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Leary Farm Inc.

Saco, ME

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  8
Begin date: 6/15/2024
End date: 10/15/2024
Perform manual labor to primarily cultivate, harvest, grade and pack a variety of mixed vegetables including, but not limited to cabbage, sweet corn, peppers, cucumbers, squash, and pumpkins. Weed and thin plants. Pick, cut, lift, or pull crops during harvest. Tie vegetables in bunches. On a smaller scale, plant roots, seeds and bulbs as needed. Spread plastic or other ground covering. Till soil. Transplant plants by hand. Stake/tie plants, trellis/prune plants, and set poles and wires for vine plants. Detassel corn. Walk through fields and pull tassel off plants as directed. Rogue corn and remove off-type plants. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Dig and maintain ditches Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Clean plastic by hand from ground upon removal. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, post-harvest clean up, and other manual tasks. Grade, size, and sort product according to color, shape, size, appearance, feel, and/or quality, in accordance with supervisor’s instructions. Inspect products for damage/defects and discard inferior products and foreign matter. Place product in bins/trays and other containers according to grade and mark grades on containers. Weigh products and record weight and/or grade. Handle product carefully to prevent damage. Operate ATVs, when directed. ATVs must be operated properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer’s products and property. Must have sufficient hand and finger dexterity to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Must be able to differentiate colors, textures, and other attributes of product to distinguish varieties and identify defects. Use hand tools including but not limited to knives, hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Clean/sanitize work areas and equipment. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker’s ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. TERMINATION. Prior to any termination for cause, employer evaluates workers’ performance of required tasks and compliance with Work Rules and other employer policies. Employer may terminate a worker for cause if the worker’s performance consistently and/or substantially fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations (in accordance with the criteria set forth herein), or otherwise engages in serious or egregious misconduct that endangers health, safety, or property.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  No
Special Requirements:  Work outside in inclement weather conditions. Repetitively walk, bend, stoop, reach, stand, push, pull and lift, carry and load up to 50 lbs.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Leary Farm Inc
Location:  Saco, ME 04072
Telephone Number:  +12079390060

Worksite Address:

269 Flag Pond Road, Saco, ME 04072

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