provide references to corroborate requirements
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:
24
Special Requirements:
Past farming/gardening experience is required. The skills we are looking for include seed starting, transplanting seedlings and shrubs.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Great Ring Farm
Company Name:
Great Ring Farm
Location:
Newtown, CT 06482
Telephone Number:
+12032603911

Worksite

Address:
1 Great Ring Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24038-701131
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/6/2024

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